Associate University Librarian and Director of Research, Teaching and Learning
Gwendolyn is the Associate University Librarian and Director of Research, Teaching and Learning in the University Library. Gwendolyn's scholarly research is primarily on Contemporary Paganism and she has an MA and was a doctoral candidate in Religious Studies at University of California at Santa Barbara. When her lead two professors left UCSB, she went to Simmons and became a librarian. Gwendolyn joined American University’s faculty in 1998 and earned a Ph.D. from AU’s School of Education in 2007. Her research used ethnographic methods to investigate a school for at-risk youth that used Waldorf methods, invented by Rudolf Steiner.