Nicole Pagowsky is a Research & Learning Librarian at the University of Arizona with library instruction expertise. Nicole primarily works with campus student retention, general education, online education, and also serves as a subject liaison. Research interests include instructional design, critical pedagogy, motivation, and game-based learning.
Creator of Librarian Wardrobe and co-creator of #critlib, Nicole examines effects of librarian stereotypes on diversity in the field and expectations of the profession, particularly related to library instruction. She is the co-editor of The Librarian Stereotype: Deconstructing Perceptions and Presentations of Information Work with ACRL Press and co-authored “Ice Ice Baby: Are Librarian Stereotypes Freezing Us out of Instruction?” published with In the Library with the Lead Pipe.