Brief info

Sarah Goodwin Thiel is the Faculty & Community Engagement Librarian for the University of Kansas Libraries. She is the Coordinator of the Haricombe Gallery Exhibitions Program where she oversees the development and installation of collaborative transdisciplinary exhibitions and events. Thiel works to foster an environment of engagement within KU Libraries and to cultivate relationships with campus partners and the wider community. Her research areas include public scholarship, community engagement, collaboration, and the promotion of scholarship, collections, and resources.

Thiel received training at the ALA-Harwood Public Innovators Lab in 2013 and served as a Harwood Community Fellow in 2018. She holds a BA from Southern Illinois University and an MLIS from the University of Missouri.