Dr. Alex McAllister

Liaison Areas

  • Art
  • English
  • History
  • Philosophy and Religion


  • Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Appalachian State University
  • MLIS, Library and Information Science,  University of South Carolina at Columbia
  • MM, Music History, University of South Carolina at Columbia
  • BA, Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Library Responsibilities

  • Communicate with departmental faculty in my subject areas about curricular and research needs and to provide them with information on library services and collection development
  • Perform research consultations and reference service for faculty and students
  • Perform library instruction for selected classes


Scholarly Interests

  • Poststructural theories of Derrida, Foucault, etc.
  • Humanities research methods and methodologies
  • Collection development and other library science issues in the humanities
  • Critical theory and border pedagogy
  • Iconology of the lute in Seventeenth-Century Dutch genre paintings
Title: Associate Professor and Humanities Librarian for Collection Management

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-8472

Fax: (828) 262-2773

Office address
227 Belk Library and Information Commons