Renee F. Hill is a senior lecturer and director of the School Library specialization at the University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies. In this capacity, she teaches courses and provides guidance that prepare graduate students to become information specialists who serve children and youth. Renee earned a Bachelor’s degree in Exceptional Student Education at Florida Atlantic University. Both her Master’s and PhD were earned in Library and Information Studies at Florida State University. She is passionate about and committed to research and teaching that focus on examining methods for increasing understanding of diversity issues in Library and Information Studies.