About Me


Stacy Katz

Associate Professor
Open Resources Librarian-STEM Liaison
Leonard Lief Library
Lehman College

Stacy Katz is an Associate Professor and Open Resources Librarian-STEM Liaison at Lehman College, CUNY. She initiated, developed, and oversees the Open Educational Resources (OER) initiative for the college. Stacy’s research to date has focused on OER, particularly how librarians develop and support OER initiatives, faculty professional development in OER, and student views on OER. 

Stacy is a facilitator for the Rebus Textbook Success Program, as well as a 2018-2019 OER Research Fellow and 2019 Institute for Research Design in Librarianship Scholar.  Her research has appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as Open Praxis, Journal for Multicultural Education, and the New Review of Academic Librarianship.  To promote the research on OER within the City University of New York, she developed and maintains the CUNY OER Bibliography.  Stacy presents locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally on Open Education and librarianship. 

Prior to her work at Lehman College, Stacy was the Library Director at Gann Academy, a Research and Instruction librarian at WPI and Simmons University (then Simmons College). She continues to serve as a mentor to Library and Information Science students at Simmons University.

Stacy earned a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University, an M.L.I.S. from Simmons College, and an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instructional Technology from Framingham State University.