Hannah (hah-nah) Rainey is the Associate Head for the Research Engagement Department at the NC State University Libraries. She provides research support to students and faculty and manages the use of immersive visualization spaces. Her research and teaching interests focus on critical media literacy and equity practices and policies in Higher Education. Prior to her current position, she managed efforts to identify and integrate emerging AV technologies as the Lead Librarian for Academic Technology. Rainey also served as an NCSU Libraries Fellow and spearheaded efforts to examine and recommend improvements to institutional data security and privacy.
Hannah holds an MS in Information Studies from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in Cinema and Media Studies from Wellesley College.