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Kelvin White

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Kelvin White, Ph.D.

Kelvin White, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences



  • Ph.D. 2008, Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles 
  • M.A. 2004, Afro-American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles 
  • B.A. 2002, History, Texas Southern University

Courses Taught

  • LIS 5033 - Information and Knowledge Society 
  • LIS 5053 - Information Users in the Knowledge Society 
  • LIS 5253 - Community Relations and Advocacy 
  • LIS 5343 - Archival Concepts and Traditions 
  • LIS 5563 - Archival Appraisal 
  • LIS 5653 - Preservation of Information Materials 
  • LIS 5713 - Research Methods


  • Interconnections between social, cultural, and historical contexts in which record keeping activities exist and the implications they have for marginalized or underrepresented communities
  • Critical information
  • Social justice
  • Archival education as a social construct
  • Race and gender theory
  • Archives and human rights