Dr. Keren Dali is an award-winning researcher and educator in the field of Library & Information Science (LIS), with graduate teaching experience in the U.S and Canada. Her primary research interests are community engagement in libraries; diversity and inclusion at the workplace; relationships between LIS and Social Work; disabilities; LIS education with the focus on humanistic pedagogies; and reading practices of adults. With the background in Social Work and LIS, Dr. Dali holds the inaugural Outstanding Instructor Award from the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto; the inaugural Connie Van Fleet Award for Research Excellence in Public Library Services to Adults; the Outstanding Reviewer distinction and the Outstanding and Highly Commended Paper distinctions from the Emerald publisher; and the David Cohen/ EMIERT Multicultural Award 2018 from the American Library Association. Her work has been funded by the grants from the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada and the American Library Association, among others. She is active in LIS scholarly and professional associations. Dr. Dali serves as Editor-in-Chief of The International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion and as an editorial board member of The Library Quarterly, Journal of Education for Library & Information Science, and Journal of Librarianship & Information Science.