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University of Maine, Orono, ME
Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design, August 2017

University of Texas, School of Information, Austin, TX
Master of Science in Information Studies, May 2014

Haverford College, Haverford, PA
Bachelor of Arts in History, May, 2009

Collegium Hieronymi Pragnesis, Prague, Czech Republic
Study Abroad Program through Haverford College, Jan-May 2008

Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
Young Scholars Program, June-Aug 2004


Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Instruction Section Teaching Methods Committee Featured Teaching Librarian, Spring 2019

2019 Library Journal Mover & Shaker: Advocacy Award

Rare Book School Scholarship, National Endowment for the Humanities-Global Book Histories Initiative (NEH-GBHI), 2017-2018

Catheryne S. Franklin Centennial Endowed Scholar, 2013-2014

ALA Spectrum Scholar, 2012-2013

Texas Library Association Spectrum Scholar, 2012-2013

SALALM Marietta Daniels Shepard Memorial Endowed Presidential Scholar, 2012-2013


Brown, J., Cline, N., & Méndez-Brady, M. (2020, forthcoming). Leaning on our Labor: Whiteness and Hierarchies of Power in LIS Work. Critical Race Theory (CRT) in Library & Information Science/Studies (LIS). MIT Press. In Press.

Méndez-Brady, M. (2019). Library Futures and Whiteness in the Construction of Space. Contrapuntal Media (2), 40-57. California Institute of the Arts, Aesthetics + Politics.

Méndez-Brady, M., Brant, N., Jara, L., Maldonado, M. (2019, May). Mentorship for Recruitment, Retention, & Self-Care. Presented at the California Association of Research Libraries Diversity in Academic Libraries Interest Group Spring Program, Los Angeles, CA.

Brown, J., Ferretti, J., Leung, S., Méndez-Brady, M. (2019, April). Moving Beyond Race 101: Speculative Futuring for Equity. Presented at the Biannual Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, Cleveland, OH.

Brown, J., Ferretti, J. A., Leung, S. & Méndez-Brady, M. (2018). We Here: Speaking Our Truth. Library Trends 67(1), 163-181. Johns Hopkins University Press.

Brown, J., Ferretti, J., Leung, S., Méndez-Brady, M. (2018, September). We Here: Community Building as Self Care. Presented at the 3rd National Joint Conference for Librarians of Color, Albuquerque, NM.

Méndez-Brady, M., Bonnet, J., Gomis, M. (2018, June). Transforming Ourselves from the Inside Out: Peer Coaching for Professional Development. Presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Bell, C., Méndez-Brady, M. (2017) The Future of Librarianship: Challenging Professional Norms. Journal of New Librarianship. 2(2).

Gill, J., Méndez-Brady, M. (2017, April). Social Media for Outreach, Networking and Collaboration in Science and Research. Presented at the Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Medicine (WiSTEMM) Symposium, University of Maine, Orono ME.

Bonnet, J. & Méndez-Brady, M. (2017). Making the Mission Visible: Altmetrics and Nontraditional Publishing. Digital Library Perspectives. Vol. 33 Issue: 4, pp. 294-304,

Méndez-Brady, M. & Bonnet, J. (2017). Peer Coaching For Professional Learning. ACRLog: Blogging by and for academic and research librarians. Retrieved from:

Méndez-Brady, M. (2016). The Wild West of Open Access Publishing. Raymond H. Fogler Library Magazine: Vol. 23: Iss. 2. Retrieved from:

Méndez-Brady, M. (2016, December). Scholarly Publications in the Digital Landscape: Maximizing the Reach and Impact of Your Work. Invited speaker for the School of Biology & Ecology, Fall 2016 Seminar Series at the University of Maine, Orono, ME.

Méndez-Brady, M. (2016, November). Design on a Dime: Creating Effective Presentations: Two Part Workshop. Presented at the meeting of the Maine Library Association, Sunday River, ME.

Bell, C., Hoppe, B. & Méndez-Brady M. (2016, August). Integrating Critical Theory into Academic Librarianship. Round table discussions hosted at the Maine #Critlib Unconference, Bates College, Lewiston, ME. (conference co-convener)

Darbandi, S. & Méndez-Brady, M. (2015, May). High Tech, Low Tech, Just the Right Tech, Creating Multimedia for your Library. Presented at a meeting of the Maine Academic Libraries, Colby College, Waterville ME

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