Nikki McCaslin, Senior Instructor

Auraria Library Staff Directory

Collection Development, Research, and Instruction Librarian
Department: Education, Research and Access Services

Nikki's Role at Auraria Library

Nikki teaches library instructions, provides research help and develops the library collections in the areas of Literature, Modern Languages, ESL and Film Studies.

Professional Affiliations and Service

Learning, Educational Technology, Teaching & Scholarship (LETTS) Committee (UCD).  Elected secretary 2012-2014.


Select Publications

McCaslin, Nikki.  Finding Our Place:  100 Memorable Adoptees, Fostered Persons, and Orphanage Alumni.  Santa Barbara, CA:  Greenwood Press, January 2010.

Uhrlaub, Richard and Nikki McCaslin.  “Law and Language:  Adversarial Culture in Adoption and Mothering.” in Adoption and Mothering.  Dr. Francis Latchford, York University, Ed.  Toronto, Ontario:  Demeter Press, Fall 2012


M.A. Librarianship and Information Management, University of Denver, 1984.

M.A. English Literature, University of Colorado at Denver, 1998.

Select Research Guides

English and American Literature

Culinary Arts

Social Work



Office: 303-556-3390

Auraria Library
Room Auraria Library Room #258D
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