Alyssa Russo

Assistant Professor

Learning Services Librarian

Learning and Outreach Services

Contact Information

  • Centennial Library L259B
  • (505) 277-0684


Curriculum Vitae

Alyssa Russo is a Learning Services Librarian and Assistant Professor in the College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences at the University of New Mexico. Alyssa’s role in the Learning and Outreach Services department includes providing library instruction to early undergraduate students, creating online learning objects to support instructional efforts in the college, and liaising to the department of Communication and Journalism. She is intrigued by how people trust, evaluate, and make decisions about information, and her research interests surround information literacy. Alyssa received her BFA from the University of New Mexico and her MLIS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining the college in 2017, she worked at the Central New Mexico Community College Libraries and the Santa Fe Community College Library providing a variety of public services support.