Frans Albarillo Receives Diversity Research Grant

27c8907UH LIS alumnus Frans Albarillo (2009) is the recipient of a Diversity Research Grant from the ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services. Per a notice in the June 2016 issue of American Libraries Magazine, “recipients receive a one-time $2,500 award to conduct original research over the course of the year.”

An assistant professor and librarian at Brooklyn College, Frans was recognized for the project “Information Needs of Undocumented Students.” According to AL Magazine, the research “looks at the information behaviors of undocumented students at a large public liberal arts university.” Congratulations Frans!