The Librarian and Faculty Advisory Board

Dominic Broadhurst

Head of Content & Discovery at The University of Salford

Dominic Broadhurst Dominic Broadhurst is Head of Content & Discovery at the University of Salford, where he both leads the library content and digital teams. He is passionate about delivering high quality affordable content to students and faculty, embracing both open principles and increasing the diversity and range of library material offered.

Jon Cawthorne

University Librarian

Jon Cawthorne Jon E. Cawthorne, Ph.D. has served in library leadership positions at Wayne State University Library System which includes the University’s School of Information Sciences and West Virginia University.  He has a Ph.D. in managerial leadership in the information professions from Simmons University and is passionate about supporting healthy organizational cultures, increasing Black, Indigenous People of Color into leadership positions in the information and publishing industries and bringing new, diverse voices to publishing.  Cawthorne is a past President of the Association of College and Research Libraries and remains positive about the future.

Monique Vogelsang

Educational consultant, speaker, and curriculum writer

VogelsangMonique Vogelsang works as an educational consultant, speaker, and curriculum writer, developing culturally expansive curriculum for primary and secondary teachers — including an innovative Grades K-8 Racial Literacy Curriculum, as well as a newly released Grades K-6 curriculum, in partnership with Aperture and Angélica Dass, for her book, The Colors We Share. As a consultant for Authentic Education — the creators of Understanding by Design® — Monique served as a Subject Matter Expert for the Washington D.C. public school system, working with a team of educators and scholars to develop the country’s first anti-racist Social Studies State Standards. An experienced speaker, Monique has facilitated workshops at national and regional conferences and associations, such as the NAIS People of Color Conference, NYSAIS, NJAIS, NWAIS, AISGW, and ISAS. 

Kadian Pow

Lecturer in Sociology and Black Studies, Birmingham City University

Kadian Pow Dr Kadian Pow has over 8 years for university teaching experience, and more than 20 years’ experience in informal museum education. She holds a PhD in Sociology from Birmingham City University. Her main interests include Black feminism in online spaces, television, fandoms and representation, intersectionality, the sociology of Black hair and identity, and museum decolonisation efforts. Kadian’s expertise in popular culture, feminism, representation and race has been featured in The Conversation, USA Today, BBC’s Women’s Hour, Ok Player Magazine, and Yahoo! Kadian is one of Canvas 8 Expert consultant in culture and an external researcher for a joint project between Birmingham Museums Trust and Beatfreeks on decolonising the museum.