Counter Intelligence: Alana Kumbier

Counter Intelligence is a series that introduces the intelligent (get it?) people that provide research help at the InfoBar. 

I hate bananas.

Head shot of Alana Kumbier.
Alana Kumbier by Andrew Hart

Alana Kumbier, Librarian for Knowledge Commons and Humanities

Pronouns: they/them

Hometown: Joplin, MO

Academic Specialty: literature, media studies, cultural studies, history, film studies, philosophy

Favorite Hampshire Spot: Seydel reading room

You can find Alana at the reference desk every Wednesday from noon to 2:30. You can talk to them if you need help finding, theorizing & engaging with texts in a variety of forms. They also head the Knowledge Commons and the KC Peer Mentoring Program, so you can discuss that at well! If you’re into zines, Alana is also knowledgeable about the Flywheel Arts Collective in Easthampton.

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