Student Success Librarian, Santa Clara University
Dominique Dozier is the Student Success Librarian at Santa Clara University. In her role, she supports first generation, first year, and transfer students and student success programs on campus. In addition, she serves as the subject librarian to Women and Gender Studies, Ethnic Studies.
Prior to her employment with Santa Clara University, she worked as a library technician and an adjunct librarian at Laney College. Her career in librarianship began as a library clerk at San Leandro Community Library during her undergraduate studies at California State University, East Bay, where she received a degree in Psychology with a minor in Human development. She earned her MLIS from San Jose State’s iSchool program and completed courses in the academic librarianship pathway.
Dominique is a member of BCALA and the California Librarians Black Caucus (CLBC). As a CLBC member, she dedicates her time to outreach to current African American students in MLIS programs in California. She is looking forward to presenting her first poster Engaging First Year Students: The Emerging Role of the Student Success Librarian at the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) conference in March. Her research interests include inclusive pedagogy, student outreach and engagement, and BIPOC recruitment in librarianship.