Rachel G. Rubin is the associate university librarian for research and learning at the University of Pittsburgh. Previously she was the director of the Capital University Library and the Bexley Public Library. She holds a PhD from Simmons College, an MLIS from Kent State University, and a BA from Carleton College. She is an active member of the American Library Association, having served as a Councilor-at-Large and a member of a variety of ALA and APA committees, including the Resolutions Committee and the Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship. She speaks nationally on topics such as management, leadership, and healthy organizational cultures. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with her husband, son, and a variety of pets.