Speakers and Special Guests


Regina Carter


Regina Sierra Carter is a Teaching and Learning Librarian at the University of Virginia (UVA). Carter joined the UVA Library in June 2016 and serves as the Program Coordinator for the library’s high school internship program, which provides local youth from underrepresented groups with work experience within an academic library. Additionally, she is a member of the Global Initiatives Group, which is comprised of librarians who are dedicated to social justice and ensuring that the library’s collections and programming are diverse, inclusive, and timely. Carter strives to ensure that the UVA Libraries are spaces where all students are welcome and can receive the information, tools, and support that they need to succeed at UVA and beyond. Carter earned her B.A. in English from the University of South Carolina-Columbia, an Ed.M. in Learning and Teaching from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, a M.S. in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), and a Ph.D. in Educational Policy Studies from UIUC. She is a former Fulbright English Teaching Assistant to Indonesia and her research interests include: multicultural children's literature and storytelling.