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Ericka Patillo

Director of Graduate Studies; Clinical Assistant Professor

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
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  • PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • MSLS, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • BA, Old Dominion University

Areas of Expertise:

  • Academic Libraries
  • Management
  • Music Librarianship

Courses taught:

  • INSC 552 Academic Libraries

My favorite thing about working at SIS is:

Learning from and with my colleagues and future library and information science professionals.

Professional memberships:

  • ALA
  • Library Research Round Table of ALA
  • Sigma Alpha Iota

Select publications:

  • Fisher, Z., Krueger, S., Malamud, R. G. and Patillo, E. What It Means to Be Out: Queer, Trans, and Gender Non-Conforming Identities in Library Work In Baer, A., Cahoy, E., and Schroeder, R. (Eds.) (2019). Libraries Promoting Reflective Dialogue in a Time of Political Polarization.
  • Patillo, E. J., Moran, B. B., & Morgan, J. C. (2009). The job itself: The effects of functional units on work autonomy among public and academic librarians. Library Trends, 58(2), 276-290.