Rob Faleer has worked as professional academic librarian since 1977. He joined the University Libraries at Central Michigan University in 1979. Rob currently serves as the subject specialist and bibliographer for the Department of History, the Religion Area of the Department of Philosophy and Religion, the Department of Journalism, the School of Broadcast & Cinematic Arts, and in an interim capacity with the Department of Foreign Language, Literature and Culture. Rob also serves as the University Libraries’ liaison to the Student Disabilities Services.
Rob earned his Master of Science in Library Science from Wayne State University in 1977.
Recent Publications and Presentations
Faleer, Robert A. Church Woodwork in the British Isles, 1100-1535: An Annotated Bibliography. Lanham, MD; Toronto; Plymouth, UK: Scarecrow Press, ©2009.
“The Profane Amongst the Holy: The Strange Imagery of the Green Man, the Wodewose and the Sheela-na-Gig in Medieval Churches of the British Isles.” Paper presented in Orlando, Florida, at the 33rd International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, “Visual & Performing Arts” Division, “Monstrous Nature” panel, March 23, 2012.
“The Devil and Master John Schourn: Devotional Imagery Commemorating a Miracle Attributed to the ‘Saint’ of North Marston.” Invited paper presented at the 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 15, 2010), Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan. “Cultural Connections in Medieval Britain, France, and Ireland” Session, organized and moderated by Dr. Michael Evans.