I am an associate professor, teaching stream, in the Library and Information Studies stream and the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto. My research examines equitable metadata and knowledge organization practices, particularly in relation to Indigenous knowledge and peoples.
My teaching practice is centred in the area of knowledge organization and equity. I will be offering a new course at the Faculty of Information in the Fall of 2021 entitled Knowledge Equity in Information Organizations.
I am Citizen of the Métis Nation of Ontario. Born in Thunder Bay, I grew up on Winnipeg, Manitoba. My grandmother was a Moreau and am related to the Métis/Halfbreed community in Georgian Bay, Ontario. I am an active member of the Métis community and a sit as a councillor on the Credit River Regional Council of the MNO.
A practising academic librarian for over 15 years, I am currently leave from my position as an Associate Librarian in the Department of Student Learning and Academic Success. I have held a variety position at York, including the W.P. Scott Chair in E-Librarianship and music cataloguer.