Anne Holland

Director of NCIL
Boulder, CO


M.S, Space Science, University of North Dakota, 2012
B.S/B.A, Astrophysics and English Writing, minor in Math and Geology, University of Hawaii at Hilo, 2008

Anne Holland is a Senior Education Associate with the Space Science Institute, where she has led exhibit-focused efforts for NASA, NSF, NIH and IMLS-funded projects since 2012. Holland is also the manager of the STAR Library Education Network, a group of over 10,000 library staff committed to increasing STEAM programming in their libraries. Holland is the PI of the NASA funded NASA@ My Library project, NSF funded STEAM Equity project, and SEAL (Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries) funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

Anne received her B.S. in astrophysics and B.A. in English Writing from the University of Hawaii in 2009 and received a master's degree in Space Studies in 2014. Before joining the Space Science Institute, she gained informal education experience while working for the Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station, Hawaii Forest and Trail, and Denver Museum of Nature and Science. She is currently finishing her PhD in Research Methods and Statistics from the University of Denver. Her dissertation research investigates on the ground experiences of current children's librarians in relation to the formal training they received during their MLIS programs.

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