M.A., Library and Information Science, University of Arizona, 2007
B.A., Spanish, Edgewood College, 2004
Zimmer, M., & McCleer, A. (2014). The 2009 West Bend Community Memorial Library Controversy: Understanding the challenge, the reactions, and the aftermath. Library Trends, 62(4), 721-729.
McCleer, A. (2013). Knowing communities: A review of community assessment literature. Public Library Quarterly, 32(3), 263-274.
McCleer, A. (2013). Librotraficante named Downs Award recipient. Freedom to Read Foundation Newsletter, 38(1), 5-7.
McCleer, A. (2012, July 2). Just service to Latinos and Spanish-speakers. REFORMA Online Newsletter. http://www.reforma.org/newsletter
Instructional Experience and Scholarly Activities
Instructor, Information Technology Ethics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Spring 2015.
Instructor, Introduction to Information Science and Technology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Fall 2014.
Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Information Science and Technology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Fall 2013-Spring 2014.
B2A Fellow (2011-2015). Funded by the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, Institute of Museum and Library Services and implemented through University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Information Studies.
Bennett-Kapusniak, R., & McCleer, A. (2014, June). Love in the digital library: A search for racial heterogeneity in e-books. Presented at the International Association for the Study of Popular Romance Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece.
McCleer, A. (2014, April). Fighting for intellectual and cultural freedom: Current battles for Mexican American studies in K-12 classrooms. Presented in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies (LACUSL) Speaker Series, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Bennett-Kapusniak, R., Crawford Barniskis, S., Latham, J. M., McCleer, A., & Thiele, J. (2014, January). Converging knowledge: Networking the gap between public librarians and researchers. Poster presented at the Association for Library and Information Science Education Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
McCleer, A., García-Febo, L., Thomas, M., & Antrop-González, R. (2013, July). Together we are better: International collaborations supporting information access. Presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois.
Wolfram, D., Glover, J., Kapusniak, R., McCleer, A., & Thiele, J. (2012, September). Overcoming barriers to information access: Privacy education for immigrant populations. Presented at the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color Conference, Kansas City, Missouri.