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Kala Dunn

Research and Instruction Librarian

Edens Library | 214-A



Kala was born in Alabama and raised on the Gulf Coast but the Smokey Mountains is where she calls  home.  She obtained a B. A. in Nineteenth Century American Literature from the University of Tennessee, where she also obtained her M.S. in Information Sciences. She focused mainly on library instruction and reference, with a concentration in Universal Design for Learning. For the past 3 years she has worked as a Supervisor for Hodge's Library.

In her free time she spends time outdoors with her husband and two her two dogs, Cleo and Sam. She enjoys hiking, cooking, and reading.

What’s your favorite thing about living in Columbia?

My favorite thing about Columbia so far would have to be the amazing food!