Ashanti White

Cirriculum Vitae



California Institute of Integral Studies


Ph.D in Transformative Studies

   Concentration in Cultural Studies, 2014


University of North Carolina at Greensboro


M.L.I.S Library and Information Studies, 2011


M.A. Liberal Studies, 2007

   Concentration in World Cultures


B.A. Political Science, 2003

   Philosophy Minor


B.A. African American Studies, 2003


Awards and Honors


Diversity Research Grant; ALA, 2011.

E.J. Josey Scholarship Recipient; BCALA, 2010.

ACE Scholar; UNCG, 2009-2011.




“Information Needs and Barriers of Southeast Asian Refugee Undergraduates.” To be presented at the national American Library Association Conference, 2012.


“Teaching Ophelia: Assisting At-Risk Youth.” Presented at the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies Virtual Conference, 2011.


“We Are One: Encouraging LGBTQIA Services through Community Inclusive Programs.” Presented at the Information, Diversity, Engagement, Access, and Libraries Summit (iDEALS), 2010.


Bling, Bitches, and Politics: Images of Black Masculinity in American Pop Culture.” Presented at the Conference on African American Culture and Experience, 2010.


Best Keep Spoken: a Debate on the Incorporation of Spoken Word Poetry into Mainstream Poetic Curriculum.” Paper presented at the American Culture Association National Conference, 2010.


Literary Magazines


“Sister” Series (photography). Harvests of the Millennium, 2010.

“Division.” Third Wednesday, 2009.

“The Third Kind.” Taj Mahal Review. Cyberwit Press, 2009.

“Solace,” “Penance,” and “Minerva Bathes.” Third Wednesday, 2009.

“Youngblood” (photography). Mandala Literary Journal. Institute of African American Studies,         2009.




Review of United States Special Operation Forces, by David Tucker and Christopher J. Lamb. Army History, 2012.


Review of The Civilized World, by Susi Wyss. Library Journal, 2010.


Review of Finding Dashaa: Self-Government, Social Suffering, an Aboriginal Policy in Canada, by Stephanie Irlbacher-Fox. Indigenous Peoples Issues & Resources, 2010. 


Review of Anonymous Live: Romanticism and Dispossession, by Jacques Khalip. Doomsday: The Journal of the Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society, 2010.


Review of Race and the Avant-Garde: Experimental and Asian American Poetry since 1965, by Timothy Yu. Callaloo, Summer 2010.




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