Education | Experience | Scholarship | Activities | Awards & Honors | Volunteering | Skills


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Master of Science in Library Science
May 2021

North Carolina State University
English B.A., Japanese Minor
May 2017
Summa Cum Laude


Scholarly Communications Librarian, UNCW
Jun 2021 – Present

Research & Instruction Assistant, House Undergraduate Library
Aug 2019 – May 2021

Research Assistant, NCSU Copyright and Digital Scholarship Center
June 2020 – May 2021

Research & Impact Intern, Innovate Carolina
May 2020 – May 2021

PhotochemCAD Intern, NCSU
June 2020 – September 2020


Kittinger, Allison and Vandegrift, Micah
A Response to the Call for Bibliodiversity: Language, Translation, and Communicated Scholarship

Hansen, Samuel, Hale, Meredith, Ihli, Monica, and Kittinger, Allison
Campaigning Your Way to Useable and Clean Data
The Collective: Knoxville, TN; Mar 2020


Chair, UNCW Randall Library Scholarly Communications Committee
Member, UNC University Library Advisory Council Open and Affordable Resources Committee
Member, Society for Scholarly Publishing
Member, American Library Association
Member, North Carolina Library Association

Awards and Honors


Scholarly Communication Notebook OER Development Grant; Co-Developer: Jennifer Solomon


ACRL 2021 Conference Scholarship

The Community Library

Hemingway in Idaho Research Fellow, 2020

UNC-Chapel Hill

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellow in Korean, 2019-2020
UNC SILS Diversity Advocate Certificate


Phi Beta Kappa
English Honors Program
University Honors Program
Global Perspectives Certificate
Outstanding Achievement in Japanese Language Study


Instructor, Community Workshop Series
Jan 2020 – May 2021


Digital Tools

WordPress, Omeka, LibGuides, Tumblr, social media/SEO, VSim, Padlet, Poll Everywhere, Socrative, Kahoot, Scratch, RPG Maker, Google Sites, Open Journal Systems, Pressbooks

Data Processing

Excel, Tableau, SQL, CSV, OpenRefine, Python


HTML, CSS, PHP, Markdown, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Canva

Project Management

Trello, Slack, Microsoft Office 365, Google Suite, Loomio, GitHub, Mural


English (native), Japanese (business fluent), Korean (intermediate)