VIVA: Staff Page - Katara
VIVA Central Office:
Director: Anne Osterman
Deputy Director: Genya O'Gara
E-Resources Librarian: Summer Durrant
Budget & Operations Manager: Cutrice Harris
Events & Outreach Coordinator: Katara Hofmann
Digital Publishing Coordinator: Jessica Kirschner
Assessment & E-Resources Program Analyst: Sophie Rondeau
Open and Sustainable Learning Coordinator: Stephanie Westcott
Events & Outreach Coordinator
Katara Hofmann (she/her/hers) joined VIVA Libraries in July 2023. As the Events and Outreach Coordinator, she assists in bringing the many VIVA events, meetings, and fora to life!
Before joining VIVA, Katara held various roles in George Mason University Libraries including Access Services Training Coordinator; Info Services Reference, Research, and Instruction Specialist; and, most recently, Teaching and Learning Peer Referral Coach Manager. Her research is deeply rooted in anti-racism; she has presented on anti-racist library instruction, research methods, and student worker recruiting and managing practices.
Katara studied viola performance at George Mason University. In her personal life, she runs an event planning company and teaches violin, viola, and voice.