Christine Jenkins

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Associate Professor Emerita

PhD, Library and Information Studies, Wisconsin-Madison

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Research Focus

History of children's literature; history of youth services librarianship as women's history; historical and contemporary censorship and intellectual freedom; young adult literature; representations of minority-status groups in children's and young adult literature; reading engagement; reader-response research; reader-text interaction.

Other Professional Appointments

Associate Professor, Gender and Women’s Studies Program

Completed Research Projects

Related Topics

Libraries and Librarianship, Youth Literature, Culture, and Services, children's literature