Jamillah R. Gabriel

Jamillah R. GabrielJamillah R. Gabriel is a fourth-year PhD student in the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She holds a Master of Arts in Museum Studies from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Master of Library and Information Science from San Jose State University, Bachelor of Arts in Black Studies and Journalism from California State University Long Beach, and an Associate in Arts in English from Cerritos College. Her professional experience includes 17 years in public and academic libraries as a librarian and library paraprofessional, most recently as Black Cultural Center Librarian and Metadata Specialist at Purdue University. Her research focuses on issues at the nexus of information and race and interrogates how these issues, along with information and cultural heritage institutions and policies, impact Black people and communities. Jamillah is also the founder of Call Number, a book subscription box, and co-host of the podcast, LibVoices.

Critical Concepts in LIS: Research, Teaching, and Practice2021-11 (Nov)$300.00