As the African Studies Librarian, Mireille Djenno provides reference and instructional support in her role as library liaison to the African Studies Program, as well as the head of several archival collections related to Africa including the Liberian Collections, the Somali Collection, and the H.K. Banda Archive. She oversees the collection development and management of materials from and about the continent of Africa, with particular emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa. Her research interests include collection development, bibliography and information literacy.
Mireille received her M.A. in Comparative Literature and M.A. in Library and Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her B.A. in Philosophy, French, and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Prior to joining the IU Libraries in 2016, she served as Librarian for African, African American and Diaspora Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Liaison to the Jane Addams School of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago.