Rita Reinsel Soulen

School Librarian, Norfolk Public Schools

Rita Soulen is an assistant professor at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. She is a member of AASL and serves  on the AASL Practice Committee. She was a recipient of a field study grant for AASL CLASS II and was a member of the Nxt Wave Scholar-Leaders for 21st Century School Libraries cohort. She coauthored (with Lois Wine) the chapter “How School Librarians  Contribute to Building Resilience in New and Beginning Teachers” in Social Justice and Cultural Competency: Essential Readings for School Librarians (ABC-CLIO 2020).