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Danielle Cooper

Danielle Cooper is a senior researcher at Ithaka S+R in the Libraries and Scholarly Communication program, where she utilizes her combined expertise as a professional librarian and library ethnographer towards helping organizations understand and improve their information-based spaces and services. Prior to joining Ithaka S+R Danielle worked as a librarian at Ryerson University Library and Archives and at George Brown College Library and Learning Commons. She is also a co-founding editor of Feral Feminisms, an online open-access academic journal.

Danielle holds a bachelors in art history, a masters of information from the University of Toronto, and a doctorate in gender, feminist and women’s studies from York University. Danielle’s dissertation is entitled “Personal Touches, Public Legacies: An Ethnography of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Libraries and Archives." Her academic research is featured in a variety of publications including: Archival Science, GLQ: A Journal of Gay and Lesbian Studies, Feminist and Queer Information Studies Reader, and Left History.