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Joseph Winberry

October 17, 2023

Joseph Winberry, Ph.D. is an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science. His research currently emphasizes critical library practice and impact, especially in relation to societal aging. Prior to graduate … Read more

Francesca Tripodi

October 17, 2023

Dr. Francesca Tripodi is a sociologist and media scholar whose research examines the relationship between social media, political partisanship, and democratic participation, revealing how Google and Wikipedia are manipulated for political gains. She is a professor at the UNC School of … Read more

Casey H. Rawson

October 17, 2023

Dr. Casey Rawson is a Teaching Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) degree program at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS). She was a post-doctoral research associate and co-principal investigator … Read more

Marijel (Maggie) Melo

October 17, 2023

Dr. Maggie Melo completed her PhD at the University of Arizona, where she was an American Association of University Women Fellow. She co-founded the University of Arizona’s first publicly accessible and interdisciplinary makerspace – the iSpace (now CATalyst Studios) – and strategically … Read more

Sandra Hughes-Hassell

October 17, 2023

Dr. Sandra Hughes-Hassell is a Professor and Coordinator of the School Library Media Coordinator Program at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS). Her research focuses on social justice issues in library services, culturally relevant practice in libraries, … Read more

Tressie McMillan Cottom

October 17, 2023

Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom is an award-winning author, professor, and sociologist, whose work has earned national and international recognition for the urgency and depth of its incisive critical analysis of technology, higher education, class, race, and gender. Her most recent … Read more