Rebecca Joy Norlander

Principal Researcher

Human Science, Education, Cultural Studies, Human Rights, Social Science

Rebecca is a researcher at Knology with a background in qualitative research design and expertise in human rights education. She leads Knology's Culture research, which focuses on the ways that cultural participation and practices advance social good. Using her doctorate in Human Science, she combines theory and practice to explore how people work to change structural norms and advance rights-based systems. Her current research interests focus on developing resources and strategies for informal education settings. She has published in Museums & Social Issues, The Library Quarterly, The American Archivist, Journalism Practice, Peace Review, and the Journal of Education for Library and Information Science. Previously, Rebecca's professional experience has included working with the American Civil Liberties Union, Amnesty International, Digital Democracy, Human Rights Educators USA, and the Japan International Cooperation Agency.

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