MS, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign MA, English with a specialization in Writing Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign BA, English with a minor in Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Hannah Lee Park is the Education and School of Professional & Extended Studies Librarian at American University. Her professional roots began in the field of education. She started out as a high school English teacher in the Chicago Public Schools, has taught junior high school English in the Paris, France region, and has taught rhetoric and composition courses at the University of Illinois. Most recently, she was the Program Coordinator of the Multimedia Literacy Program at the Student Multimedia Design Center at the University of Delaware Library. While there, she collaborated with faculty on digital literacy instruction, taught classes on digital storytelling, video editing, podcasting, and the like, and assisted students in creating multimedia content for their course assignments. In her current role at American University, she works with students, faculty, and staff in the School of Education and School of Professional and Extended Studies on their research needs. She also oversees the Curriculum Materials Center, which contains children’s and young adult literature and K-12 teaching materials. Her research interests include digital and information literacy, multimodal composing practices, and equity, diversity, and inclusion.