Cornell University Subject Librarians

The Library's physical and digital collections are administered by a team of subject librarians — also called selectors or bibliographers — who make purchase decisions in consultation with Cornell scholars. See also our liaisons to academic departments and programs.

List of library selectors with contact information
Area Selector Phone Email Selection Team
Accounting Ken Bolton 255-4103 ktb4@cornell.edu Social Sciences
African Studies Kofi Acree 255-5229 ea18@cornell.edu Area
African-American Studies Kofi Acree 255-5229 ea18@cornell.edu Area
American History Virginia Cole 255-5359 vac11@cornell.edu Humanities
American Indian History Maureen Morris 255-7455 mm342@cornell.edu Social Sciences
American Literature & Film Fred Muratori 255-6662 fmm1@cornell.edu Humanities
Ancient History Virginia Cole 255-5359 vac11@cornell.edu Humanities
Animal Science Michael Cook (Mann)
Leah McEwen (Vet)
255-7959
793-6217
mnc2@cornell.edu
lrm1@cornell.edu
Science
Anthropology Maureen Morris 255-7455 mm342@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Applied Economics  (Mann) Carson Williams   cew262@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Archaeology Virginia Cole 255-5359 vac11@cornell.edu Humanities
Architecture Martha Walker 255-6719 maw6@cornell.edu Humanities
Art Susette Newberry 255-3927 sn18@cornell.edu Humanities
Asia (General) Carole Atkinson 255-8189 cea1@cornell.edu Area
Asia Reference (General) Carole Atkinson 255-8199 cea1@cornell.edu Area
Asian American Studies Reanna Esmail 255-5176 rke24@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Astronomy Henrik Spoon 255-5268 h.spoon@cornell.edu Science
Australian/New Zealand Literature & Film Fred Muratori 255-6662 fmm1@cornell.edu Humanities
Bibliography/History of the Book Bonna Boettcher 255-5998 bjb57@cornell.edu Humanities
Biochemistry Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
Biological & Environmental Engineering Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
Biological Statistics & Computational Biology Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
British History (modern & medieval) Virginia Cole 255-5359 vac11@cornell.edu Humanities
Business (JGSM) Ken Bolton 255-4103 ktb4@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Business (Hospitality Industry) Ken Bolton 255-4103 ktb4@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Business (Mann) Carson Williams   cew262@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Canadian Literature & Film Fred Muratori 255-6662 fmm1@cornell.edu Humanities
Chemistry Leah McEwen 793-6217 lrm1@cornell.edu Science
Children's Literature Wendy Wilcox 254-6241 ww83@cornell.edu Humanities
Chinese Studies Liren Zheng 255-5759 lz14@cornell.edu Area
Christianity Patrick Stevens 255-3530 pjs3@cornell.edu Humanities
City and Regional Planning Martha Walker 255-6719 maw6@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Classics Virginia Cole 255-5359 vac11@cornell.edu Humanities
Commonwealth History Virginia Cole 255-5359 vac11@cornell.edu Humanities
Communication Carson Williams   cew262@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Comparative Literature Fred Muratori 255-6662 fmm1@cornell.edu Humanities
Computer Science, Technology & Networking Jill Powell 255-8701 jhp1@cornell.edu Science
Cornell University (Archives) Evan Earle
Eileen Keating
255-3530
255-3530
efe4@cornell.edu
eek2@cornell.edu
Rare & Manuscript Collections
Criminology Maureen Morris 255-7455 mm342@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Crop and Soil Sciences Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
Dance Lenora Schneller 255-4011 ls258@cornell.edu Humanities
Design & Environmental Analysis Carson Williams   cew262@cornell.edu Science
Development Sociology Carson Williams   cew262@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Michael Cook (Mann)
Jill Powell (Engineering)
255-7959
255-8701
mnc2@cornell.edu
jhp1@cornell.edu
Science
East Asian Studies Liren Zheng 255-5759 lz14@cornell.edu Area
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
Economics Ken Bolton (JGSM)
Suzanne Cohen (ILR and Olin)
Carson Williams (Mann)
255-4103
255-7105
 
ktb4@cornell.edu
sac29@cornell.edu
cew262@cornell.edu
Social Sciences
Education Carson Williams (Mann)
Tony Cosgrave (Olin)
 
255-7148
cew262@cornell.edu
ajc5@cornell.edu
Social Sciences
Engineering Jill Powell 255-8701 jhp1@cornell.edu Science
English-Language Literatures & Film Fred Muratori 255-6662 fmm1@cornell.edu Humanities
Entomology Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
Entrepreneurship Ken Bolton 255-4103 ktb4@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Environmental Engineering Jill Powell 255-8701 jhp1@cornell.edu Science
European Studies Kizer Walker (interim) 254-1375 kw33@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Fiber Science & Apparel Design Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
Finance Ken Bolton (JGSM)
Michael Cook (Mann)
255-4103
255-7959  
ktb4@cornell.edu
mnc2@cornell.edu
Social Sciences
Folklore Fred Muratori 255-6662 fmm1@cornell.edu Humanities
Food Science Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
French History (modern & medieval) Fred Muratori (interim) 255-6662 fmm1@cornell.edu Humanities
French Language & Literature Fred Muratori (interim) 255-6662 fmm1@cornell.edu Humanities
Genealogy Virginia Cole 255-5359 vac11@cornell.edu Humanities
Geography Suzanne Cohen (interim) 255-7105 sac29@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Geological Sciences Jill Powell 255-8701 jhp1@cornell.edu Science
German History (modern & medieval) Kizer Walker 254-1375 kw33@cornell.edu Humanities
German Language & Literature Kizer Walker 254-1375 kw33@cornell.edu Humanities
Government Lynn Thitchener 255-4985 lmk7@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Government Documents Lynn Thitchener (Olin)
Carson Williams (Mann)
255-4985
 
lmk7@cornell.edu
cew262@cornell.edu
Social Sciences
Greek History and Literature (modern & medieval) TBD     Humanities
Health Administration Carson Williams   cew262@cornell.edu Social Sciences
History (General) Virginia Cole 255-5359 vac11@cornell.edu Humanities
History of Science (Olin & Uris) Jill Powell 255-8701 jhp1@cornell.edu Science
History of Science (Rare & Manuscript) Katherine Reagan 255-3530 kr33@cornell.edu Rare & Manuscript Collections
Horticulture Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
Hospitality Industry Ken Bolton 255-4103 ktb4@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Human Development & Family Studies Carson Williams   cew262@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Human Sexuality Brenda Marston 255-3530 bjm4@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Icelandic Studies Patrick Stevens 255-3530 pjs3@cornell.edu Humanities
Industrial Relations Suzanne Cohen 255-7105 sac29@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Information Science Jill Powell 255-8701 jhp1@cornell.edu Science
Information Technology Jill Powell 255-8701 jhp1@cornell.edu Science
Irish History (modern & medieval) Virginia Cole 255-5359 vac11@cornell.edu Humanities
Irish Literature & Film Fred Muratori 255-6662 fmm1@cornell.edu Humanities
Islam Ali Houissa 255-5752 ah16@cornell.edu Area
Italian History (modern & medieval) Fred Muratori (interim) 255-6662 fmm1@cornell.edu Humanities
Italian Language & Literature Fred Muratori (interim) 255-6662 fmm1@cornell.edu Humanities
Japanese Studies Daniel McKee 255-4737 djm53@cornell.edu Area
Jewish Studies Patrick Stevens 255-3530 pjs3@cornell.edu Humanities
Korean Studies You Lee Chun 255-5752 yc935@cornell.edu Area
Labor Suzanne Cohen 255-7105 sac29@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Landscape Architecture Carson Williams (Mann)
Martha Walker (Fine Arts)
 
255-6719
cew262@cornell.edu
maw6@cornell.edu
Social Sciences
Language Pedagogy Patrick Stevens 255-3530 pjs3@cornell.edu Humanities
Latin American & Iberian Studies Sócrates Silva (212) 854-1679 ssr229@cornell.edu Area
Latina/o/x Studies Reanna Esmail 255-5176 rke24@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Law Jacob Sayward 255-5859 jes77@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Linguistics Kizer Walker (interim) 254-1375 kw33@cornell.edu Humanities
Management Ken Bolton(JGSM)
Carson Williams (Mann)
255-4103
 
ktb4@cornell.edu
cew262@cornell.edu
Social Sciences
Maps TBD TBD   Social Sciences
Marketing Ken Bolton (JGSM)
Carson Williams (Mann)
255-4103
 
ktb4@cornell.edu
cew262@cornell.edu
Social Sciences
Mathematical Statistics Henrik Spoon 255-5268 h.spoon@cornell.edu Science
Mathematics Henrik Spoon 255-5268 h.spoon@cornell.edu Science
Medieval Studies Virginia Cole 255-5359 vac11@cornell.edu Humanities
Microbiology Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
Middle East and Islam Ali Houissa 255-5752 ah16@cornell.edu Area
Molecular Biology and Genetics Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
Music Lenora Schneller 255-4011 ls258@cornell.edu Humanities
Music and Dance Videos & Sound Recordings Tracey Snyder 255-6160   tls224@cornell.edu Humanities
Natural Resources Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
Naval History Virginia Cole 255-5359 vac11@cornell.edu Humanities
Netherlandic Studies Patrick Stevens 255-3530 pjs3@cornell.edu Humanities
Neurobiology & Behavior Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
News Sources, British and North American Michael Engle 255-1884 moe1@cornell.edu Interdisciplinary
Numismatics Virginia Cole 255-5359 vac11@cornell.edu Humanities
Nutrition Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
Operations Research Jill Powell 255-8701 jhp1@cornell.edu Science
Organizational Behavior Suzanne Cohen (ILR)
Ken Bolton (JGSM/Hotel)
255-7105
255-4103
sac29@cornell.edu
ktb4@cornell.edu
Social Sciences
Ornithology Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
Peace Studies Lynn Thitchener 255-4985 lmk7@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Personnel/Human Resource Management Suzanne Cohen (ILR) 255-7105 sac29@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Philosophy Tony Cosgrave 255-7148 ajc5@cornell.edu Humanities
Physics Henrik Spoon 255-5268 h.spoon@cornell.edu Science
Physiology Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
Plant Biology Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
Plant Breeding Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
Plant Pathology Michael Cook 255-7959 mnc2@cornell.edu Science
Policy Analysis & Management Carson Williams   cew262@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Post-Soviet Studies Robert Davis (212) 854-4701 rhd65@cornell.edu Area
Psychology Tony Cosgrave 255-7148 ajc5@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Rare Books Katherine Reagan 255-3530 kr33@cornell.edu Rare & Manuscript Collections
Reference Collection, Olin/Uris Michael Engle 255-1884 moe1@cornell.edu Interdisciplinary
Religious Studies Patrick Stevens 255-3530 pjs3@cornell.edu Humanities
Restaurant/Food Service Ken Bolton 255-4103 ktb4@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Scandinavian Studies Patrick Stevens 255-3530 pjs3@cornell.edu Humanities
Slavic Studies Robert Davis (212) 854-4701 rhd65@cornell.edu Area
Social Sciences (General) Lynn Thitchener 255-4985 lmk7@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Sociology Maureen Morris (Olin)
Suzanne Cohen (ILR)
255-7455
255-7105
mm342@cornell.edu
sac29@cornell.edu
Social Sciences
South Asian Studies Bronwen Bledsoe 255-9479 bb246@cornell.edu Area
Southeast Asian Studies Gregory H. Green 255-8889 ghg4@cornell.edu Area
Theater and Drama (General) Fred Muratori 255-6662 fmm1@cornell.edu Humanities
Travel/Tourism Ken Bolton 255-4103 ktb4@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Urban Studies Martha Walker 255-6719 maw6@cornell.edu Social Sciences
Veterinary Medicine Leah McEwen 793-6217 lrm1@cornell.edu Science
Visual Resources TBD     Humanities
Water Resources Jill Powell 255-8701 jhp1@cornell.edu Science
Women's Studies Brenda Marston 255-3530 bjm4@cornell.edu Social Sciences

Last revised, 8/19/22, fm
Send changes to Fred Muratori at fmm1@cornell.edu.