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 website is available here.

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

Roster

Ms. Kathleen Marie Smith (Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Andre G. Wenzel (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Brian Vetruba (Past-Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Paula Mae Carns (Secretary, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Megan P. Bennett (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Jessie Christensen (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Sharon R. Clayton (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Mara M. Egherman, MA, MLIS (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Christine Ericson (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Heidi Madden (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ramona V. Romero (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Walter Schlect (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Timothy Shipe (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Ann P. Snoeyenbos (Member-at-Large, March 15, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Ann P. Snoeyenbos (Member-at-Large, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Lana Soglasnova (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Masha Stepanova (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Walter Butler (Board Liaison, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)

Displaying active committee roster as of 03/01/2024. Last retrieved on 03/01/2024. Members can log in and refresh the page to view full contact information for committee members.

Resources

Composition

As of August 2023, ESS had 465 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. Committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer deadlines and requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site

Staff Liaison

Lauren Carlton
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
E-mail: lcarlton@ala.org