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Biography

Kristen Schuster completed her PhD at the iSchool at the University of Missouri in 2016. Before working on her doctoral degree Kristen completed her MS in Library and Information Science with an emphasis in archival management at Simmons College in Boston Massachusetts. 

Research Interests and PhD Supervision

  • Gender and professional identities in libraries
  • Histories and narratives for public libraries
  • Theories and applications of digital curation

For more details, please see her full research profile.

Teaching

  • Digital curation
  • Metadata

Expertise and Public Engagement

  • Committee member, Association of Library and Information Science Educators (ALISE), ALISE/ProQuest Methodology Paper Competition, 2017-2019.
  • Co-Convener, Association of Library and Information Science Educators (ALISE), Gender Special Interest Group (SIG), January 2015 to present
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Critical Studies (vol. 13, issue 4, September 2015)
  • Peer reviewer, Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies (JCAS), March 2014 to present