Faculty and Staff

Laura Wright

Laura Wright

Associate Professor and Head of Reference, Reference Services

Pursuing Doctor of Public Administration
Valdosta State University

Master of Science in Library Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bachelor of Science in Biology
Emory University

Phone  229-245-3746
lbwright@valdosta.edu


Howard Carrier

Howard Carrier

Assistant Professor and Reference Librarian / Library Instruction Coordinator, Reference Services

Master of Science in Library Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Master of Laws in Human Rights and Civil Liberties
University of Leicester

Bachelor of Laws with Honours
University of Leicester

Phone  229-245-3744
hscarrier@valdosta.edu


Jeffrey Gallant

Jeffrey Gallant

Assistant Professor and Reference Librarian / Digital Librarianship Coordinator, Reference Services

Master of Library and Information Science
Simmons College

Master of Music in Performance
Northwestern University

Bachelor of Music in Performance
University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate
Valdosta State University

Phone  229-245-3717
jwgallant@valdosta.edu


Michael Holt

Michael Holt

Assistant Professor and Reference Librarian / Marketing Coordinator, Reference Services

Master of Library and Information Science
Valdosta State University

Master of Arts in History
Valdosta State University

Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Philosophy
Valdosta State University

Phone  229-333-7105
moholt@valdosta.edu


Jonathan Klotz

Jonathan Klotz

Library Technical Assistant, Reference Services

Pursuing Master of Library and Information Science
Valdosta State University

Bachelor of General Studies in History, Sociology, and English
Valdosta State University

Secondary Education Teaching Certificate
Westfield State University

Phone  229-245-3753
jrklotz@valdosta.edu


Denise Montgomery

Denise Montgomery

Associate Professor and Head of Interlibrary Loan / Reference Librarian , Reference Services

Master of Science in Library Science
Florida State University

Bachelor of Arts in English
Sweet Briar College

Phone  229-245-3747
dmontgom@valdosta.edu


Emily Rogers

Emily Rogers

Associate Professor and Reference Librarian / Government Documents, Reference Services

Master of Science in Library and Information Science
University of Illinois

Master of Arts in English
University of Kentucky

Bachelor of Arts in English
University of Georgia

Phone  229-245-3748
ecrogers@valdosta.edu


Brett Williams

Brett Williams

Associate Professor and Reference Librarian, Reference Services

Master of Library Science
Emporia State University

Master of Arts in History
University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Phone  229-333-5860
bawillia@valdosta.edu


Deb Van Petten

Deb Van Petten

Assistant Professor and Reference Librarian / Reference Collection Coordinator, Reference Services

Master of Science in Librarianship
Western Michigan University

Bachelor of Arts
Western Michigan University

Phone  229-245-3749
dvanpett@valdosta.edu