Alice R. Corble
Alice (she/her) has worked professionally in the UK education, library, and scholarly research sectors for over a decade, with experience in public, academic, and radical libraries. This journey began with a traineeship in Radical Librarianship at the Feminist Library in 2010-11. She currently supervises Academic Services in Learning and Teaching Support at University of Sussex Library (Brighton, UK), where she is developing decolonial approaches to delivering these services. She is Learning Representative on the executive committee for the Sussex branch of University College Union (UCU), where co-organises an Anti-Racism Working Group for all staff and student unions at Sussex. Alice completed her PhD in Sociology at Goldsmiths University of London in 2019 exploring the cultural politics and value of public libraries in times of crisis. Her work in public libraries has included developing an award-winning information and media literacy and Black History project for young people in the London Borough of Lewisham. Alice is committed to advancing social justice in all areas of her work and developing communities of learning and praxis. She is a member of various LGBTQ+ networks as well as the CILIP BAME Network Allies Forum.