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Liaisons

Barret Liaison Program

The Barret Liaison program has been established to strengthen the partnership in research and lifelong learning between academic departments and Barret information professionals. Each academic department and program has a liaison assigned. The liaison program aims to

  • Offer Information Technology consultation for classroom and research needs
  • Provide continuous support at the HelpDesk and update faculty on IT projects and initiatives
  • Implement classroom technology/teaching assistance with all SMART Classrooms on campus
  • Assist with IT purchasing needs and decisions
  • Provide research consultation to faculty and students
  • Seek departmental input in collection development
  • Work collaboratively with faculty to manage access to scholarly literature
  • Teach information fluency and solid research skills to students

Liaisons and their departments are listed below. Please contact your liaison for any of the services listed here.

You may also contact the Helpdesk: helpdesk@rhodes.edu or 901-843-3890.

We look forward to working with you and your students.   

Department / Program Liaison Email

African American Studies

Greg Paraham parahamg@rhodes.edu
American Studies

Janice Tankersley

tankersley@rhodes.edu

Anthropology and Sociology

Wendy Trenthem

trenthemw@rhodes.edu

Archaeology

Janice Tankersley

tankersley@rhodes.edu

Art

Wendy Trenthem

trenthemw@rhodes.edu

Asian Studies

Greg Paraham

parahamg@rhodes.edu

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Kenan Padgett

padgettk@rhodes.edu

Biology

vacant

helpdesk@r​hod​es.edu

Chemistry

Greg Paraham

parahamg@rhodes.edu

Business

Jennifer Ott

ottj@rhodes.edu

Economics

Jennifer ott

ottj@rhodes.edu

Education

Greg Paraham

parahamg@rhodes.edu

English

Bill Short

short@rhodes.edu

Environmental Studies

vacant helpdesk@rhodes.edu

Film Studies

Rachel Feinman

feinmanr@rhodes.edu

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Janice Tankersley

tankersley@rhodes.edu

Greek and Roman Studies

Jennifer Ott

ottj@rhodes.edu

History

Bill Short

short@rhodes.edu

International Studies

Jennifer Ott

ottj@rhodes.edu

Latin American Studies

Greg Paraham parahamg@rhodes.edu

Mathematics and Computer Science

vacant

helpdesk@rhodes.edu

Modern Languages and Literature

Wendy Trenthem

trenthemw@rhodes.edu

Music

Bill Short

short@rhodes.edu

Neuroscience

Rachel Feinman

feinmanr@rhodes.edu

Philosophy

Bill Short

short@rhodes.edu

Physics

vacant

helpdesk@rhodes.edu

Political Economy

Jennifer Ott

ottj@rhodes.edu

Political Science

Greg Paraham

parahamg@rhodes.edu

Psychology

Greg Paraham

parahamg@rhodes.edu

Religious Studies

Wendy Trenthem

trenthemw@rhodes.edu

Theatre 

Bill Short

short@rhodes.edu

Urban Studies

Kenan Padgett padgettk@rhodes.edu