Lauren Hays

Instructional and Research Librarian

MidAmerica Nazarene University

US United States

Lauren Hays is an Associate Professor and the Instructional and Research Librarian at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas.  Her doctoral research focused on the impact of involvement in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning on academic instruction librarians' teacher identities.  She presented on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) at Library Instruction West, 2016, and was the 2017 speaker on SoTL for the Association of College and Research Libraries' Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee's Midwinter Discussion.  She is currently co-editing a book on SoTL for academic librarians. Her professional interests include teaching, SoTL, information literacy, educational technology, Library and Information Science education, teacher identity, and faculty development.