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Hannah Sommers (she/her)

Senior Associate Dean and Deputy University Librarian
Department
Eckles Library
Research & User Services
Resource Description
Scholarly Technology
Senior Leadership Team

With her peers, Hannah advises the Dean on the overall strategic direction of LAI to help GW advance in its research and learning missions, and to demonstrate its commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion more fully.  She provides leadership in the planning and development of services within a management portfolio that enables the GW community to explore, create, and discover information in new ways, manage research data at any point in the research lifecycle, lower the cost of course materials, and serve the research and learning enterprises across all campus locations. Example collaborative projects and partnerships include: Social Feed Manager & TweetSets, The Eckles Prize, GW ScholarSpace, and Python Camp.

Office location
Gelman Library
Areas of expertise
Agile creative process