Dusty Ross

Liaison Areas

  • Counseling, Family Therapy, and Higher Education (CTH)
  • Psychology
  • Social Work

Library Responsibilities

  • Information Literacy & Instruction - provide face-to-face, synchronous online, and asynchronous instruction and liaison services in Social Sciences, First Year Seminars, Rhetoric and Composition, Writing Across the Curriculum, and other areas as needed. 
  • Marketing and Outreach - Develop strategies to develop and promote best practices in online instructional pedagogy within the library, academic departments, and support programs. 
  • Instructional Materials – Create, design, and manage the instructional materials repository.
  • eLearning - Develop eLearning instructional tools and resources in consultation with the eLearning librarian.
  • Research Assistance and Public Services - Provide reference and research assistance in person and online and participate in team public services and programming initiatives.


  • Master of Library and Information Studies, 2020, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Online Teaching Certificate, 2020, Quality Matters
  • Certificate in Rhetoric and Composition, 2014, Appalachian State University
  • Master of Arts in English, 2012, Georgia State University 
  • Bachelor of Arts in English, 2006, Appalachian State University 

 Scholarly Interests

  • Information Literacy
  • Assessment
  • Humanities Research Methods
  • Art and Literary Theory and Criticism 
  • Rhetoric and Composition


  • Member: American Library Association (ALA)
  • Member: Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)
  • Member: Southeastern Library Association (SLA)
  • Member: Library Orientation-Instruction Exchange (LOEX)
  • Member: African Literature Association (ALA)
  • Member: Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (ACLALS)
  • Member: Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL)
  • Board Member: Banner Elk Book Exchange (BEx)
  • Board Member: Western North Carolina Sculpture Center (WNCSC)
  • Secretary: Watauga County Beekeepers Association (WCBA)
Title: Information Literacy Librarian for the Social Sciences, Assistant Professor

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2806

Office address
148 Belk Library and Information Commons


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