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Staff: Brandon West

Brandon West

Brandon West (he/him/his)

Rank: Librarian
Head of Library Research Instruction Services
Brandon West has been a SUNY library faculty member since 2013.

Contact Information

Fraser 203A
(585) 245-5193

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Areas of Responsibility


  • Academic Affairs Award for Outstanding Commitment to Geneseo Values–Creativity, 2023
  • Provost's Award for Exemplary Faculty Mentorship, 2022
  • Faculty/Staff Award for LGBTQ+ Advocacy, 2020
  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Librarianship, 2018


  • M.S., University at Albany, Curriculum Development
  • C.G.S., University at Albany, Online Learning and Teaching
  • M.L.S., Texas Woman's University, Library & Information Science
  • M.Ed., Grand Valley State University, Educational Technology
  • B.A., Grand Valley State University, English

Courses I Teach

  • INTD 275: Information Research Strategies (1 credit, 8 weeks)
  • MCNR 310: McNair Summer Research Seminar (1 credit, 6 weeks, summer only)
  • I provide research skills instruction to many classes in Anthropology and INTD 105.

Current College Service

  • Interim Student Ambassadorship Program Coordinator, Fall 2023–present
  • Safe Zone Training Facilitator, 2016–present
  • Faculty Representative, Student Conduct Board, 2018–present
  • Teaching Learning Center Advisory Board, 2022–present

College-specific Certifications

Safe Zone Sticker   Advancing Cultural Competency Certificate sticker