Nicole D. Santiago
As Information Literacy Librarian, Nicole collaborates with faculty, program administrators, and librarians to integrate information literacy and educational technology into courses and academic programs, through programs such as Library Lounge and the University Libraries' engagement with the Critical Writing Program.
Before joining the University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Nicole was the Instruction Librarian at the University of the Arts. During her time as a graduate student at the University of California Berkeley, Nicole developed and taught a Reading and Composition class on graphic novels and sequential art in the Rhetoric and History of Art departments. She has been a Reference Librarian at City College San Francisco and Diablo Valley College. She has also worked as a Processing Archivist at the Environmental Design Archives at the University of California Berkeley. Earlier, she served as a Teen Librarian at Berkeley Public Library.
Nicole holds an MS in Library and Information Science from Pratt Institute, an MS in Architecture from the University of California Berkeley, and a BA in English from Temple University. Her research interests include the history of architectural archives, visual representation in architecture, and the professionalization of architectural practice. She is also interested in comics, film, and immigrant literature.