Veronica Arellano Douglas, instruction coordinator at University of Houston Libraries, has been accepted to the competitive Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Leadership and Career Development Program (LCDP). Arellano Douglas is one of 24 fellows chosen for the 2020-2021 cohort.
The LCDP is a yearlong program to prepare mid-career librarians from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to take on leadership roles in their careers and in the profession at large.
As instruction coordinator, Arellano Douglas focuses on the teaching and learning of information literacy. Her research interests include critical information literacy and librarianship, feminist pedagogy, labor issues in librarianship, and relational-cultural theory. Arellano Douglas received her Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of North Texas and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Rice University. She was an American Library Association Spectrum Scholar and Emerging Leader.