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Sarah Goodman Thiel

Studio Associate

Sarah Goodwin Thiel is the Head of Community Engagement for University of Kansas Libraries and Coordinator of the Libraries Exhibition Program. She works collaboratively to foster an environment of engagement within the KU Libraries and to cultivate relationships with the wider community. 

Her interests include community engagement, interdisciplinary collaboration, library exhibitions and Design Thinking. Thiel received the inaugural Anschutz/Budig Outstanding Librarian award in 2010 for her work with collaborative and interdisciplinary library exhibition development.

She holds a BA in Art from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville and an MA in Library and Information Science from the University of Missouri, Columbia. Thiel received training at the ALA-Harwood Public Innovators Lab in 2013