kim morrison

kim morrisonkim morrison is a critical educator whose interests center on critical information literacy, student agency and the use of assets-based Critical Hip Hop Pedagogy in the development of student agency and academic achievement with college students. She teaches library research courses engaging her students lived experiences by exploring themes such as Tupac, rap and hip-hop and the images of black women in through literature, film and music. She currently serves as the Library Coordinator at Chabot College where she has been the Information Literacy and Outreach Librarian since 2004.

Dissertation Title: Counter-story as Curriculum: Autoethnography, Critical Race Theory, and Informed Assets in the Information Literacy Classroom

QUT Supervisors: Professors Sylvia Edwards and Christine Bruce

San Jose Supervisor: Professor Virginia Tucker


  • Master of Library and Information Science: SUNY Buffalo
  • Bachelor of Arts, American Cultural Studies: Fairhaven College/Western Washington University

Current or Most Recent Position:

  • Library Coordinator/Information Literacy & Outreach Librarian