Andrew Zalot

Doctoral Student

PhD, Information Sciences, Illinois (in progress)

MA, English, Texas A&M University

BA, English, Texas A&M University

Research focus

My research focuses on intellectual freedom and censorship in schools and libraries. My current work focuses on examining discourse in online and local communities, specifically how they engage with one another when a book is banned.

Publications & Papers

(PENDING SUBMISSION) "Censorship and Shifting Contexts in Children’s Literature", Routledge Companion to Children’s Literature and Culture


(UPCOMING) Association for Library and Information Science Education – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania October 24 – 26, 2022 Presenting "'Oh the labels they’ll use!': Dr. Seuss, Censorship, and Reappraisal"

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association – Albuquerque, New Mexico February 19 – 21, 2020 Presenting "After Show Special: Examining the Blurred Lines of 13 Reasons Why"


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