- BA - University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
- MSM - Marketing, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
- MSLIS – Library Science, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Jean joined the Thomas Cooper Library after finishing her Master degrees in Marketing and Library Science from the University of Alabama. While in school she taught Professional Selling, Advanced Sales, and Business Communications for the Culverhouse College of Commerce at U.A. Before going back to school, she worked in sales and recruiting for a nationwide financial institution. Previously, Jean worked in marketing and recruiting for a large international organization in Birmingham. Jean is primarily focused on equipping business students with the research skills they need to be successful professionals. She also supports the research of the Moore faculty and provides general business reference.
Jessica is a native of east Tennessee. After completing a degree in English, she advanced her professional skills in the nonprofit world—serving in AmeriCorps NCCC and working for United Way. Her passion for helping others and a love of information led her to focus on a career in libraries. She earned a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of South Carolina in 2012, and gained library experience in the university system and the Smithsonian Gardens in Washington, D.C. Jessica currently supports reference and research activities for the Moore School and greater USC at the Thomas Cooper Library.