Rebecca Hankins, MLIS, Certified Archivist
Associate Professor, Africana Studies/Women and Gender Studies, Race & Ethnic Studies/Arabic Language, Librarian/Curator, Texas A&M University


Rebecca Hankins is an Associate Professor and a certified archivist/librarian who teaches courses on the use of primary sources for research in the areas of the African Diaspora, Women & Gender Studies, and Arabic Language and Culture. Her research and publications are centered on Muslims and Black popular culture production and the archival and library information science fields viewed from a critical race theory lens. She has co-edited a collection of essays with Miguel Juarez (UTEP) titled Where Are All the Librarians of Color? The Experiences of People of Color in Academia (Library Juice Press, January 2016).