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Molly Tamarkin (King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST))

Molly Tamarkin
Library Director


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Molly Tamarkin directs the University Library at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), a graduate research university in Saudi Arabia designed to foster the best scientific research while bridging peoples and cultures from many nations. Prior to this, she served as Duke University's Associate University Librarian for Information Technology, where she directed technology systems and services for Duke University Libraries. She came to this role after serving as the first Chief Technology Officer at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. Earlier, she was the Associate Dean for IT in Arts & Sciences at Duke University and also served Duke as the Assistant Dean for IT at the Nicholas School for the Environment. Molly started her career in IT at Marlboro College in Marlboro, Vermont, where she became the IT Director after serving as the Library Director. She has degrees from the University of Chicago, University of Missouri, and the University of Florida.

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