Sarah Park Dahlen

Associate Professor

<div id="line-1" class="line"><span style="font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;;">Sarah Park Dahlen is an Associate Professor of Library and Information Science at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. She teaches courses on children’s and young adult materials, children's and young adult library services, storytelling, social justice, and library and information science. Currently, she is examining representations of transracially adopted Koreans in children's literature and the information behaviors of transnationally adopted Koreans. She co-edited a children's and young adult multicultural literature textbook with Dr. Jamie Naidoo titled Diversity in Youth Literature: Opening Doors Through Reading (ALA Editions, 2012). Her next project examines race in the Harry Potter series.</span></div>
Information Management Program (INFM)
Research Interest
Representations of the Korean diaspora in children's literature;
Children's librarianship;
Library services to underserved populations;
Information Seeking Behavior;
Social justice;
Transracial adoption;
Korean diasporic history