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Collection Development Librarians

Collection Development Librarians at the GW Libraries are responsible for developing collections to fit the needs of individual academic departments and programs. Each librarian has assigned responsibility for departments or programs. Each librarian develops familiarity with departmental needs for library collections and acts as library contact to assist in planning collections to support teaching and research.

Listed below are librarians responsible for specific departments and programs.

Accountancy Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674
Africana Studies David Killian (202) 242-6623
American Studies David Killian (202) 242-6623
Anthropology David Killian (202) 242-6623
Arabic Language and Literature Cathy Zeljak (202) 994-0124
Art & Design (Corcoran) Shira Eller (202) 994-4845
Art History Shira Eller (202) 994-4845
Art Therapy Joscelyn Leventhal (202) 994-5680
Biochemistry Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924
Biological Sciences Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924
Chemistry Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924
China Documentation Center Yan He (202) 994-0624
Chinese Language and Literature Yan He (202) 994-0624
Civil and Environmental Engineering Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924
Classics Dolsy Smith (202) 689-5284
College of Professional Studies Joscelyn Leventhal (202) 689-5284
Communication David Killian (202) 242-6623
Computer Science Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924
Counseling and Human Development Dorinne Banks (202) 994-2250
Curriculum and Pedagogy Dorinne Banks (202) 994-2250
Decision Sciences Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674
Earth and Environmental Sciences Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924
East Asian Languages and Literatures  
 • Chinese Yan He (202) 994-0624
 • Japanese Mitsuyo Sato (202) 994-6014
 • Korean Cathy Zeljak (202) 994-7105 
Economics Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674
Eckles Library David Killian (202) 242-6623
Educational Leadership Dorinne Banks (202) 994-2250
Electrical and Computer Engineering Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924
Engineering Management and Systems Engineering Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674
English and American Literature Dolsy Smith (202) 994-9508
Environmental & Resource Policy David Ettinger (202) 994-1355
European Studies David Ettinger (202) 994-1355
Film Studies Tina Plottel (202) 994-2294
Finance Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674
Forensic Sciences David Killian (202) 242-6623
French Language & Literature Bill Gillis (202) 994-7513
Geography David Killian (202) 242-6623
German Language & Literature Mark Yoffe (202) 994-6303
Global Resources Center Cathy Zeljak (202) 994-7105
Graduate School of Political Management David Ettinger (202) 994-1355
Healthcare Corporate Compliance Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674
Historic Preservation David Killian (202) 242-6623
History David Killian (202) 242-6623
Hominid Paleobiology David Killian (202) 242-6623
Human and Organizational Learning Dorinne Banks (202) 994-2250
Information Systems and Technology Management Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674
Integrated Information, Science, and Technology Program Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924
International Affairs David Ettinger (202) 994-1355
Interior Architecture David Killian (202) 242-6623
International Business Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674
International Development Studies David Ettinger (202) 994-1355
International Trade & Investment Policy David Ettinger (202) 994-1355
Italian Language & Literature Bill Gillis (202) 994-7513
Japan Resource Center Mitsuyo Sato (202) 994-6014
 • Okinawa Collection Mitsuyo Sato (202) 994-6014
Japanese Language and Literature Mitsuyo Sato (202) 994-6014
Judaic Studies (general collections) Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674
Judaica and Hebraica (Special Collections) Jen King (202) 994-0628
Korean Language and Literature Cathy Zeljak (202) 994-7105
Labor History Beth Kaplan (202) 994-5081
Latin American Studies David Ettinger (202) 994-1355
Law Firm Management Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674
Management Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674
Marketing Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674
Mathematics Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924
Middle East and North Africa Research Center Cathy Zeljak (202) 994-0124
Molecular Biotechnology Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924
Museum Studies David Killian (202) 242-6623
Music Tina Plottel (202) 994-2294
Naval Sciences David Killian (202) 242-6623
Organizational Sciences Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674
Paralegal Studies David Ettinger (202) 994-1355
Peace Studies David Ettinger (202) 994-1355
Philosophy Dolsy Smith (202) 689-5284
Physics Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924
Police and Security Studies David Killian (202) 242-6623
Political Management David Ettinger (202) 994-1355
Political Psychology David Ettinger (202) 994-1355
Political Science David Ettinger (202) 994-1355
Psychology David Killian (202) 242-6623
Public Administration Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674
Public Leadership David Ettinger (202) 994-1355
Public Policy David Ettinger (202) 994-1355
Publishing Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674
Religion Dolsy Smith (202) 994-5284
Romance, German, and Slavic Languages & Literatures  
 • French, Italian, Spanish Bill Gillis (202) 994-7513
 • German Mark Yoffe (202) 994-6303
 • Slavic Languages Mark Yoffe (202) 994-6303 
Russia, Eurasia, Central and Eastern Europe Research Center Mark Yoffe (202) 994-6303
School of Media & Public Affairs David Killian (202) 242-6623
Science, Technology, and Public Policy David Ettinger (202) 994-1355
Security and Safety Leadership David Killian (202) 242-6623
Security Policy Studies David Ettinger (202) 994-1355
Slavic Languages and Literatures Mark Yoffe (202) 994-6303
Sociology David Killian (202) 242-6623
South & Southeast Asian Studies Cathy Zeljak (202) 994-7105
Special Collections Research Center Jennifer King (202) 994-0628
Special Education and Disability Studies Dorinne Banks (202) 994-2250
Speech and Hearing Science Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924
Statistics Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924
Strategic Management and Public Policy Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674
Sustainable Landscapes Joscelyn Leventhal (202) 994-5680
Sustainable Urban Planning Joscelyn Leventhal (202) 994-5680
Taiwan Resource Center Yan He (202) 994-0624
Teacher Preparation and Special Education Dorinne Banks (202) 994-2250
Theatre and Dance Shira Eller (202) 994-4845
Tourism and Hospitality Management Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674
University Archives Jen King (202) 994-3925
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Tolonda Henderson (202) 994-4758

 

 

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