ASERL Program Coordinator for Professional Development Association of Southeastern Research Libraries Atlanta, Georgia
A review of library literature shows that critical race theory (CRT) has been applied to aspects of public, school and academic librarianship focused on areas such as public services, archives and instruction. However, academic library leadership remains an area that warrants further exploration. This presentation will discuss the application of CRT to academic libraries specifically focusing on leadership.
Identify the foundational tenets of Critical Race Theory.
Describe the relationship between Critical Race Theory and DEI.
Provide an overview of the application of CRT in academic librarianship to date.