Chair and Associate Professor
Catholic University of America
Washington , District of Columbia
Renate Chancellor is Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science at the Catholic University of America. She received her Master’s and Ph.D. in Information Studies from UCLA. Her research focuses on human information behavior, organizational leadership, social justice in Library and Information Science, and library education at HBCUs. Dr. Chancellor has published in scholarly journals, and has presented her research in national and international venues. Recent publications include her book, entitled, E.J. Josey: Transformational Leader in the Modern Library Profession, Racial Battle Fatigue:The Unspoken Burden of Black Women Faculty In LIS, Communities in the Crossfire: Models for Public Library Action and Libraries on the Frontlines: Neutrality and Social Justice. She is recipient of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Leadership Award and the ALISE Excellence in Teaching Award.