Stefani Gomez received a 2008 Spectrum Doctoral Fellowship and is pursuing her degree at Rutgers University. She holds a Master of Library and Information Science from Rutgers University and a B.A. in English from Pennsylvania State University.

Stefani's primary research goal is to understand how internalized cultural beliefs and information seeking behavior interact to construct the experiential texture of daily life. She is particularly interested in identity construction and the psychological and cultural factors that contribute to information avoidance.

Awards Won

Title Year
The future is overdue (ALA-Spectrum Scholarship logo) Spectrum Doctoral Fellowship (hisotical)
An IMLS funded project in 2007, 2008, and 2013 designed to increase racial and ethnic diversity among our profession’s next generation of LIS leaders.
2008 - Winner(s)