[last updated 01.14.2019 – pending updates]
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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


California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Valencia, CA
Reference & Instruction Librarian, January 2019-present

University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA Library, Charles E. Young Research Library
Librarian for English and History, September 2017 – January 2019

University of Maine, Fogler Library, Orono, ME
Science Reference Librarian, January 2016 – August 2017

Eastern Maine Community College Library, Bangor, ME
Outreach & Instruction Librarian, September 2014 – January 2016

University of Texas Libraries, Architecture and Planning Library, Austin, TX
Library and Archives Assistant/Graduate Research Consultant, June 2013 – August 2014

Whole Foods Market, Global Headquarters, Austin, TX
Contract Digital Asset Manager, June 2014 – August 2014

University of Texas Libraries, Perry-Castañeda, Library Austin, TX
Reference and Information Graduate Research Assistant June 2013 – June 2014

University of Texas at Austin, Tarlton Law Library, Austin, TX
Library Assistant, September 2009 – June 2013

Austin Public Library, Terrazas Branch, Austin, TX
Administrative Assistant, November 2010 – April 2011

Azarmehr & Associates, P.C., Immigration Law Firm, Austin TX
Legal Assistant, Sept. 2009 – November 2010

Haverford College, Magill Library, Haverford, PA
Circulation Assistant, Sept. 2005 – May 2009


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

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, O

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. https://doi.org/10.1353/lib.2018.0031

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). http://dx.doi.org/10.21173/newlibs/3/4

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, https://doi.org/10.1108/DLP-01-2017-0002

Méndez-Brady, M. & Bonnet, J. (2017). Peer Coaching For Professional Learning. ACRLog: Blogging by and for academic and research librarians. Retrieved from: http://acrlog.org/2017/06/19/peer-coaching-for-professional-learning/

Méndez-Brady, M. (2016). The Wild West of Open Access Publishing. Raymond H. Fogler Library Magazine: Vol. 23: Iss. 2. Retrieved from: https://library.umaine.edu/about/fogler-library-magazine/

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. https://mainecritlib.wordpress.com/unconference/

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


2019 Library Journal Mover & Shaker

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

ALA Spectrum Scholar, 2012-2013

Texas Library Association Spectrum Scholar, 2012-2013

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

Catheryne S. Franklin Centennial Endowed Scholar, 2013-2014