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About Ann Hamilton (Emerita) (1947-2022)

Ann Hamilton passed away on September 1, 2022.

She was an Associate Professor Emerita and Associate Dean Emerita at the Zach S. Henderson Library at Georgia Southern University. She joined Georgia Southern in 1992 and was bestowed emeritus status on October 1, 2015. Former Faculty | Emeritus Faculty | Deceased Faculty

Positions

October 2015 - September 2022 Associate University Librarian Emerita, Georgia Southern University University Libraries
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1992 - September 2015 Associate Dean of the Library, Georgia Southern University University Libraries, Office of the Dean
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1992 - September 2015 Associate University Librarian, Georgia Southern University
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2010 - Present Chair, Public Relations and Outreach Committee, GS
2012 - 2015 Member, Academic Sustainability Committee, GS
2012 - 2015 Member, Research Advisory Board, GS
1992 - 2015 Ex officio, Library Committee, GS
2010 - 2011 Member, SACS Leadership Team, GS
2003 - 2004 Member, American Democracy Project Steering Committee, GS
2003 - 2004 Member, SACS Reaffirmation Quality Enhancement Plan Library Support Team, GS
2003 Alternate, Faculty Senate, GS
2002 Alternate, Faculty Senate, GS
2001 - 2002 Member, Faculty Welfare Committee, GS
2001 Alternate, Faculty Senate, GS
2001 Member, Promotion and Tenure Subcommittee, GS
2000 - 2001 Member, Faculty Development Committee, GS
1998 - 1999 Member, Automated Time Entry Work Group, GS
1998 - 1999 Member, Y2K Task Force, GS
1997 - 1999 Member, Athletic Committee, GS
1997 - 1999 Member, Long Range Athletic Planning Committee, GS
1998 Member, Open Records Committee, GS
1995 - 1997 Member, Faculty Development Committee, GS
1993 - 1995 Member, Faculty Senate, GS
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Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, Kellogg Foundation Visiting Professorship with Birmingham City Council (1978)
  • Recipient, Mellon Foundation Grant for study at Emory University (1981)
  • Featured faculty member, "Faculty Highlights" 1983 Southern Accent Magazine
  • Recipient, Outstanding Young Women of America (1979)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Young Women of America (1983)
  • President, Beta Phi Mu (library science honorary), Beta Kappa Chapter (1979-1980)
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Beta Phi Mu (library science honorary), Beta Kappa Chapter (1988-1989)
  • Recipient, Certificate of Appreciation from the Southeastern Library Association (2000)
  • Representative, Southeastern Institute on Collaborative Library Leadership sponsored by The Council on Library and Information Resources, The Institute of Museum and Library Services, and the Southeastern Library Network (2001)
  • Recipient, Bob Richardson Award for Significant Contributions to the Georgia Library Association (2003)
  • Recipient, Mary Utopia Rothrock Award 2006 from the Southeastern Library Association (2006)
  • Recognition for Efforts on Behalf of Students with Disabilities, received from Georgia Southern University Student Disability Resource Center (2007)
  • Recipient, Nix-Jones Award for Significant Contributions to the Library Profession (2011)

Courses

  • GSU 120 Freshman Seminar
  • GSU 1210 Freshman Seminar

Education

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1988 D.A.S.L. Six -Year degree in Librarianship, Emory University
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1971 M.Ln. Librarianship, Emory University
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1970 M.A. History, Mississippi State University
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1968 B.A. Mathematics and History, University of Montevallo
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Publications and Presentations (36)