I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Science in the Faculty of Management at Dalhousie University. 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 and justice. At Dalhousie I teach the core class on the Organization of Information and other areas such a knowledge justice and equity.
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.
A was an academic librarian for almost twenty years and I have held a variety position at York University, including the W.P. Scott Chair in E-Librarianship and music cataloguer.