Presentations & Publications

Below, you’ll find a bibliography of my academic work. Looking for fiction publications? Check my published fiction page.


Brown, J., Cline, N., Méndez-Brady, M., “Leaning on Our Labor.” In Leung, S., Lopez-McKnight, J. (Eds.), Who’s Afraid of Race? Critical Race Theory in Library and Information Science. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Brown, J. (2018). “Boundaries of the Body: Finding My(Whole)self.” In Neely, T., McKnight-Lopez, J. (Eds.), In Our Own Voices, Redux: The Faces of Librarianship Today. New York, NY: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group.

Brown, J., Ferreti, J., Leung, S., Méndez-Brady, M. (2018). “We Here: Speaking Our Truth.” Library Trends: Race, Ethnicity, and Diversity in Library and Information Science: An Update.

Brown, J., Leung, S. (2018). “Authenticity vs. Professionalism: Being True to Ourselves at Work.” In Chou, R., Pho, A. (Eds.), Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS. Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press.

Brown, J. (2017). “Technology and Inclusion In Your Library.” Columbia Spectator.

Brown, J., Crocamo, J., Bielskas, A., Ransom, E., Vanti, W., Wilfong, K. (2017). “Evolving Skills for Emerging Technologies: a Collaborative Approach.” Library Hi Tech, 35(4).

Brown, J. (2017). “Review of Critical Library Pedagogy: Essays and Workbook Activities and Critical Library Pedagogy: Lesson Plans: Essays and Workbook Activities’ and ‘Critical Library Pedagogy: Lesson Plans’.” Journal of New Librarianship, 1(2).

Brown, J. (2015). “Identity, Privilege, and Access: Positing the ‘Knower’ as Meaningful.” PUSHBACK: Information Literacy Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means. (Link to e-Book:

Presentations and Panels:

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.

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.

Brown J., Leung, S., Arellano, V., Gadsby, J. (2018). “Deconstructing Service: Intersections of Identity.” Panel to be presented at the Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies Colloquium (GSISC), Boston, MA.

Brown, J. Leung, S., Lopez-McKnight, J. (2018). “Comics, Hip Hop, and Information Literacy: Critical Pedagogies for Student Empowerment.” Workshop given at the Twenty-Fifth International Conference on Learning, Athens, Greece.

Brown, J., Leung, S., Cline, N., Lopez-McKnight, J. (2017). “The Art of the Introduction: Encapsulating Identity, Agency, and Culture in Library Outreach & Engagement.” Panel presentation given at the Identity, Agency, and Culture in Academic Libraries Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Olin, J, Hathcock, A., Leach, E., Smale, E., Brown, J., Millet, M., (2017). “Library Leadership and Gender: Expectations and Lived Experiences.” Panel presentation given at the Association for College and Research Libraries’ Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Brown, J., (2016). “Teaching Emerging Technologies: Instruction Methods and Program Ideas for One-Shot Library Instruction.” Presentation given at Code4Lib New York State’s Midsummer Meeting and Unconference, Ithaca, NY.

Brown, J, Levin, M., & Marden, J., (2016). “Collaborative Liaison Work: A Humanities Librarian, a Science Librarian, and a Social Sciences Librarian Walk Into a Bar…”Presentation given at the Metropolitan New York Library Council’s Annual Conference, New York, NY.

Brown, J., (2015). “Digitizing in 3D: Using 3D Modeling to Visualize Meaningful Collections.” Poster session presented at the Association for College and Research Libraries’ Annual Conference, Portland OR.