Hoose Library of Philosophy Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Dr. Melissa L. Miller

Dr. Melissa L. Miller
Head, Hoose Library of Philosophy / Humanities Librarian

Seeley Wintersmith Mudd Memorial Hall of Philosophy, MHP202    
millerm@usc.edu
(213) 740 8081

Dr. Miller is responsible for cultivating collaborative partnerships with fellow faculty members, staff and students in interdisciplinary research and projects. She also provides interdisciplinary research consultation and instruction in the use of library services and resources to faculty, students, and staff in Philosophy, Religion, Anthropology, History of Science & Technology, Linguistics, Comparative Literature, and the related disciplines of Humanities and Digital Humanities. In addition, she is responsible for developing and maintaining the print and digital collections in the Hoose Library of Philosophy. Prior to that, she was the Library Supervisor for the Hoose Library of Philosophy for five years. 

Dr. Miller is a first-generation college graduate who earned her Doctorate in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) from USC Rossier School of Education, a Master of Management in Library and Information Science (M.M.L.I.S.) from USC Marshall School of Business, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (B.A.) from USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences which she completed as a non-traditional transfer student from Pasadena City College with two Associate in Arts degrees in Humanities (A.A.) and Social and Behavioral Sciences (A.A.).
 

Staff

Rebecca Michelson

Rebecca Michelson
Supervisor, Hoose Library of Philosophy

Seeley Wintersmith Mudd Memorial Hall of Philosophy, MHP202
rmichels@usc.edu
(213) 821-3129

Rebecca is the Library Supervisor for both the Hoose Library of Philosophy and the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Library which is USC’s 24/7 library. At the Hoose Library of Philosophy some of the many things she is responsible for are: managing all aspects involving student assistants including recruiting, hiring and training. She also manages the records for our collections both print and digital in the USC Libraries Integrated Library System (ILS) to ensure access for our patrons. Rebecca is an active collaborator in interdisciplinary research and projects. She is co-designer and author of the monthly Hoose Library of Philosophy Newsletter as well as the monthly exhibits on display on the second floor landing of the Hoose Library of Philosophy. If you would like to receive the monthly newsletter please email Rebecca.

Rebecca earned her Bachelor of Arts in Art History (B.A.) from USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences and is currently working on her Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.S.) from the University of Washington Information School.