Publications & Presentations


Alwan, A. & Doan, J. (2016). Moving library research from palm trees to gondolas. Oviatt Spotlight.

Alwan, A. and Doan, J. (2016). Microaggressions survey-qualitative data. Retrieved May 16, 2016, from


Alwan, A. and Doan, J. (March 31, 2016). “Cinderella Ain’t Got Nothing on Us: Teaching Faculty Microaggressions towards Librarians”. California Academic and Research Libraries Annual Conference. Costa Mesa, CA.

Doan, J. and Alwan, A. (June 6, 2016). “Microaggressions as a Barrier to Effective Collaboration between Teaching Faculty and Academic Librarians”. The CLUTE Institute: International Education Conference. Venice, Italy.

Doan, J. and Alwan, A. (October 21, 2016). “Microaggressions as Detours to Collaborative Pedagogy: Exploring Routes to Social Justice for Academic Librarians”. Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Library and Information Science (CIDLIS). College Park, MD.

Alwan, A and Doan, J. (December 8, 2016). “The Art of Peace: Empowering Academic Librarians and Improving Faculty-Librarian Relationships”. Research Applications, Information and Library Studies Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.


Douglas, V. A. (2017, February 22). Microaggressions Faculty and Academic Librarians: A study in intersectionality [blog post]. Retrieved from

Peet, L. (2017, April 27). Joy Doan and Ahmed Alwan: Examining status microaggressions and Academic Libraries. Library Journal . Retrieved from