College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of English

Jina DuVernay

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Jina DuVernay is a librarian and archivist and is very active in the field of librarianship serving on numerous committees and initiatives that advocate for the collection and stewardship of resources related to African American history and culture. DuVernay serves as a Councilor-at-Large for the American Library Association (ALA) and has served as an executive board member for the Black Caucus of ALA. She holds a Master's in Library and Information Science from the University of Alabama and is pursuing a PhD at Clark Atlanta University (CAU) where she is also a consultant for the CAU Center for Africana Digital Humanities.

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