Jamie Campbell Naidoo is an associate and Foster-EBSCO Endowed Professor at the University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies. He has worked with diverse groups of children in both public and school libraries in Alabama. Jamie teaches and researches in the areas of library services to culturally diverse populations and representations of diversity in children’s print and digital media. He has published numerous articles, book chapters, and books related to cultural diversity and children’s librarianship. Two of his recent books Diversity Programming for Digital Youth: Promoting Cultural Competence in the Children’s Library (Libraries Unlimited, June 2014) and Once Upon a Cuento: Bilingual Storytimes in English and Spanish (ALA Editions, June 2016).
Jamie received his B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Tennessee (Martin) and his MLIS and Ph.D. from the University of Alabama. He regularly conducts workshops and webinars for librarians interested in serving diverse children and their families.