St. Olaf Libraries

Jason Paul

About Jason

Jason is Head of Research & Instruction at St. Olaf College. Previously, he was Research/Instruction and Emerging Technologies Librarian at St. Olaf and a librarian at the University of Minnesota. Prior to becoming a librarian, he was a PhD student in the Department of Cinema & Media Studies at the University of Chicago. With Sarah Keller, he is the coeditor of Jean Epstein: Critical Essays and New Translations (Amsterdam University Press, 2012). He is also on the editorial board of College & Undergraduate Libraries.

Areas of interest and expertise

  • Digital humanities
  • Copyright and scholarly communication
  • Open access and open educational resources
  • Publishing
  • Film studies (silent cinema, avant-garde cinema, film style)

Liaison to

  • English
  • Exercise Science
  • Film and Media Studies
  • Nursing


  • MLIS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2012)
  • MA, Cinema & Media Studies, University of Chicago (2010)
  • MA, Film Studies, Emory University (2003)
  • BA, English, Emory University (1998)