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Carol L Tilley

Associate Professor

Research Interests

History of youth services librarianship, children's print culture, information inquiry and instruction in school libraries, information seeking and use, media literacy, history of comics, comics readership


Information Science, Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington
Library Science, MLS, Indiana University

Courses Taught

comics reader’s advisory, media literacy, and youth services librarianship.

Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences
Associate Professor, Gender and Women's Studies
Associate Professor, Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies

Recent Publications

Tilley, C. L. (2022). Children's Print Culture: Tradition and Innovation. In D. Lemish (Ed.), The Routledge International Handbook of Children, Adolescents, and Media (2 ed., pp. 85-92). Routledge.

Tilley, C. L. (2021). Print. In R. Fawaz, D. Whaley, & S. Streeby (Eds.), Keywords for Comics Studies (pp. 168-170). (Keywords). NYU Press.

Graf, A., Fulton, C., Jackson, A., La Barre, K., Walsh, J., Tilley, C., Lucky, S., & Gorichanaz, T. (2018). Everyday documentation of arts and humanities collections. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 55(1), 680-683.

Tilley, C. L. (2018). A regressive formula of perversity: Wertham and the women of comics. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 22(4), 354-372.

Tilley, C. (2018). By Sappho’s Stylus! Reading Wonder Woman with Wertham. Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, 9(6), 555-565.

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