Kim Wheeler

Scholarly Engagement Librarian – Science and Engineering

Howard-Tilton Memorial Library

As a Scholarly Engagement Librarian, Kim provides academic support to the faculty and students of Tulane with a primary focus on the following programs within the School of Science and Engineering: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics & Engineering Physics, and River-Coastal Science and Engineering. She supports these departments by offering classroom instruction, workshops, and research consultations. She also creates subject-specific library guides and helps build and manage the library's collections of scholarly resources in these subject areas.

Kim holds an M.S. in Information Sciences and an M.A. in English from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. She has travelled the world and has spent many years living abroad, primarily in Mongolia and England. She has taught research and writing skills to college and high school students, administered innovative educational programs, and served as an academic editor. Kim loves supporting students in their scientific inquiries and helping them hone their skills in scholarly communication, as well as encouraging curiosity about the natural world.

Outside of the library, you might find Kim planning her next backpacking adventure or booking tickets to visit one of her three sons who are spread around the globe pursuing their own research.

Headshot of Kim Wheeler in front of library shelving