## Sam Hansen

#### Librarian, Mathematical Storyteller, Podcast Producer, Database Designer

# Curriculum Vitae

## Work Experience

##### 2019-Present

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor#### Mathematics & Statistics Librarian

##### 2009-Present

ACMEScience.com#### Director & Podcast Producer

##### 2019-Present

University of Wisconsin, Madison#### Database Developer (Media History Digital Library)

##### 2017-2019

University of Wisconsin, Madison#### Full Stack Developer (PodcastRE)

##### 2018

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Library#### Research Guide Intern

##### 2013-2014

Epic Systems#### Division Operations Analyst

##### 2008-2011

University of Nevada, Las Vegas#### Graduate Student Instructor (Mathematics)

## Education

##### 2017-2019

University of Wisconsin, Madison#### Masters of Library and Information Science

Advisor: Dorothea Salo

##### 2008-2011

2008-2011 University of Nevada, Las Vegas#### Masters of Science: Pure Mathematics

Thesis: Zero-Sum Magic and Null Sets of Planar Graphs

Advisor: Prof. Ebrahim Salehi

##### 2005-2008

University of Wisconsin, Green Bay#### Bachelor of Science: Mathematics

(Minor: Humanistic Studies)

## Publications

##### 2021

Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship#### Science Librarianship and Social Justice: Part Three Advanced Concepts

Isabel Altamirano, Jeffra D. Bussmann, Samuel Hansen, Nastasha E. Johnson, and Gr Keer

##### 2021

Digital Humanities Quarterly#### PodcastRE Analytics: Studying the Norms, Styles, and Cultures of an Evolving Medium

##### 2021

Saving New Sounds#### The Feed is the Thing

Book Chapter

##### 2021

Machine Learning for Cross-Disciplinary Research#### Can a Hammer Categorize Highly Technical Articles?

Book Chapter

##### 2020

Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship#### Science Librarianship and Social Justice: Part Two Intermediate Concepts

##### 2020

Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship#### Science Librarianship and Social Justice: Part One Foundational Concepts

Isabel Altamirano, Jeffra D. Bussmann, Samuel Hansen, Nastasha E. Johnson, and Gr Keer

##### 2019

Journal of Radio and Audio Media#### The PodcastRE Project: Curating and Preserving Podcasts and their Data

Jeremy Morris, Samuel Hansen, Eric Hoyt

##### 2010

Journal of Combinatorial Mathematics and Combinatorial Computing#### Zero-sum magic and null sets of planar graphs

Ebrahim Salehi, Samuel Hanse

## Presentations

##### April 2022

2022 Allegheny Mountain MAA Section Meeting#### Bridging the Divide: Connecting Mathematics and Society through Stories

##### Jan 2022

Joint Mathematics Meetings 2022#### A Match Made in the Stacks: Mathematician and Librarian Collaborations

Special Session Co-Organized with Anya Bartelmann

##### Jan 2022

Joint Mathematics Meetings 2022#### Please leave a review, it really does make it easier for new listener to find us: The Landscape of Mathematical Podcasts 7 Years after Serial

##### Nov 2021

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Math Club#### Our Social and Mathematical World: A Tale of Bidirectional Impacts

##### Aug 2021

Special Libraries Association Annual Conference 2021#### Accessing Mathematics: Blind Mathematicians, Deaf Mathematicians, and Libraries

Panel Co-Convener with Emma Moore

##### Apr 2021

LIS B Conference#### Using CADRE to support Large Scale Bibliometric Studies

##### Feb 2021

STS Hot Topics Discussion#### Science Librarianship and Social Justice Concepts

With Isabel Altamirano, Jeffra D. Bussmann, Nastasha E. Johnson, and Gr Keer

##### Feb 2021

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Math Club#### Can you tell me a story? - Why and How we should tell more stories in mathematics

##### Feb 2021

Design for Digital 2021#### Using Empathy Maps to Explore Social Justice Terminology

With Isabel Altamirano, Jeffra D. Bussmann, Nastasha E. Johnson, and Gr Keer

##### Dec 2020

ACRL STS Webinar#### Is Science Librarianship Right for Me?

With Kimberley Bailey, Patricia Hartman, Matt Torrence, and Mea Warren

##### Nov 2020

CADRE Fellows Webinars#### Systematic over-time study of the similarities and differences in research across mathematics and the sciences

##### Oct 2020

Special Libraries Association Annual Conference 2020#### Mathematics Beyond the Academy

Panel Co-Convener with Lauren Gala

##### Sep 2020

CADRE Fellows Webinars#### Comparative analysis of legacy and emerging journals in mathematical biology

With Marisa Conte and Scott Martin

##### Mar 2020

The Collective 2020#### +10 to Charisma: MinMax-ing your way to better stories

##### Mar 2020

The Collective 2020#### Campaigning Your Way to Useable and Clean Data

With Meredith Hale, Monica Ihli, and Allison Kittinger

##### Oct 2019

Sound Education 2019#### Audio and the Academic Career

Panelist

##### Sep 2019

International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics 2019#### Mathematical Biology and Systematic Mathematical Research Analysis

##### Sep 2019

International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics 2019#### Sleeping Beauties in Mathematical Research

##### Jul 2019

Great Lakes Science Bootcamp 2019#### What 117 years of aging data tells us about Mathematics Collections Development

##### Jun 2019

LG&TBQ#### Panel on Non-Faculty Mathematical Careers

Panelist

##### Jun 2019

Special Libraries Association Annual Conference 2019#### Measuring Similarity Between Mathematics Research & its References Using Bibliographic Coupling

##### May 2019

Bibliometrics and Research Impact Community Conference 2019#### Mathematics 6=Science: A study in citation rates over time

##### Nov 2018

Sound Education 2018#### Cycle of Mathematics: Development to Publication to Inspiration

##### Nov 2018

Annual MathsJam Gathering 2018#### The long tail of mathematical citations

##### Aug 2018

GeoDeepDive Workshop#### Playing with Mathematical Topic Modeling

##### Jul 2018

Girls Talk Math University of Maryland, College Park#### Storytelling in the Mathematical Domain

##### Jun 2018

ComSciCon 2018#### Relatively Prime — A Podcast Story in 3 Seasons

##### Jun 2018

Code4Lib Midwest 2018#### PodcastRE Not Podcatcher: Archiving Podcasts for Research

##### Jan 2018

Joint Mathematics Meetings 2018#### Word Problems from the Mid-1800s to Now: A Textbook Survey

##### Jan 2017

Joint Mathematics Meetings 2017#### Outside the Equation — Exploring Alternative Forms of Mathematical Communication

Panel Convener

##### Jan 2017

Joint Mathematics Meetings 2017#### What We Talk About When We Talk About Mathematics

Panel Convener

##### Nov 2011

Mathematics Department University of Arkansas#### Tell More Stories: Why We Need More Storytelling in Mathematics

##### Nov 2010

IMA Early Career Mathematicians Conference#### Mathematical Podcasting

With Peter Rowlett

##### Nov 2010

University of Leicester Math Society & University of Birmingham Math Society#### Bacon, Small-Worlds, and Your Important Friends: Social Network Theory Explained

With Peter Rowlett

##### Nov 2010

University of Greenwich Math Society#### Maths and Computing History Tour of Nottingham

With Peter Rowlett

##### Aug 2010

Math Fest 2010#### Auditory Mathematics: Podcasting as Mathematical Outreach

##### Jan 2010

Joint Mathematics Meetings 2010#### Mathematics and the Internet: The Impact of New Media on a Discipline

#### Zero-Sum Magic and Null Sets of Planar Graphs

## Digital Projects

##### 2021-Present

LibFails.com#### LibFails:A Website for Anonymous Library Failures

Co-Creator with Miranda Marraccini

##### 2019-Present

MediaHist.org/#### Media History Digital Library

Database (PostgreSQL and SOLR) and Backend (Python and Blacklight) Developer

##### 2005-2008

University of Wisconsin, Green Bay#### Bachelor of Science: Mathematics

(Minor: Humanistic Studies)

##### 2017-2019

Podcastre.org#### PodcastRE

Database (PostgreSQL and SOLR) and Full Stack (Python and Symfony) Developer

## Podcasts and Audio

##### 2022

NYU Bobst Library ”Rule No Five,”#### RadLib Call Numbers Station

Artist Contributor to NYU Bobst Library ”Rule No Five,” Installation

Created and Curated by Amanda Belantara and Ashley Maynor

##### 2012-Current

RelPrime.com#### Relatively Prime: Stories from the Mathematical Domain

Host & Producer

##### 2005-2008

University of Wisconsin, Green Bay#### Bachelor of Science: Mathematics

(Minor: Humanistic Studies)

##### 2021-Current

LibFails.com/Podcast#### Library Fail Confessions

Editor & Producer

##### 2021

The Connection 2021#### The New Sound of Libraries

Artist Contributor to The Connection 2021

##### 2015-2017

TheOtherHalf.AcmeScience.com#### The Other Half

Executive Producer & Editor

##### 2009-2016

AcmeScience.com#### Strongly Connected Components

Host & Producer

##### 2015

Prx.org#### 3 Letter Met on Broom Bridge

Reporter and Producer

##### 2012-2015

AcmeScience.com#### Science Sparring Society

Host, Producer, & Writer

##### 2010-2013

Pulse-Project.org#### Math/Maths

Co-presenter with Peter Rowlett

##### 2009-2011

AcmeScience.com#### Combinations and Permutations

Producer & Host

## Video

##### 2011

YouTube.com#### Math/Maths History Tour of Nottingham

Co-Writer and Co-Presenter (with Peter Rowlett), Director, and Edito

## Service

**University of Michigan**

- 2019–2022 Co-Chair/Member – Library Diversity Council
- Co-Chair for 2021–2022 term
- Subcommittees: Policing in the Library, Discussion Group, Programming & Curriculum, Elections, Operating Agreement,

Inclusive Interpersonal Communication

- 2021–2022 Project Mentor – Lab of Geometry (Michigan)
- Mentor for Temporal Dynamics of the Network of Mathematics Sub-disciplines (Winter 2022)
- Winter 2021 Co-Mentor with Tim Ryan for Quantifying Gerrymandering in Michigan (Winter 2021)

Winner of 2021 Pamela J. MacKintosh Undergraduate Team Library Research Award

2021 Member – Library Analytics Taskforce

- 2021 Member – Text and Data Mining Advisory Group
- 2021 Project Client – University of Michigan School of Information
- Podcast Archive Submissions for PodcastRE.org (Winter 2021 SI 699: Digital Curation)

- 2019–2021 Member – Digital Scholarship Service Team
- Subcommittees: Text and Data Mining, Programming and Curriculum, Tools & Infrastructure

- 2019–2021 Member – Instructor College Steering Committee
- 2019–2021 Member – Mathematics Department Learning Community for Inclusive Teaching
- Summer 2019 Book Discussion Facilitator: Inventing the Mathematician

- 2019–2020 Member – Pamela J. MacKintosh Undergraduate Research Award

**Professional**

- 2021 Member – Committee on Permissions

International Mathematics Union - 2021 Co-Chair – Conference Organizing Committee

Science Librarians Collaborative - 2020–2021 Co-Convener – Mathematics Roundtable

Special Libraries Association Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics Community (SLA PAM) - 2019–2021 Member – Writing Team

League of Awesome Librarians - 2020–2021 Member – PAM Transition Taskforce

SLA PAM - 2019–2021 Member – Hot Topics Committee

Association of College & Research Libraries Science and Technology Section (ACRL STS) - 2019–2020 Member – Future of PAM Taskforce

SLA PAM - 2019 Reviewer – Mathematics bibliography

Resources for College Libraries - 2018 Member – Writing Team

Hack Library School