Danielle Cooper is the senior qualitative researcher at Ithaka S+R, where she focuses on how information practices are evolving in higher education. Her work currently focuses on creating large-scale cohort-based projects and working with underrepresented and under-resourced academic communities, including Indigenous Studies scholars and community colleges. She is a passionate applied researcher and has trained over 200 librarians to-date to collaborate on Ithaka S+R projects.
Prior to joining Ithaka S+R Danielle worked as a librarian at Ryerson University and George Brown College while pursuing her doctoral studies at York University. Her dissertation is entitled “Personal Touches, Public Legacies: An Ethnography of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Libraries and Archives.”