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Editorial Team

Current Team - Fall 2020

Catherine Liebau-Nelsen (she/her), Editor-in-Chief

Catherine Liebau-Nelsen

Catherine graduated from Fresno State University with her B.A. in English (literature). She lives in Central California, where she spent the last year and a half as a substitute teacher for elementary schools in her hometown. Having spent the last academic year as the social media coordinator for the First Generation Student Group leadership team, Catherine is thrilled to expand her footprint at SJSU this term as the editor-in-chief of SRJ. After three and a half years in the program, she will be graduating with her MLIS in Fall of 2021. During her down time, Catherine enjoys devouring fantasy novels, catching up on new chapters of manga, and watching YouTube gameplay with her husband.

Sarah Wilson (she/her), Managing Editor

Sarah Wilson

Sarah is honored to be the ME of a publication that values the voices of student researchers. As a prospective youth services library professional, holding a B.A. in Theatre from UCSD, she intends to graduate from the MLIS program in the Fall of 2023. Sarah is a member of the ischool REFORMA student group and is the marketing manager for Abacus Credit Counseling. In her spare time she relishes opportunities to listen to audiobooks, play goaltimate frisbee, jam with her 3-year-old drummer, and role-play with her 6-year-old storyteller.

Kristen Jacobson (she/her), Content Editor

Kristen Jacobson

Kristen is extremely excited to join the Student Research Journal as a new member of the editorial team. She received her B.A. from the University of Redlands, Johnston Center for Integrated Studies, graduating with an emphasis in English, theater arts, creative writing, pedagogy, and diversity studies. In 2011, Kristen earned a Masters of Arts Degree in Education and a single subject teaching credential in English language arts from the State of California. She currently works as a freelance writer and editor and private tutor. When she's not working, she spends her time reading literary fiction and nonfiction, "writing" short stories, and watching television and movies of varying degrees of quality.

Marian Griffin (she/her), Content Editor

Marian Griffin

Marian earned a B.A. in English from Southern Virginia University in 2009, and is currently employed as a library page in Modesto, CA. She is excited to be joining the SRJ team as a content editor and will be graduating from the MLIS program in May of 2021. In her spare time she enjoys playing games and cooking with her three children, reading anything she can get her hands, ears, or eyes on, and finding delightful nonsense in everyday things.

Dorianne Shaffer (she/her), Content Editor

Dorianne Shaffer

Dorianne, more frequently known as Dory, holds a dual B.S. in Political Science and Social Science from Lake Superior State University and will graduate from SJSU with her MLIS in 2021. She lives in Michigan’s beautiful Upper Peninsula where she works and volunteers at several libraries. Her research interests include international and comparativelibrarianship, civic literacy, social justice, advocacy, accessibility, and scholarly communication. In her free time she enjoys vintage fashion, social advocacy, politics, and wasting hours on the shores of Lake Superior.

Justin Sana (he/his), Copy Editor

Justin Sana

Justin holds a BA. in Psychology from SJSU and currently works as an administrator for the San Jose Public Library. He plans on graduating in Fall 2020 and has an interest in academic librarianship and information literacy. Personal interests include reading short sci-fi stories, playing bass guitar, and supporting Liverpool F.C.

Shelly Sarfati (she/her), Copy Editor

Shelly Sarfati

Shelly earned her B.A. in English from the University of California, Irvine. She went on to receive three teaching credentials from California State University, Fullerton. She has taught elementary and middle school for the past five years in Reno, NV. She is interested in the technical side of information science and plans to graduate from the iSchool in Fall 2021. In her rare spare time, Shelly enjoys reading literary fiction, watching British TV, and spending time with her husband, 10-year-old son, and 3-year-old twin daughters.

Brianna Limas (she/they), Content Editor

Brianna Limas

Brianna holds a BA from Whittier College in Storytelling & Spirituality. Their interests include information literacy, instruction design, open education, and critical librarianship. Brianna has worked in academic, public, and school libraries and has particular interest in working in college libraries; they are also a 2019 Spectrum Scholar and current Vice President for the OC Chapter of REFORMA. Outside of work and school, Brianna writes stories and poetry, plays roller derby, reads speculative fiction, bakes, and embroiders. They plan to graduate in Fall 2021.


Advisory Board

Dr. Sandra Hirsh
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. Lisa Daulby
Debbie Faires
Dr. Patricia C. Franks

Dr. Mary Ann Harlan
Dr. Deborah Hicks
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. Cheryl Stenström
Dr. Michael Stephens
Dr. Virginia Tucker
Beth Wrenn-Estes
Dr. Michelle A.L. Villigran


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: 2020-2011

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, Content 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