Debra Mitts Smith

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Adjunct Assistant Professor

PhD, MS Library and Information Science, Illinois; MA, BA, University of Illinois at Chicago

mitts [at] illinois.edu

Research Focus

Children's and young adult literature, especially the use of visual images, and library history; current research projects include a book history of Kipling's The Jungle Books, a history of the children's libraries in Brussels from 1920-1940, a look at gaming and inquiry based learning via Wolfquest, and an examination of internationalism in picture books from the 1920s and 1930s.


TEACHING THIS SEMESTER

Lit and Resources Young Adults (IS404AO)