UAF Provost Susan Henrichs has named Suzan L. Hahn as interim dean of libraries. Hahn has been at Rasmuson Library since 1997 in a variety of roles, most recently as head of Collections and Access Services, where she oversees public services.
She is an associate professor of Library Science and earned her Master of Science, Library and Information Science, from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Hahn’s research areas include library public services, supporting distance learning and the history of trapping in Alaska. She currently serves on the Alaska Statewide Database Committee and UAF BioSciences Library Move Committee. She has been inducted into Phi Alpha Theta. Hahn replaces Bella Karr Gerlich, who recently left UAF to take a post at Texas Tech.