Diana, a senior lecturer in English, is entering her thirteenth year at the university. She brings to the position broad experience with online learning and using technology to build community in the classroom. She has collaborated with the library in conducting research on the use of electronic readers and the use of online communities to develop information literacy in students. Diana is the recipient of teaching awards and has been recognized for her commitment to her students. Prior to coming to Penn State, she served in both academic and student services administrative posts in public and private institutions. Diana earned an MA in Teaching English from Pepperdine University.