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Kim M. Thompson

Senior Fellow

Dr. Kim M. Thompson is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina, College of Information and Communications. Her research focuses on the relationship between information access and social inclusion, using critical and qualitative methods to examine conceptualizations of digital inclusion, information access, and information poverty. Some of her current projects include analysis of inclusive/exclusive language in library job ads, engaging disability in the workplace, and considerations of how to set diversity and inclusion more deeply into the Library and Information Science curriculum. Kim is on the Editorial Boards of The International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion; The Library Quarterly; Human Behaviors and Emerging Technologies; and Collection and Curation.