Amanda B. Albert, MSLS is the new Director of the Jack C. Taylor Library. Amanda holds a BA in Religious Studies from Webster University and an MS in Library and Information Science from Syracuse University. She has experience as an assistant professor and instructional librarian at St. Louis University and as information literacy coordinator and instruction specialist at Washington University. Amanda has collaborated extensively with faculty on publications, presentations, and teaching both on the ground and face to face. Amanda works closely with students as a librarian and a teacher to support them in achieving their academic goals. Her current research interests include critical pedagogy, critical information literacy, and library assessment. She values teaching for social impact, identifying ways in which to center marginalized identities in pedagogy and courses.