Professional Biography

Denisse Solis is a Residency librarian. She will rotate through various library departments her first year before selecting a home department and partner with the Interdisciplinary Research Institute for the Study of (IN)Equality (IRISE) on specific projects. She holds a Master's of Library and Information Science from Kent State University and holds several committee appointments in professional organizations such as the American Library Association (ALA) and REFORMA: The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking to support equity, diversity, and inclusion. She is also an editorial board member for the open access journal, In the Library with the Lead Pipe. Her work focuses on linguistic diversity and equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) issues in librarianship stemming from personal and professional experiences as a Spanish speaker, first generation college student, and first generation American of Nicaraguan descent.