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Lauren Todd

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Staff photo for Lauren Todd.


Lauren Todd
Job Title
Head of Science, Technology & Engineering Resource Group; Engineering Subject Librarian
Phone Number
(314) 935-7394
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McKelvey School of Engineering: Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Systems Engineering, Environmental, Energy and Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Material Sciences, Sever Institute


A former newspaper page designer, Lauren Todd joined Washington University in 2010 and was promoted to her current role in 2012. Todd holds a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

Selected Projects, Activities, and Accomplishments

  • Participated in the 2019-2020 Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement Information Literacy Learning Community for Faculty and Librarians with teaching-track professor Seema Dahlheimer.
  • Established, maintains, and administers all engineering repository collections.
  • Writes and edits library-resource eNewsletter for engineering faculty, staff, and graduate students.
  • Provides various levels of course support to more than 20 classes, including Engineering Technical Writing, Graduate Student Intensive Research Writing Fundamentals, Mechanical Engineering Design Capstone, En120: First Year Engineering Experience, McKelvey Scholars, and Introduction to Graduate Computer Science Engineering.