Miranda Bennett

Head of Liaison Services for Collections & Research Support

Librarian

Miranda Bennett
Phone:
713-743-9633
Department:
Liaison Services
Subjects:
  • Religious Studies
  • Philosophy

Miranda Bennett

Head of Liaison Services for Collections & Research Support

Librarian

About

Miranda is one of two co-managers of the Liaison Services Department, an innovative and dynamic group of subject and functional specialists working in the areas of instruction, outreach, collections, and research support. She is active in the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services, the American Theological Library Association, and the Texas Library Association, and has represented the UH Libraries on the UH Faculty Senate for several years. Her research interests include emerging approaches to library collections, trends in higher education, and leadership development.

Background

Before coming to the UH Libraries in 2005, Miranda earned a Master of Library Science from Indiana University, an MA and PhD in Religious Studies from the University of Virginia, and a BA in Religious Studies and German from Rice University.

Education

Indiana University Bloomington (2005)
MLS | School of Library and Information Science

University of Virginia (2003)
PhD | Religious Studies

University of Virginia (2002)
MA | Religious Studies

Rice University (1997)
BA | Religious Studies & German

Works

The Philosophy of Education: An Introduction - Edited by Richard Bailey (07-2012)
Journal: Teaching Theology & Religion
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9647.2012.00809.x

Teaching, Learning and Research in Higher Education: A Critical Approach - By Mark Tennant, Cathi McMullen, and Dan Kaczynski (04-2012)
Journal: Teaching Theology & Religion
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9647.2012.00797.x

A Short Life of Jonathan Edwards - By George M. Marsden (03-2011)
Journal: Religious Studies Review
DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-0922.2010.01497_3.x

The Benefits of Non-Library Professional Organization Membership for Liaison Librarians (01-2011)
Journal: The Journal of Academic Librarianship
DOI: 10.1016/j.acalib.2010.10.006

The benefits of non-library professional organization membership for liaison librarians (2011)
DOI: 10.1016/j.acalib.2010.10.006

Capitalism and Christianity, American Style - By William A. Connolly (03-2010)
Journal: Religious Studies Review
DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-0922.2010.01411_3.x

Immigration and Religion in America: Comparative and Historical Perspectives - Edited by Richard Alba, Albert J. Raboteau, and Josh DeWind (03-2010)
Journal: Religious Studies Review
DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-0922.2010.01411_1.x

Religion and Profit: Moravians in Early America - By Katherine Carté Engle (03-2010)
Journal: Religious Studies Review
DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-0922.2010.01411_4.x

The tide is rising-Don't miss the boat: Staying afloat during institutional change (2010)

Conceiving Parenthood: American Protestantism and the Spirit of Reproduction - By Amy Laura Hall (09-2009)
Journal: Religious Studies Review
DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-0922.2009.01371_7.x

Charting the same future? The ACRL strategic plan and the report of the commission on the future of higher education (2007)

Founded by Friends: The Quaker Heritage of Fifteen American Colleges and Universities - Edited by John W. Oliver, Charles L. Cherry, and Caroline L. Cherry
Journal: Religious Studies Review
DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-0922.2010.01433_15.x