Julie Piacentine


Political Science, Public Policy, and E-Learning Librarian


As subject specialist in Political Science, Public Policy, International Relations, and Threat & Response Management, Julie supports research and teaching in these fields by:

  • Developing and managing Library collections
  • Answering reference questions and offering individual research consultations
  • Providing research instruction to classes and groups.

As E-Learning Librarian, Julie teaches workshops, designs online learning resources and coordinates library services in Canvas.

Julie also provides general reference assistance in the Humanities & Social Sciences through the Ask a Librarian service.


Julie is a graduate of the University of Michigan, School of Information Master of Science in Library & Information Sciences program and the University of California, Berkeley International & Area Studies program, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Economy. She also studied German language & culture at Georg August Universität in Göttingen, Germany.