Projects

Currently working on:

  • article about sound recording classification systems
  • survey and article on hiring practices in libraries and critical librarianship

Implemented and managed the SLC Music Library Tumblr, and now the Barnard Library Tumblr.

Changed the SLC William Schuman Music Library’s CD collection from an accession-based system to ANSCR. Blogged about the process at ANSCR Librarian.

Publications & Presentations

Sizeism in the stacks: Working against fat discrimination in libraries.” March 2016. Panel presentation. Eastern Sociological Society Meeting 2016. Boston, MA.

ANSCRing the question: A hands-on approach to sound recording classification for college libraries.” March 2016. Poster presentation. Music Library Association Conference 2016. Cincinnati, OH.

Small Libraries, Big Ideas: Innovations in Reference at the Small Liberal Arts College.” June 2015. Poster presentation. State University of New York Librarians Association (SUNYLA) Conference 2015. SUNY Purchase. Purchase, NY.

Member of editorial board for Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society (Taylor & Francis) since October 2014.

Guest blogger for the Desk Set in summer 2014.

“Fat Activism and Body Positivity: Zines for Transforming the Status Quo.” (Reviews) With Katelyn Angell. Library Journal. March 2012.

“Fat Bodies in Thin Books: Information Bias and Body Image in Academic Libraries.” With Katelyn Angell. Fat Studies 1.2 (2012): 153-165.

“Does this book make me look fat? Information Bias and Body Image in Academia.” With Katelyn Angell. Annual Women’s History Conference: Breaking Boundaries. Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY. March 2011.

Freelance research for author Michael Swanwick’s biography Hope-in-the-Mist: The Extraordinary Career & Mysterious Life of Hope Mirrlees (Temporary Culture) – Spring 2009