Miriam Neptune

Director of Teaching, Learning, and Digital Scholarship

I have a Masters of Library Science, with a background in Cinema Studies. I have taught media literacy and production courses for many years, and enjoy creating curriculum that helps students find their creative voice, collaborate with others, and develop a critical understanding of how information is produced and shared. I currently manage the Research & Instruction program at the Barnard Library, as well as the Center for Engaged Pedagogy.


Academic Focus: 

My research interests include: race and representation, Modernist art and avant garde film, Black feminism, Caribbean and Latin American cultural studies, feminism, education, critical pedagogies, activism, community-based media production, and information literacy.

Awards & Honors: 

IMLS 21st Century Librarian Fellow, at St. John's University (2009-2011)



Milstein Center for Teaching & Learning, office 205


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MLS, St. John's University - Special Libraries focus

MA, New York University - Cinema Studies

BA, Pomona College - Media Studies and Black Studies



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