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Ryan Carlson Bernard


Outreach Services Librarian, Appalachian Studies Minor- Program Coordinator, & Regional Site Director: Kingsport & Southwest Virginia


King Libraries

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Kingsport Campus: 104 E Main Street, Kingsport, TN 37660

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"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read."-Groucho Marx


M.L.I.S. in Library & Information Science-University of Tennessee, 2010

M.A. in Appalachian Studies-East Tennessee State University, 2006

B.S. in Recording Industry Management-Middle Tennessee State University, 1997

Courses recently taught

APAL 3110 LECT Appalachian Culture
APAL 3130 LECT Introduction to Appalachian Music
APAL 3140 LECT Appalachian Religion