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Janice Del Negro

Associate Professor, GSLIS

​Janice Del Negro teaches courses in children’s and young adult literature, storytelling and outreach programming, library services to youth, and foundations of library and information science. She was a founding member of the planning board for the Butler Children’s Literature Center, which opened at Dominican in January 2009. Del Negro is an accomplished storyteller and serves as a peer reviewer forStorytelling, Self, and Society: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Storytelling Studies. She has been a featured storyteller at the National Storytelling Festival, the Bay Area Storytelling Festival, and the Illinois Storytelling Festival.

Expertise: 
Children's and young adult literature
folktales for youth
storytelling
images of women in folktales
public library services
programming for youth in public libraries
challenges and censorship in libraries
Office & Location: 
Crown 323
Office Phone: 
x6871