Introducing: A Low Morale Course for Racial and Ethnic Minority Librarians

I’m elated to announce that my partnership with Library Juice Academy has expanded to offer my new course, “Reimagining Workplace Empowerment: Reducing Low Morale for Racial and Ethnic Minority Librarians.” The four-week intensive, asynchronous course starts in May and centers my second low morale study on racial and ethnic minority academic librarians (co-authored with Ione T. Damasco,Continue reading “Introducing: A Low Morale Course for Racial and Ethnic Minority Librarians”

Interview: Library Journal (August 2019)

Library Journal’s Deimosa Webber-Rey interviewed me about the low morale study focusing on racial and ethnic minority academic librarians. In the article, I discuss the specific impact factors that affect this group as they traverse the low-morale experience and share my ongoing concerns about the study’s data.  Read more. You can also read my 2020Continue reading “Interview: Library Journal (August 2019)”

Report: How Deauthentication Impacts PoC Academic Librarians’ Library Practice (May 2019)

[This content was originally published on May 14, 2019 at The Ink On The Page.] After sharing my thoughts on the theme of deauthenticity that arose in my PoC academic librarian low-morale study data, I created a quick survey and reported the initial results via TIOTP last June.  As a review, deauthentication is defined as “a cognitive processContinue reading “Report: How Deauthentication Impacts PoC Academic Librarians’ Library Practice (May 2019)”

Tweet-dux: Stereotype Threat and Deauthenticity in the PoC Low-Morale Experience

[This content was originally published on February 18, 2019 at The Ink On The Page.] On Twitter, I’ve been threading some results of my latest low morale study (done with Ione Damasco), which centers the experience of racial and ethnic minority academic librarians. It is my hope that this work will bring into clearer view the additionalContinue reading “Tweet-dux: Stereotype Threat and Deauthenticity in the PoC Low-Morale Experience”