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Faculty: Patricia Mileham

Professor Mileham is the Director of Research Services.

Director of Research Services
Associate Professor
Christopher Center, Room 262
(219) 464-5693
Trisha.Mileham (at)

Professor Mileham joined the Valparaiso University faculty in 1998, earning promotion to Associate Professor in 2004 followed by tenure in 2005. As Director of Research Services, Professor Mileham manages the team-based department that encompasses library instruction, reference, circulation, programming, and outreach services. In addition, she is the library liaison to the Education department. She advises students who are in the Exploratory Majors program and has taught in the Valpo Core program.

Professor Mileham’s academic work and professional contributions may be viewed within ValpoScholar:

Professional Memberships and Activities (selected list)

American Library Association:
-- Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL); Instruction and College Libraries Sections
-- Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA)
-- Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)

Valpo Campus Involvement (current, selected list)

University Budget Review Committee
Nondiscrimination Complaint Hearing Committee member
Faculty Advisor: Exploratory students
Lutheran Deaconess Association, general volunteer and for annual fundraising campaigns


M.A., Library and Information Science, University of Iowa
B.A., English major, Writing minor, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point