Blake began working at Olin Library in 2019. Prior to joining Rollins College, he worked as a librarian for the State Library of Florida in Tallahassee, and he also worked in various capacities at Florida State University and the University of Central Florida. Blake holds a BBA in Marketing from the Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. His graduate work consists of a MA in Arabic and Islamic Studies from the University of Sydney in Australia and a MS in Library and Information Studies from Florida State University in Tallahassee.
Blake serves as Olin Library’s point of contact for the Crummer Graduate School of Business along with the Business, Economics, Health Professions, Applied Behavior Analysis and Clinical Science, and Social Entrepreneurship programs. Blake’s research interests include business information literacy instruction, government information, neurodivergence and disability in academic library settings, and bias in knowledge organization systems. When not working, Blake enjoys traveling, hiking, and open-air festivals.