Liz Cheney

Liz Cheney is a Research & Instruction Librarian at California State University, Northridge. Previously she worked as a Science & Engineering Librarian at UCLA.

Elizabeth Cheney grew up in Pasadena, California, and fell in love with reading at an early age. She played trombone and flute in marching band. Her involvement in Girl Scouts gave her the chance to participate in community service, both for younger Scouts and in the wider community.

While attending UCLA, she earned a B.A. in history, with a minor in English. She achieved departmental honors for undertaking a senior-year independent research project, which earned her an honorary mention for the Carey McWilliams Award, as well as the Mary Ritter Beard Award for scholarship in women’s history.

During her undergraduate years, Liz also played in a student folk-music group, and with two of the other members worked to establish a folk session on campus.

After graduating with her MLIS at UCLA, Liz spent several years as a librarian at UCLA. Currently she is an assistant librarian at CSUN. She continues to be excited to be learning about the field.

Liz married information security professional Andrew Merenbach in 2013.