Library Staff


Rouzanna Vardanyan — Head Librarian

Rouzanna has two master’s degrees in computer science, an MA in jouralism, and an LLM degree in international law. She has 10 year’s experience in organizing international and national events on Public International Law and Human Rights and is former Manager of Educational Programs at a delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). She has been a teacher of the Transcendental Meditation program since 1991, teaching the TM technique to over 2000 students.





Martin Schmidt — Reference Librarian

Martin has an engineering degree in print management, an MBA degree and a master’s degree in Maharishi Vedic Science in addition to his MLIS (Master’s in Library and Information Science).




Bill Vesely — Serials and Circulation Desk

Bill has a PhD in mathematics, and was one of the founding faculty at MIU. Retired from teaching, he works part-time at the circulation desk and in the serials department.