Library Faculty & Staff

Librarians & Library Staff

Library Director: Bob Houbeck
Assistant Library Director: Mickey Doyle
Administrative Assistant: Becky Waller

Vera Anderson
Reference Librarian
219 Thompson Library
Phone: 810.762.3413
Areas covered: General reference, business & management, government resources, public administration

Zia Davidian
Reference Librarian
314 Thompson Library
Phone: 810.766.6781
Areas covered: General reference, education, foreign languages, linguistics, psychology, social work, research instruction

Mickey Doyle
Reference Librarian & Assistant Director of the Library
326 Thompson Library
Phone: 810.762.3401
Areas covered: General reference; biology; chemistry; computer science; engineering; geography, planning, & environment; mathematics; physics & astronomy; general sciences
Robert L. Houbeck
Director of the Library
Phone: 810.762.3018

Colleen Marquis
227 Thompson Library (Genesee Historical Collections Center)
Phone: 810.762.3402
Areas covered: History, archives, liberal studies

On leave until August 28, 2020; response may be delayed. Contact a reference librarian for immediate assistance.

Emily Newberry
Web Services Team Leader & Reference Librarian
317 Thompson Library
Phone: 810.424.5302
Areas covered: General reference, anthropology, criminal justice, sociology, nursing, health care, medicine, Genesee Early College

Margaret Reamer
Margaret retired on April 30, 2020. Contact Liz Svoboda for assistance.


Desiree Sharland
Information Resources Assistant
Phone: 810.766.6675

On leave until July 31, 2020. Contact Liz Svoboda for assistance.

Paul Streby
Collection Development Librarian & Reference Team Leader
316 Thompson Library
Phone: 810.762.3405
Areas covered: Online resources & web issues, general reference, communication, law, philosophy, religion

Liz Svoboda
Head of Circulation & Instruction, Outreach, and Reference Librarian
331 Thompson Library
Phone: 810.762.3007
Areas covered: Circulation, general reference, Africana studies, English, international studies, social media, theatre & dance, women's and gender studies, research instruction

Anh Thach
Serials Clerk
Phone: 810.762.3414

Jordan Tiffany
Information Resources Assistant
Phone: 810.766.6756

On leave until July 31, 2020. Contact Liz Svoboda for assistance.

Becky Waller
Administrative Assistant to the Director
Phone: 810.762.3410

Matthew Wolverton
Electronic Resource Management & Reference Librarian, Technical Services Team Leader
133 Thompson Library (Technical Services)
Phone: 810.762.3415
Areas covered: Art, economics, general reference, music, political science