Ph.D. Student (Fully Funded)

Chapel Hill, CA
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Created: October 7, 2020


The Equity in the Making (EITM) Lab<> at UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science<> has an opening for a fully funded Ph.D. student at SILS beginning Fall 2021. Funding is secured through a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award that will support a graduate student. The project is entitled, "Equity in the Making: Investigating Spatial Arrangements of Makerspaces and Their Impact on Diverse User Populations.<>"

I am currently recruiting a future doctoral student with research interests in makerspaces, critical making, inclusive and equitable making, and/or virtual reality. This Ph.D. student will join a research team exploring topics connected to the spatial design of makerspaces in academic libraries. I invite applicants with interests across any or all of these areas to apply. Feel free to forward this message along to anyone who may be interested!

If you have questions, please direct them to my personal email,

SILS Ph.D. applications are due December 15th, 2020.

How to apply


Maggie Melo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | Director of the Equity in Making Lab

UNC Chapel Hill, School of Information & Library Science


Published: Friday, October 9, 2020 19:02 UTC

Last updated: Friday, October 9, 2020 19:02 UTC