Katie Chamberlain Kritikos

PhD Student

Education

M.L.I.S. (2010), University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science
J.D. (2009), University of Illinois College of Law
B.A., summa cum laude (English, 2006), University of Alabama (Phi Beta Kappa)

Research Interests

Information Policy
Information Ethics
Intellectual Freedom
Privacy
Legal Issues in Libraries

Professional Societies / Memberships

American Library Association
Association for Library and Information Science Education
Freedom to Read Foundation
Illinois State Bar Association

Awards

2016 Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholar. Awarded by the Freedom to Read Foundation to attend the Annual Conference of the American Library Association, Orlando, Florida (June 23-28, 2016). Funded by Freedom to Read Foundation.

2016 IFLA National Committee Fellow. Awarded by the American Library Association as one of fifty scholarships to attend the World Library and Information Congress of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions in Columbus, Ohio (Aug. 13-19, 2016). Funded by $50,000 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (grant number RE-00-15-0108-15).

Chancellor’s Graduate Student Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2015-2016.

Publications

Kritikos, K.C. (2016). Trigger warnings: Spoiler alerts at best and censorship at worst? (Comment). Journal of Information Ethics, 25(2) (forthcoming fall).

Kritikos, K.C. (2016, July 7). Balancing free speech and social justice to secure the future of intellectual freedom. Office for Intellectual Freedom Blog. Available at http://www.oif.ala.org/oif/?p=6896.

Lipinski, T.A. and Kritikos, K.C. (2016). Copyright reform and the library and patron use of non-text or mixed-text grey literature: A comparative analysis of approaches and opportunities for change. The Grey Journal: International Journal on Grey Literature, 12(2), pp. 67-82.

Kritikos, K.C. (2016). Reading the comments [review of the book Reading the comments: Likers, haters, and manipulators at the bottom of the web, by Reagle, J. (2015), Cambridge: The MIT Press]. Journal of Information Ethics, 25(1), pp. 156-159.

Scholarly Activities

Research Assistant, 2016-2018.  “Mapping Privacy and Surveillance Dynamics in Emerging Mobile Ecosystems: Practices and Contexts in the Netherlands and U.S.”  Center for Information Policy Research, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Information Studies, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Funded by National Science Foundation EAGER (Early-Concept Grants for Exploratory Research) Grant.

Research Assistant, Summer 2016.  Center for Information Policy Research, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Information Studies, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Conference Presentations

Kritikos, K.C. (2016, June). Taking the cake, A generational talkback: Balancing free speech and social justice to secure the future of intellectual freedom. Intellectual Freedom Committee-Association of American Publishers Program. Co-panelist at the Annual Conference and Exhibition of the American Library Association, Orlando, Florida.

Kritikos, K.C. (2016, April). Another dimension: Practical, legal, and ethical considerations of 3D printing in academic libraries. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Wisconsin Association of Academic Libraries, Green Lake, Wisconsin.

Kritikos, K.C. (2015, December). Orphan works in the United States: Understanding solutions to the orphan works problem through the responses of information stakeholders to Orphan Works and Mass Digitization: A Report of the Register of Copyrights. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Conference on Grey Literature, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Lipinski, T.A. and Kritikos, K. (2015, December 1). Copyright Reform and the Library and Patron Use of Non-text or Mixed-Text Grey Literature: A Comparative Analysis of Approaches and Opportunities for Change. Presented at the GL17 Seventeenth International Conference on Grey Literature, Amsterdam, Netherlands.