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Roberta Schaafsma

Roberta A. Schaafsma

Director of Bridwell Library and J.S. Bridwell Endowed Librarian



M.A., Chicago Theological Seminary, 1992; A.M.L.S., The University of Michigan, 1980; B.A., Central Michigan University, 1975

Selected Publications

:: Co-authored with Martha S. Alt, “Reference Works” in The Encyclopedia of Religion, 2nd ed. (Detroit: Macmillan Reference, 2005), 7642-7647.
:: “A Model for Israel,” The Bible Today, 31 (July 1993): 208-212.

Professional Distinctions

Member of the President’s Commission on the Status of Women (SMU); American Theological Library Association Board of Directors Vice-President 2008-2010; former chair of ATLA’s Professional Development Committee, Public Services Section Interest Group, and Education Committee; Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion Consultation for Theological Librarians participant and panelist