Ken is a Research and Instruction Librarian who graduated from St. Olaf in 1977 with a religion major. He graduated from Union Theological Seminary (New York) in 1984 with an MDiv and from Dominican University with an MLIS in 2003. Prior to becoming a librarian, Ken worked in a number of different occupations: as a social worker with prison populations, a computer trainer, and a computer systems analyst for several large corporate law firms.

Areas of interest and expertise

  • Biblical Studies
  • World Religions
  • Art and Visual Literacy
  • Business Research
  • LGBT Studies
  • Popular Music

Liaison to

  • Art and Art History
  • Center for Integrative Studies (CIS)
  • Classics
  • Enduring Questions
  • French
  • German
  • History
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistic Studies
  • Management Studies
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Nordic Studies
  • Norwegian
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Russian Language and Area Studies
  • Spanish


  • MLIS, Dominican University (2003)
  • MDiv, Union Theological Seminary, New York (1984)
  • BA, Religion, St. Olaf College (1977)