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Tutor profile: Derek M.

Derek M.
College Professor / Librarian


About Derek

About Derek
I am a doctoral student at the University at Buffalo (SUNY), currently finishing up my final semester of coursework before entering the dissertation phase. I am working toward my PhD in Information Science. Additionally, I am a librarian--having served as a library director at a small academic institution, as well as a public librarian. I teach courses as well, both in religious studies and information science.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
Adjunct professor of religious studies--Ozark Christian College Instruction Librarian--Ozark Christian College Adjunct professor of information science--University at Buffalo (SUNY) Adjunct professor of information science--University of Kentucky
University at Buffalo
Library and Information Science
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
2020 - 2023
University of Kentucky
Library and Information Science
Master's Degree
2017 - 2018
Missouri State University
Religious Studies
Master's Degree
2012 - 2014
Nazarene Theological Seminary
Religious Education
Master's Degree
2008 - 2010
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Religious Studies
Bachelor's Degree
2005 - 2008

Work Experience

Work Experience
Ozark Christian College, Library Director
2018 - Present
Facilitate all aspects of library services at the institution. Being a small academic library, I handle all cataloging, reference work, information literacy, and acquisitions, as well as serving as the direct supervisor for the technical services manager and access services librarian.
Joplin Public Library, Circulation Supervisor
2016 - 2018
Facilitated all aspects of circulation at a large public library. I also oversaw adult programming.


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