As liaison to the College of Education, Kaya provides instruction, research, and collection management support to Education students and faculty. Additionally, she manages library assessment activities to continually adapt to the needs, perceptions, and satisfaction of the students, faculty, and community of the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library.
Before becoming a librarian, she earned a Masters in Geography from McMaster University and worked as a researcher at McMaster University, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Hispanic Health Council. Her research interests are interdisciplinary to the fields of geography and library science and focus on karst, visitor studies, and communities of practice.
Nelson Poynter Memorial Library
University of South Florida St. Petersburg
140 7th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701