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.

Alwan, A., Garcia, J. and Doan, J. (September 14, 2017). “Empowering Academic Librarians’ Quest for Social Justice.” Diversity by Design Conference. Toronto, Canada.


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