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Editorial Team

Current Team - Fall 2021

Amber Passey (she/her), Editor-in-Chief

Amber has studied human development and applied linguistics, earning a B.S. from Brigham Young University and an M.A. in Applied Linguistics from the University of Utah, respectively. In her personal and professional life, she has developed skills in teaching, editing, and playing with young children. From her first human development course, she has loved the research process and sought opportunities to participate in research as an undergraduate assistant, a professional research assistant, and a graduate student researcher.

Benjamin Brown (he/him), Managing Editor

Ben Brown

Ben earned a B.A. in European History from California State University, Fresno in 2013 and an M.A. in Modern European History from SJSU in 2018. He started his Master of Library and Information Science degree program in the spring of 2021 and has a focus in web programming and information architecture. In that time, he has been working as an intern for the University of Michigan as a researcher and librarian on a platform called 1cademy. Beyond his studies, Ben enjoys fly fishing and reading science fiction novels.

Amber Morrell (she/her), Content Editor

Amber Morrell

Amber earned her BA in English Literature from California State University, Fullerton. A lifelong California resident, she lived in the desert, the mountains, and the redwoods before settling in Orange County. Amber works as a senior library assistant in a public library system with particular interest in youth services, local history, and digital humanities. Outside of libraries, Amber writes fantasy and science fiction novels for children and young adults. In her meager free time, she enjoys camping with her husband and daughter, playing Dungeons & Dragons, and watching her two new kittens tease her dog.

Madison Jurgens (she/her), Content Editor

Madison Jurgens

Madison graduated from the University of California, Irvine, in 2019 with a B.A. in Anthropology. She is currently pursuing a career in academic librarianship and anticipates graduating with her MLIS degree in the Fall 2022. Her passion for research and helping others to improve their writing has led her to join the Student Research Journal as a content editor. She is enthusiastic about the opportunity and hopes to continue involvement with the publication process in the future. Aside from academia, Madison enjoys hiking, building ceramics, and spending time with family in her free time.

Nicole Daly (she/her), Content Editor

Nicole Daly

Nicole graduated from Villanova University with a M.S. in Psychology, after attending and completing a B.A. in Psychology from Arcadia University. She served as the Vice President of Finance for the Graduate Student Council and as an editor of Concept during her time at Villanova and is excited to join the team of SRJ this semester. She anticipates graduating from SJSU’s MLIS program this Fall 2022. In her free time Nicole enjoys baking, spending time with family, and reading with a cat in her lap and a good cup of tea by her side.

Nick Catt (he/him), Content Editor

Nick Catt

Nick was born and raised in Whittier, California, and currently resides in East Los Angeles. He holds MA and BA degrees in American Studies from California State University, Fullerton. In 2021, he entered SJSU’s MLIS program and looks forward to a career in public librarianship. He recently completed a summer internship providing reference by mail services to people who are incarcerated through San Francisco Public Library’s Jail and Reentry Services program. This experience and others in public library settings have convinced him of the transformative power of librarianship to effect real change in our world. In his free time, Nick enjoys collecting vinyl records and other physical music media. To the lament of his partner, he even has a growing collection of LaserDiscs.

Elizabeth Kuykendall (she/her), Copy Editor

Elizabeth Kuykendall

Originally from San Diego, Elizabeth earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst before spending the next 15 years working with chimpanzees. She now works in Access Services and Communications at a university library in Washington. As a very part-time MLIS student, she will finally finish her degree in December 2023. When not working or studying, she enjoys reading, watching musical theater, doing jigsaw puzzles, and obsessing over her cats, Tilly and Roo.


Advisory Board

*All members of the advisory board are affiliated with San José State's School of Information.

Dr. Anthony Chow
Director


Dr. Linda Main
Associate Director


Dr. Anthony Bernier Faculty Advisor


Dr. Sue Alman
Dr. Joni Richards Bodart
Dr. Mary Bolin
Dr. Michelle Chen
Dr. Souvick Ghosh

Dr. Mary Ann Harlan


Dr. Deborah Hicks
Dr. Darra Hoffman
Jason Kaltenbacher
Dr. Geoffrey Z. Liu
Dr. Ziming Liu
Dr. David V. Loertscher
Dr. Lili Luo

Dr. Kristen Rebmann
Dr. Tonia San Nicolas Rocca
Alyce Scott
Dr. Michael Stephens
Dr. Virginia Tucker
Beth Wrenn-Estes
Dr. Michelle A.L. Villagran


Become an Editor

The SRJ recruits Content Editors and Copy Editors, as well as the positions of Managing Editor and Editor-in-Chief. For additional information email the Editor-in-Chief at sjsu.ischool.srj@gmail.com.

Past Editorial Teams: 2021-2011

11-1 (2021 June)
Catherine Liebau-Nelsen, Editor-in-Chief
Sarah Wilson, Managing Editor
Marian Griffin, Content Editor
Kristen Jacobson, Content Editor
Dorianne Shaffer, Content Editor
Ariel Dyer, Content Editor
Michelle Sarfati, Copy Editor
Molly Wunderli, Copy Editor

10-2 (2020 December)
Catherine Liebau-Nelsen, Editor-in-Chief
Sarah Wilson, Managing Editor
Brianna Limas, Content Editor
Marian Griffin, Content Editor
Kristen Jacobson, Content Editor
Dorianne Shaffer, Content Editor
Justin Sana, Copy Editor
Michelle Sarfati, Copy Editor

10-1 (2020 June)
Margaret Snyder, Editor-in-Chief
Phyllis Pistorino, Managing Editor
Terry Schiavone, Content Editor
Claire Goldstein, Content Editor
Ester Momand, Content Editor
Justin Sana, Copy Editor
Brianna Limas, Copy Editor
Havilah Steinman, Content Editor


9-2 (2019 December)
Margaret Snyder, Editor-in-Chief
Rachel Greggs, Managing Editor
Channon Arabit, Copy Editor
Claire Goldstein, Content Editor
Esther Momand, Content Editor
Phyllis Pistorino, Copy Editor
Terry Schiavone Content Editor
Havilah Steinman, Content Editor

9-1 (2019 June)
Megan Price, Editor-in-Chief
Rachel Greggs, Managing Editor
Stephanie Akau, Content Editor
Channon Arabit, Copy Editor
Claire Goldstein, Content Editor
Terry Schiavone Content Editor
Tayci Stallings, Copy Editor
Havilah Steinman, Content Editor


8-2 (2019 January)
Megan Price, Editor-in-Chief
Kelly Pollard, Managing Editor
Stephanie Akau, Content Editor
Stacy Andell, Content Editor
Channon Arabit, Copy Editor
Claire Goldstein, Content Editor
Rachel Greggs, Content/Copy Editor
Lisa Lowdermilk, Content/Copy Editor

8-1 (2018 June)

Holley Cornetto, Editor-in-Chief
Kelly Pollard, Managing Editor
Priscilla Ameneyro, Copy Editor
Stephanie Akau, Content Editor
Stacy Andell, Content Editor
Claire Goldstein, Content Editor
Robert King, Content Editor
Lisa Lowdermilk, Content/Copy Editor
Mary Malone, Content Editor

7-2 (2018 January)
Holley Cornetto, Editor-in-Chief
Lindsey Travis, Managing Editor
Claire Goldstein, Content Editor
Robert King, Content Editor
Kelly Pollard, Content Editor
Emmanuel Edward Te, Content Editor
Amy Rudberg, Copy Editor
Mary Malone, Copy Editor

7-1 (2017 June)
Tamarack Hockin, Editor-in-Chief
Laurel A. Brenner, Managing Editor
Lindsey Travis, Managing Editor
Claire Goldstein, Content Editor
Brooke Heskett, Content Editor
Devon Lee, Content Editor
M. Julee Tanner, Content Editor
Emmanuel Edward Te, Content Editor
Amy Rudberg, Copy Editor
Kate M Spaulding, Copy Editor

6-2 (2017 Jan)
Tamarack Hockin, Editor-in-Chief
Gina Nichols, Managing Editor
Laurel A Brenner, Content Editor
Laurel Diskin, Content Editor
Brooke Heskett, Content Editor
Devon Lee, Content Editor
M. Julee Tanner, Content Editor
Lindsey Travis, Content Editor
Elizabeth Byrne, Copy Editor
Kate M Spaulding, Copy Editor

6-1 (2016, June)
Adrienne Mathewson, Editor-in-Chief
Gina Nichols, Managing Editor
Melissa Anderson, Content Editor
Laurel Diskin, Content Editor
Tamarack Hockin, Content Editor
Devon Lee, Content Editor
M. Julee Tanner, Content Editor
Lindsey Travis, Content Editor
Cathryn Gowen, Copy Editor
Mary Alice Kolonay, Copy Editor

SRJ 5-2 (2015, Dec)
Adrienne Mathewson, Editor-in-Chief
Janet Casey, Managing Editor
Melissa Anderson, Content Editor
Devon Lee, Content Editor
Lawrence Mak, Content Editor
Rebecca Padrick, Content Editor
Camille Peters, Content Editor
Josh Smith, Content Editor
Laurel Diskin, Copy Editor
Mary Alice Kolonay, Copy Editor

SRJ 5-1 (2015, May)
Adrienne Mathewson, Editor-in-Chief
Janet Casey, Managing Editor
Melissa Anderson, Content Editor
Lawrence Mak, Content Editor
Rebecca Padrick, Content Editor
Camille Peters, Content Editor
Josh Smith, Content Editor
Alicia Zuniga, Content Editor
Kristin Clark, Copy Editor
Laurel Diskin, Copy Editor

SRJ 4-2 (2014, Dec)
Adrienne Mathewson, Editor-in-Chief
Sara Kelso, Managing Editor
Kristin Clark, Copy Editor
Lawrence Mak, Content Editor
Alexandria Post, Content Editor
Laura Stanger, Content Editor
Tacoma Tomilson, Content Editor
Stephanie Routhier-Perry, Copy Editor
Alicia Zuniga, Content Editor

SRJ 4-1 (2014, May)
Adrienne Mathewson, Editor-in-Chief
Sara Kelso, Managing Editor
Jason Baker, Content Editor
Brighid M. Gonzales, Content Editor
Lawrence Mak, Content Editor
Alexandria Post, Content Editor
Laura Stanger, Content Editor
Tacoma Tomilson, Content Editor
Susannah Kopecky, Copy Editor
Stephanie Routhier-Perry, Copy Editor

SRJ 3-2 (2013, Dec)
Adrienne Mathewson, Editor in Chief
Barnaby Hughes, Managing Editor
Rachel Foote, Content Editor
James E Hicks, Content Editor
Sara Kelso, Content Editor
L. Meghann Kuhlmann, Content Editor
Lawrence Mak, Content Editor
Laura Stanger, Content Editor
Susannah Kopecky, Copy Editor
Lea Mason, Copy Editor

SRJ 3-1 (2013, May)
Elyse Meyers, Editor in Chief
Barnaby Hughes, Managing Editor
Rose Love Chou, Content Editor
Rachel Foote, Content Editor
Amanda Heath, Content Editor
James E Hicks, Content Editor
Robin Olbekson Markel, Content Editor
L. Meghann Kuhlmann, Content Editor
Lea Mason, Copy Editor
Melleny Thomasson, Copy Editor

SRJ 2-2 (2013, Jan)
Elyse Meyers, Editor in Chief
Susan B Wainscott, Managing Editor
Rose Love Chou, Content Editor
Rachel Foote, Content Editor
Amanda Heath, Content Editor
James E Hicks, Content Editor
L. Meghann Kuhlmann, Content Editor
Robin Olbekson Markel, Content Editor
Lori Myrland, Copy Editor
Melleny Thomasson, Copy Editor

SRJ 2-1 – (2012, May)
Stacey Nordlund, Editor in Chief
Susan B Wainscott, Managing Editor
Rose Love Chou, Content Editor
Cynthia M Cohen, Content Editor
Samantha Godbey, Content Editor
Amanda Heath, Content Editor
James E Hicks, Content Editor
Robin Olbekson Markel, Content Editor
Elyse Meyers, Copy Editor

SRJ 1-2- in AB files (2011, Dec)
Maria Otero-Boisvert, Editor in Chief
Stacey Nordlund, Managing Editor
Cynthia M Cohen, Content Editor
Samantha Godbey, Content Editor
James E Hicks, Content Editor
Margo Padilla, Content Editor
Kimberly Price, Content Editor
Theresa Putkey, Content Editor
Susan E Edwards, Copy Editor
Colleen Vincent, Copy Editor

SRJ 1-1 – (2011, July)
Suzanne Scott, Editor-in-Chief
Richard Thomchick, Managing Editor
Cynthia M Cohen, Content Editor
Samantha Godbey, Content Editor
James E Hicks, Content Editor
Kimberly Price, Content Editor
Theresa Putkey, Content Editor
Susan E Edwards, Copy Editor
Colleen Vincent, Copy Editor