Jennifer Burek Pierce Assistant Professor School of Library and Information Science The University of Iowa 3076 Main

Library Iowa City, IA 52242-1420 319.335.5716 (phone) jennifer-burek-pierce@uiowa.edu Education • Ph.D., Communication and Culture, 1999, Indiana University, Dissertation title: Women’s Rhetorical Activities After Suffrage: Advocacy for the Maternity and Infancy Act of 1921 • M.L.S., School of Library & Information Science, 1999, Indiana University • M.A., Literature in English, Gonzaga University • B.S., Major: English, Minor: Journalism, 1988, Northern Arizona University Professional and Academic Positions • August 2005-present: Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Science, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa • Summer 2005: Adjunct Faculty, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University School of Library and Information Science at Bloomington • June 2002-May 2005: Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University School of Library and Information Science at Indianapolis • February 2002: Project Editor, Web Standards Manual, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland • September 2000-February 2002: Young Adult Librarian/Reference and Programming Substitute, Arlington County Public Library, Arlington, Virginia • June 2000-December 2001: Adjunct Faculty, School of Library and Information Science, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. • October 1999-June 2000: Head of Reference Services/ Co-Editor of the MCH Alert, National Center for Education in Maternal & Child Health, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. • August 1994-1999: Associate Instructor, Department of Communication & Culture, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana • August 1997-May 1998: Visiting Instructor, Department of English, Journalism, and Languages, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Terre Haute, Indiana • August 1994-May 1995: Adjunct Faculty, Department of English, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs • August 1993-May 1994; August 1990-July 1992: Teaching Assistant, Department of English, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington • 1992-1993: Library staff, Miller, Nash, Weiner, Hager & Carlson, Portland, Oregon

Honors and Awards • Marquis Who’s Who in America, 2007 • Old Gold Fellowship, The University of Iowa. Summer 2006 • Trustees’ Teaching Award, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. 2005 • Center for Teaching and Learning Instructional Technology Scholar, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning on Instructional Technology Impact. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Office for Professional Development Teaching and Learning Community Award. 2004-05 • Grant in Aid for Service. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Office for Professional Development. January 2004. Memberships American Library Association. 1998-Present. Association of Library and Information Science Educators. 2003-Present. Society for the History of Reading, Authorship, and Publishing. 2004-Present. American Association for the History of Medicine. 2005-Present. Scholarship Publications or Creative Works Refereed Books: 1. Sex, Brains & Video Games: A Librarian’s Guide to Teens in the 21st Century. American Library Association Editions: Chicago, Forthcoming (2007) Book Chapters and Articles: 1. (Accepted) “Why Girls Go Wrong”: Advising Female Teen Readers in the Early Twentieth Century. Library Quarterly 2. (Accepted) Science, Advocacy, and “The Sacred and Intimate Things of Life”: Representing Motherhood as a Progressive Era Cause in Women’s Magazines. American Periodicals 18.1 3. Research Directions for Understanding and Responding to Young Adult Sexual Health Information Needs. Youth Information Seeking Behavior: Theories, Models, and Issues vol., 2. Mary K. Chelton and Colleen Cool, eds. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2007. 4. The Borderland Age and Borderline Books: The Early Practice of Youth Readers’ Advisory. Young Adult Library Services Fall 2006, pp. 44-49. 5. With D. Shaw. Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places: Accessing Sexual and Reproductive Health Information via the Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature. LISR Fall 2005 27 (4), 467-484. 6. What's Harry Potter Doing in the Library? Depictions of Young Adult Information Seeking Behavior in Contemporary Fantasy Fiction. Selected Papers

of “From Aesop to E-Book: The Story Goes On...” Dublin, Republic of Ireland. June 2004. 7. "Newly Invited … Into Government": Origins of Federal Government Information on Maternal and Child Health. Journal of Government Information (30.5-6). 8. With K. Anderson, S. Bonewits, K. McDorman, C. Procopio, K. Sheeler, and H. Tate. Voices About Choices: The Role of Female Networks in Affirming Life Choices in the Academy. Women’s Studies in Communication 27. 1 (Spring 2004): 88-110. 9. Picking the Flowers in the 'Fair Garden': The Circulation, Non-circulation, and Disappearance of Young Adult Non-Fiction Materials. School Libraries Worldwide 9.2 (July 2003), 62-72. 10. With H. Snyder. Measuring Intellectual Capital: A Valuation Strategy for Library and Information Centers. Library Administration & Management (December 2002). 11. With H. Snyder. Measuring Intellectual Capital: Concepts for Information Scientists. In Annual Review of Information Science and Technology. B. Cronin and D. Shaw, eds. Information Today: Medford, NJ, 2001. 12. Portrait of a “Governor Lady”: Nellie Tayloe Ross’s Autobiographical Political Advocacy. In Navigating Boundaries: The Rhetoric of Women Governors. M. Mayhead and B. DeVore Marshall, eds. Praeger Series in Political Communication. Praeger: Westport, Conn., 2000. 13. With A. Lang, P. Sias, and P. Chantrill. Tell Me a Story: Narrative Elaboration and Memory for Television. Communication Reports 8.2 (1995): 102-10. Conference Presentations (Refereed): 1. (Accepted) What Young Readers Ought to Know: Sylvanus Stall’s Successful Selling of Sex Education in the Early 20th Century. SHARP. Minneapolis, Minn. 2. (Accepted) The Fate of an Empty Hearth: Motivating Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Early 20th Century France. American Association for the History of Medicine, Montreal, Canada. May 2007 3. (Accepted) "The Little Comedy of Deception and Falsehood": Syphilis, Sex Education, and Gender, 1880-1909. History of Women’s Health Conference, The Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 2007 4. “Let’s Talk About Sex”: Professional Values, Disciplinary Research, and Young Adults’ Reproductive Health. Association of Library and Information Science Educators. Seattle, Washington. January 2007 5. The 'Sphere of Usefulness' and the 'Domain of Morals': Making Medical Knowledge Public in the Progressive Era. American Association for the History of Medicine. Halifax, Nova Scotia. May 2006

6. “Why Girls Go Wrong”: Advising Female Teen Readers in the Early Twentieth Century. Library History Research Seminar XI. Champaign, Illinois. October 2005 7. Reading by Day Light and by Fire Side: Sexual Health Instruction Treatises for Youth in the Victorian and Progressive Eras. Material Cultures and the Creation of Knowledge Conference. University of Edinburgh, Centre for the History of the Book, Scotland. July 2005 8. The Birds, the Bees, and the Buzz About Sex Education: An Analysis of Early Progressive Era Reproductive Health Information in Ladies’ Home Journal. American Journalism Historians Association and the AEJMC History Division Joint Spring Meeting. March 2005 9. Progressive Era Foundations for Reader’s Advisory to Adolescents: Enacting Ideas and Ideals in Librarianship. Library Research Seminar III. Kansas City, Missouri. October 2004 10. With H. Snyder. Does She or Doesn't She?: An Analysis of Publications on Women's Managerial Styles. Mountain Plains Management Association. Fort Collins, Colorado. October 2004 11. What's Harry Potter Doing in the Library? Depictions of Young Adult Information Seeking Behavior in Contemporary Fantasy Fiction. Joint Special Library Association/International Association of School Librarianship Conference. Dublin, Republic of Ireland. June 2004 12. The Forgotten Women Of The 1920s And '30s: Examining Women's Rhetorical Efforts at Political And Economic Equality. National Communication Association. Miami, Florida. November 2003 13. The Importance of Female Support Systems in the Academy. National Communication Association. Atlanta, Georgia. November 2001 14. Advocacy After Suffrage: The Rhetorical Work of the League of Women Voters for the Infancy and Maternity Act of 1921. Rhetoric Society of America. Washington, DC. May 2000 15. Rhetoric and the Renaissance Man: Reading Castiglione’s Courtier in the Context of Rhetorical History. National Communication Association. Chicago, Illinois, November 1997 16. Life, Death, and Political Legitimacy: Campaigns for Maternal Healthcare in the 1920s. National Communication Association. Chicago, Illinois, November 1997 17. Nellie Tayloe Ross's "Progress and the Eternal Feminine": Representing Women in Politics. Central States Communication Association. St. Louis, Missouri. April 1997 18. Style and Citizenship in Cicero's De Oratore: The Rhetoric of Unity and Order. Speech Communication Association. San Diego, California. November 1996 19. Considering Feminism in Context: Reading Nellie Tayloe Ross's Autobiography as Political Advocacy. Western States Speech Communication Association. Pasadena, California. February 1996 20. Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling: The Growing Presence of Women in Invited Professional Activities. With R. Flores, T. Zawadski, P. Opong, and A. Lang. Association of Educators in Journalism and Mass Communication. Atlanta, Georgia. August 1994

Publications or Creative Works Invited Book Chapters and Articles: 1. (Accepted/2007) Review of Governor Lady: The Life and Times of Nellie Tayloe Ross, by Teva J. Scheer. Great Plains Quarterly. 2. Review of In Sickness and in Health: How Information and Knowledge Are Related to Health Behaviour, by Kristina Eriksson-Backa. Journal of Health Communication 11.8 (December 2006): pp. 807-09. 3. “Health.” The New Encyclopedia of American Journalism. E. King, ed. M.E. Sharpe: Armonk, New York, forthcoming. 4. “Ladies Home Journal.” The New Encyclopedia of American Journalism. E. King, ed. M.E. Sharpe: Armonk, New York, forthcoming. 5. “Seventeen.” The New Encyclopedia of American Journalism. E. King, ed. M.E. Sharpe: Armonk, New York, forthcoming. 6. Review of Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An Anthology, edited by I.M. Plant. Libraries & Culture 40, 4 (Fall 2005), p. 569-70. 7. Contributing author, “200 Years of Young Adult Library Services History: A Chronology” published in Voice of Youth Advocates (June 2005, pp. 106-111) and maintained on the Voices of Youth Advocates and American Library Association/Young Adult Library Services Association Web sites 8. Contributing author, “Studying Online Learning: Seeking Knowledge and Best Practice Together,” The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Center on Integrating Learning, 2006 9. “Jennifer Donnelly.” Continuum Encyclopedia of Young Adult Literature. B. Cullinan and B. Kunzel, eds. Continuum Press: New York and London, 2004. 10. “Tony Hillerman.” Continuum Encyclopedia of Young Adult Literature. B. Cullinan and B. Kunzel, eds. Continuum Press: New York and London, 2004. 11. “Louise Rennison.” Continuum Encyclopedia of Young Adult Literature. B. Cullinan and B. Kunzel, eds. Continuum Press: New York and London, 2004. 12. “Zilpha Keatley Snyder.” Continuum Encyclopedia of Young Adult Literature. B. Cullinan and B. Kunzel, eds. Continuum Press: New York and London, 2004. 13. “Virginia Euwer Wolff.” Continuum Encyclopedia of Young Adult Literature. B. Cullinan and B. Kunzel, eds. Continuum Press: New York and London, 2004 14. Review of Reimagining Textuality: Textual Studies in the Late Age of Print, edited by Elizabeth Bergmann Loizeaux and Neil Fraistat. American Communication Journal 5.3 (2002): http://acjournal.org/holdings/vol5/iss3/reviews/pierce.htm. 15. Review of Beyond Public Speech and Symbols: Explorations in the Rhetoric of Politicians and the Media, edited by Christ’l De Landtsheer and Ofer Feldman. Journal of Government Information (September 2001). 16. Review of Machiavellian Rhetoric: From the Counter-Reformation to Milton, by Victoria Kahn. Southern Communication Journal 63.2 (1998): 173-74.

Conference Presentations (Invited): 1. “Now I Am an Assistant Professor: What Are the Expectations While I Work Toward Tenure?" Panelist for Doctoral Student Special Interest Group. Association of Library and Information Science Educators. Seattle, Washington. 2007 2. Meet the Editor. Indiana Library Federation. Indianapolis, Indiana. April 2004 3. Local Issues and Approaches to Reference Education. Reference and User Services Association Panel on Library and Information Science Education, Midwinter American Library Association. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. January 2002 Other Talks and Guest Lectures (Invited): 1. Reading by Day Light and by Fire Side: Sexual and Reproductive Health Publications for Victorian and Progressive Era Youth, Book Studies Workshop, Center for the Book, The University of Iowa, December 2006 2. “Why Girls Go Wrong”: Advising Female Teen Readers in the Early Twentieth Century. Colloquium, School of Information Science, University of Pittsburgh, November 2006 3. “Why Girls Go Wrong”: Advising Female Teen Readers in the Early Twentieth Century. Medical Humanities Seminar, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, October 2006 4. John Hurty and the Indiana Society for Social Hygiene vs. the Sexual Plagues. History of Eugenics Seminar, Department of History, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, October 2006 5. From Baby Dolls to Babies in Their Caskets: Motivating Adolescent Sexual Health in Early 20th Century France. The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society. Iowa City, Iowa. September 2006 6. Guest lecturer on writing for American Libraries and other Library and Information Science trade publications, graduate course on Library Public Relations, Indiana University, Summer 2006 7. Reading by Day Light and by Fire Side: Sexual Health Instruction Treatises for Youth in the Victorian and Progressive Eras. School of Library and Information Science, The University of Iowa. Iowa City, Iowa. March 2005 8. Guest lecturer on media relations, graduate course on Issues in the Management of Library Services and Programs, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Fall 2004 9. Librarians’ Brown Bag Series. Ruth Lilly Medical Library, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis. Indianapolis, Indiana. August 2004 10. With C. Wiethoff. Trust and Teams. Indiana State Library. Indianapolis, Indiana. June 2004 11. Presenter, The Reference Interview in Theory and Practice. Indiana State Library. Indianapolis, Indiana. February 2004 12. Guest lecturer on approaches to qualitative research in graduate course on Philosophy of Inquiry in Telecommunications, Indiana University, Fall 2003

13. Career Activities of Junior Faculty. Preparing Future Faculty Seminar. Indiana University Department of Communication and Culture. Bloomington, Indiana. April 2002 14. Women, Politics, and Public Address: Reading Nellie Tayloe Ross's "Progress and the Eternal Feminine" into History. Graduate Women's Lecture Series during Women's History Month, Indiana University, Bloomington. March 1996 Pending Decisions 1. Summer Research Fellowship, International Programs, The University of Iowa, 2007 Grant Activities 1. For Our Children: Translating and Analyzing French Sexual Health Pamphlets for Youth. Old Gold Fellowship, The University of Iowa. 2006. Amount received. $6000 2. Trustees’ Teaching Award. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. 2005. Amount received. $2500. 3. 2004-05 Center for Teaching and Learning Instructional Technology Scholar, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning on Instructional Technology Impact. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Office for Professional Development Teaching and Learning Community Award. 2004-05. Amount received. $500. 4. Surveying the Readership of Indiana Libraries: Information for Editorial Decision-Making. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Office for Professional Development General Grant-in-Aid. January 2004. Amount received. $1600 grant. Students Supervised ♣ External member, Ph.D. committee for Jessica DeSpain, “Steaming Across the Pond with a Font of Type: Printing, Travel, and Transatlantic Literary Culture,” The University of Iowa, Department of English/Center for the Book, 2006♣ Member, Ph.D. advisory committee for Carol Tilley, “’Comic books are with us—for how long we do not know’: A History of the Intersection of Comic Books and Youth Services Librarianship,” Indiana University School of Library & Information Science 2005-2006 ♣ Independent Study Director for Elizabeth Hull, research on contemporary issues in the young adult novel, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Fall 2004 Service to the University/Department • Evaluating Research Sources for Writing About Policy, T321, Department of Telecommunications, Indiana University, January 2007 • Welcome address, Festival of the Book for Young People, School of Library and Information Science, The University of Iowa, October 2006

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Recruiting and preparation of student presenters for the Festival of the Book for Young People, School of Library and Information Science, The University of Iowa, October 2006 SLIS Faculty Representative, Graduate College Open House, Fall 2006 Guest on Talk of Iowa radio program on banned books, WSUI, September 2006 Search and screen, 2005-06, 2006-07 Committee revising the core course on Cultural Foundations of the Profession, School of Library and Information Science, The University of Iowa, 2005 M.A. student portfolio committees, School of Library and Information Science, The University of Iowa, 2005MLS Program Recruiting Presentation, Senior Capstone Course in the Department of English, IUPUI, Spring 2005 Committee establishing the joint master’s degree in library science and health informatics, SLIS, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, 2004-2005 External Affairs Coordinating Council, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, 2004-2005 Curriculum Steering Committee, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, 2003-2005 Curriculum Committee Report to the American Library Association/Committee on Accreditation Report, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, 2003-2004 SLIS Faculty Representative, IUPUI Community Open House, 2003 Research Sources for Writing About Media Policy, T207, Department of Telecommunications, Indiana University, Summer 2003

Service to the Profession ♣ Youth Matters columnist, American Libraries magazine, January 2007 -♣ Reviewer, American Journalism History Association-Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication History Division Annual Conference, 2006 ♣ Book Reviewer, Library Journal, 2002♣ Contributor to The Whole Library Handbook, 4th edition (American Library Association Editions, 2006) ♣ Report on the Library History Research Seminar, Library History Round Table Newsletter, Fall 2005. ♣ Publications Committee, Indiana Library Federation, 2003 – 2005 ♣ Editor, Indiana Libraries, Indiana Library Federation, 2003 – 2005 ♣ Health Content Advisor, Reproductive Health Encyclopedia, Thomson Gale, 2004 ♣ Resume Reviewer, Resume Round Robin, Indiana Special Library Association, Spring 2003 ♣ Grassroots Report columnist, American Libraries. January 2003 – December 2006 ♣ Indiana Leadership Institute Development Team, Indiana Cooperative Library Services Authority, 2002-2003 ♣ Editorial Board, Women's Studies in Communication, Organization for Women in Communication, 2003 –

♣ Manuscript Review, School Library Media Research, American Library Association, 2002♣ Contributing Writer, Library Journal, 2002 ♣ Contributing Writer, American Libraries magazine, 2001♣ Resume Reviewer, New Members Roundtable, American Library Association Mid-Winter Meeting, January 2001 ♣ Capitol Choices (Regional Youth Reader’s Advisory Group), Contributing Member, Arlington, Virginia, 2000-2001 ♣ Consultant, The Bottom Line, Emerald Publications, 2000 ♣ Manuscript Review, Sage Publications, 1998 ♣ Contributing Bibliographer, CCCC Annual Bibliography, 1997-1998

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