European Studies Section

Charge

Represents librarians and specialists in European affairs from ancient times to the present, and promotes the improvement of library services supporting study and research.

The official ESS committee rosters are listed below, and the ESS websites are available here (WESSWeb) and here (SEES).

ACRL Slavic & East European Section (SEES) and ACRL Western European Studies Section (WESS) merged to form ESS on September 1, 2017.

Roster

Dr. Thomas Francis Keenan (Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Dr. Heidi Madden (Chair, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Ms. Kathryn Kuntz (Secretary, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Dr. Helene Huet (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Dr. Thomas Francis Keenan (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Dr. Heidi Madden (Past-Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Ann P. Snoeyenbos (Past-Chair, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Margaret Ann Browndorf (Secretary, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Dr. Paula Mae Carns (Member-at-Large, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Nickoal Eichmann-Kalwara (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Joanneke Elliott (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Joanneke Elliott (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Joanneke Elliott (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Katie E. Gibson (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2021)
Katie E. Gibson (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Dr. Bryan James McGeary (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Manuel Ostos (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2020)
Walter Schlect (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Dr. Adrienne Seely (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Timothy Shipe (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Kathleen Marie Smith (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Mr. Alain J. St. Pierre, Jr (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Dr. Michelle Urberg (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Dr. Michelle Urberg (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Chella Vaidyanathan (Member-at-Large, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Brian Vetruba (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Brian Vetruba (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Brian Vetruba (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Larisa Walsh (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
April D. Cunningham (Board Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Megan R. Griffin (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Megan R. Griffin (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/08/2020. Last retrieved on 07/08/2020. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

As of August 2019, ESS had 533 members. The committee composition is determined by section leadership.
 

Origin

The European Studies Section (ESS) was established in 2017.  ACRL Slavic & East European Section (SEES) and ACRL Western European Studies Section (WESS) merged to form ESS.

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form by February 15 for committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.

Staff Liaison

Megan Griffin
Senior Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

Work: 312-280-2514
E-mail: mgriffin@ala.org