Presentations & Publications

Below, you’ll find citations for my most recent academic works. (Check my CV for the full bibliography.) Looking for my fiction? Check the published fiction page.


Brown, J., Cline, N., Méndez-Brady, M. (Forthcoming, 2021). “Leaning On Our Labor: Whiteness and Hierarchies of Power in LIS Work.” In Leung, S., McKnight-Lopez, J. (Eds.), Knowledge Justice: Disrupting Library and Information Studies through Critical Race Theory. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. (Find out more here.)

Brown J. (Forthcoming, 2020). ”Critical Race Theory and Makerspaces: A Practical Approach.” In Melo, M., Nichols, J., Re-making the Library Makerspace: Critical Theories, Reflections, and Practices. Sacramento, CA: Litwin Books and Library Juice Press. (Find out more here.)

Presentations and Panels:

Brown, J., Kendrick, K., Lew, S. (2019). “Through a Different Lens: Our Approaches to Library Work.” Presented at the Association of Research Libraries’s (ARL) Fall Meeting. Washington, DC.

Brown, J., Lopez-McKnight, J. (2019). “Describing Realities, Imaging Directions: Critical Race Pedagogies in Teaching & Learning.” Webinar presented at the ACRL Instruction Section Teaching Methods Virtual Event, May 30, 2019. (You can watch the webinar here.)

Brown J., Leung, S., Mendez-Brady, M., Ferretti, J. (2019). “Beyond Race 101: Speculative Futuring for Equity.” Panel presented at the Association for College and Research Libraries’ 2019 Annual Conference (ACRL). Cleveland, OH. (Session notes can be found here.)

Brown J., Leung, S., Mendez-Brady, M., Ferretti, J. (2018). “We Here: Community Building as Self Care.” Workshop given at the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC), Albuquerque, NM.