Keren Dali

MLIS Faculty

Assistant Professor

Dr. Keren Dali received her MISt and Ph.D. from the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, Canada. Her primary research interests are community engagement in libraries; diversity and inclusion at the workplace; relationships between LIS and Social Work; disabilities; LIS education with the focus on humanistic pedagogies; and reading practices of adults. With the background in Social Work and LIS, Dr. Dali holds the inaugural Outstanding Instructor Award from the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto; the inaugural Connie Van Fleet Award for Research Excellence in Public Library Services to Adults; the Outstanding Reviewer distinction and the Outstanding and Highly Commended Paper distinctions from the Emerald publisher; and the David Cohen/ EMIERT Multicultural Award 2018 from the American Library Association. Her work has been funded by the grants from the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada and the American Library Association, among others. She is active in LIS scholarly and professional associations, including ALISE, IFLA, and ASIS&t. Dr. Dali serves as Editor-in-Chief of The International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion and as an editorial board member of The Library Quarterly, Journal of Education for Library & Information Science, and Journal of Librarianship & Information Science.