Visiting Librarian

Research & Academic Services

I’m passionate about Open Data and Open Science practices that support transparent, reproducible, and reusable research across disciplines. I am currently the US Government and Funder Lead at Figshare, a repository platform to make all products of scholarly research open, discoverable, and citable. At Figshare, I manage data repository projects for including a repository for research from the National Institutes of Health. I received my PhD in cognitive psychology from Vanderbilt University in 2014 and joined the CMU Libraries as a CLIR/DLF postdoctoral fellow from 2014-2016. From 2016-2019 I served as the Liaison for Psychology and Neuroscience as well as the Program Director for Open Science at the Libraries. Currently, as a visiting faculty member, I am continuing a collaborative research program to understand current research practices and perceptions and am involved in the professional community of open science practitioners and supporters at CMU, in Pittsburgh, and around the world.