Renee Franklin Hill
Dr. Renee F. Hill is a Senior Lecturer and Director of the School Library specialization at the University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies. Through instruction and advising, she provides guidance that prepares graduate students to become information specialists who serve patrons from all backgrounds. Renee earned a Bachelor's degree in Exceptional Student Education at Florida Atlantic University. Both her Master's and Ph.D. were earned in Library and Information Studies at Florida State University. Renee is passionate about and committed to research and teaching that focuses on examining methods that various entities within Library and Information Studies might use to address issues of cultural competence, diversity, inclusion, and service to underrepresented populations. In addition, Dr. Hill serves as the College's Associate Diversity and Inclusion Officer and Equity Administrator.