Ethelene Whitmire

Ethelene Whitmire

Ph.D. - University of Michigan, Masters of Library Service (MLS) - Rutgers University, Bachelor of Arts - Rutgers University
Professor
4226 Helen C. White Hall

ewhitmire@wisc.edu

Areas of Interest

The history of African American women librarians (Regina Anderson Andrews & Audre Lorde); African American Studies; Women's Studies; 20th Century American History; Biography; Library Science, and Scandinavian Studies.

Classes Taught

Afro-American Studies and Gender & Women's Studies 221 Introduction to Black Women's Studies; LIS 569 History of American Librarianship; LIS 635 Reference and Information Service; LIS 722 College and University Libraries; and LIS 642 Reading Interests of Adults

Recent Scholarship

(in progress) The African American Presence in Denmark in the 20th Century. 

Ethelene Whitmire. Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian, University of Illinois Press, 2014.

Harlem Renaissance Librarian: Regina Andrews Documentary (2012 – 26 minutes) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wQRE1egQZI