PhD, Information Science, Indiana
Office HoursBy appointment only. Tilley is on sabbatical during Fall 2015.
Areas of ResearchHistory of youth services librarianship, children's print culture, information inquiry and instruction in school libraries, information seeking and use, and media literacy.
Other Professional AppointmentsFaculty Affiliate, The Center for Writing Studies
BiographyCarol Tilley teaches courses in comics reader’s advisory, media literacy, and youth services librarianship. Part of her scholarship focuses on the intersection of young people, comics, and libraries, particularly in the United States during the mid-twentieth century. Her research has been published in journals including the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), Information & Culture: A Journal of History, and Children’s Literature in Education. Her research on anti-comics advocate Fredric Wertham was featured in the New York Times and other media outlets.
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