Expert on the role of libraries and knowledge in the empowerment of women around the world, Wisconsin women's history, and contemporary women's and LGBTQ+ literature.
- The role of libraries and knowledge in the empowerment of women around the world. Women's knowledge production, access, use, citation, and preservation.
- U.S. women's history, particularly women's suffrage, oppression within women's and feminist movements, and Wisconsin women's history.
- Contemporary women's and LGBTQ+ literature, especially lit by women and LGBTQ+ writers of underrepresented communities. Strengths: Reading list curation, resource reviewing, book blogging.
- Feminist librarianship, diversity librarianship, social justice in libraries, diversity training. Expert research assistance.
- Wisconsin, US, South Africa, Namibia, Malawi, Nicaragua.
- Writer of regular digital column for Ms. Magazine entitled "Feminist Know-It-All"
- Administrator of Wisconsin Women Making History, http://womeninwisconsin.org/; Creator of Women's Knowledge Digital Library, http://womensdigitallibrary.org/
- National board member: Women's Vote Centennial Initiative, Turning Point Suffragist Memorial, Reveal Digital.
- Current book project: a history of the Gender and Women’s Studies Librarian at the UW for Litwin/Library Juice, forthcoming 2020.
- Published work topics: role of libraries in the empowerment and leadership development of women, South African libraries, library services for LGBTQ+, and many book reviews.