Vision Speaker for 2020 NASIG Annual Conference: Dr. Amelia Gibson


Amelia Gibson is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her primary research interests center on communities and health information behavior, information marginalization, and access among marginalized people. She is the director of the Community Equity Data & Information lab, and the Community Engaged Disability Informatics workgroup. Dr. Gibson has an MLIS and a Ph.D. from Florida State University and has experience working in academic libraries. She is the principal investigator for an IMLS funded early career grant, Deconstructing Information Poverty, which focuses on information seeking and sharing among autistic teens and young adults in North Carolina. Dr. Gibson is also a UNC Thorp Community Engaged scholar, a fellow with the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy and Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, and is affiliated with the Carolina Health Informatics Program.

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