Publications (selected)

Strange Circulations: Affect and the Library.” A special issue of Library Trends (published by Johns Hopkins UP). vol. 68 no. 3, 2020. Co-edited with Kate Adler, Director of Library Services at the Metropolitan College of New York. doi:10.1353/lib.2020.0006.

"Ordering Things." The Politics of Theory and Practice of Critical Librarianship. Eds. Karen P. Nicholson and Maura Seale. Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press, 2018. 129--144.  Co-authored with Sarah Coysh and William Denton.  Repository copy available at:

"Affective Labor, Resistance, and the Academic Librarian." Library Trends. 64:4 (2016). 645–666. Repository copy available at:

"Grinding the Gears: Academic Librarians and Civic Responsibility." Urban Library Journal. 19:1 (2013). Co-authored with Patti Ryan and Mita Williams. Repository copy available at:

“The Public Academic Library: Creating Friction in the Teflon Funnel.” in Information Literacy and Social Justice: Radical Professional Praxis. Eds Shana Higgins and Lua Gregory. Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press. 2013. 275-296. Co-authored with Patti Ryan. Repository copy available at:

"In the Stacks of Barbara Godard or Do Not Confuse the Complexity of this Moment With Chaos." In Trans/acting Culture, Writing, and Memory: Essays in Honour of Barbara Godard. Ed. Eva C. Karpinski, Jennifer Henderson, Ian Sowton, and Ray Ellenwood. Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press. 2013. pp. 478-495. Repository copy available at: