LibParlor is joined by a new Contributing Editor for the next annual blog cycle!
Pamela Espinosa de los Monteros is the Latin American, Iberian and Latino/a Studies Librarian at The Ohio State University (OSU). She holds a courtesy appointment with the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and is affiliated faculty of the Center for Latin American Studies. As an information professional, Pamela has supported international research, developed award-winning educational curriculum, and served as a senior project manager for initiatives in the United States and Mexico. She is a former public librarian where she oversaw year-round educational and cultural library programming that expanded services to underserved communities. Outside of OSU, Pamela is an adjunct lecturer with the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign School of Information and serves as a consultant with the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). As an experienced facilitator and DEI specialist, she has designed, developed, and delivered sessions for DeEtta Jones & Associates as well as the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) Leadership Fellows Program. Pamela is the recipient of a Fulbright Garcia Robles Binational Business Fellowship, the Ohio State University 2017 Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award, and was named a 40 under 40 community leader by Columbus Business First in 2021.
Pamela received a BA from the University of San Diego, an MS in Library and Information Science from Syracuse University.