Karen Munro

Karen Munro
Director, Engagement and Learning

Email: kemunro@uvic.ca
Telephone: (250) 721-6161

Office: Room A233, Mearns Centre for Learning – McPherson Library

Mailing address:
Room A233, Mearns Centre for Learning – McPherson Library
University of Victoria Libraries
PO Box 1800 STN CSC
Victoria, BC V8W 3H5

Scholarly and professional profiles:

Work History

2021 – 2022  Head, Student Engagement and Learning, University of Victoria

2017 – 2021  Associate Dean of Libraries, Learning & Research Services, Simon Fraser University

2018 – 2021  Vice-President, President, Past President, Association of College & Research Libraries

2008 – 2017  Head, University of Oregon Portland Library & Learning Commons

2005 – 2008  E-Learning Librarian, University of California, Berkeley

2002 – 2005  Literature Librarian, University of Oregon



MLIS Library and Information Studies

  • University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

MFA Creative Writing

  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA

BA English Literature, first class honours

  • McGill University, Montreal, Canada

User-focused library services, instruction, teaching & learning, leadership, literature and literary studies