Dr Mary Carroll

Associate Professor/Courses Director, Faculty of Arts and Education

Mary’s research draws on a multi-disciplinary background and is focused on the intersection of libraries, books and learning in both the contemporary and historical context. Crossing sectors and historical eras her research examines the role information and information agencies play in addressing equity, promoting social inclusion and influencing broader social issues. She has also researched extensively in the area of education for the information professions both in Australia and internationally from the 1930s onward examining factors which have shaped the development and constructs of contemporary LIS education.