University of Illinois

Christine Jenkins

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Associate Professor

PhD, Library and Information Studies, Wisconsin-Madison

235 LIS
(217) 244-7452
-cajenkin, at illinois.edu-
http://people.lis.uiuc.edu/~cajenkin/

Areas of Research

History of children's literature; history of youth services librarianship as women's history; historical and contemporary censorship and intellectual freedom; young adult literature; representations of minority-status groups in children's and young adult literature; reading engagement; reader-response research; reader-text interaction.

Other Professional Appointments

Associate Professor, Gender and Women’s Studies Program

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