Sarah Appedu

Ph.D. Student

Sarah Appedu (she/her) is a Ph.D. candidate in Information Science and Technology and received her Master of Science in Library and Information Science in 2022. Her research area of interest is information literacy with a focus on how librarians conceive of the role of technology within the context of library pedagogy and how this instruction can be better leveraged to support the needs of students living and learning in a technology-rich environment. She is motivated by an interest in critical data studies and critical technology studies to understand how students can be equipped to subvert systems of power related to information and technology and participate in the creation of a more just information society.

Research Areas: Information Literacy, Librarianship, Critical Data Studies, Critical Technology Studies, Library Education, Social Justice, Teaching and Learning