Amelia Gibson is an associate professor at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her primary research interests focus on the ways that information and data are used by and against marginalized communities, with a focus on health and wellness in communities of color (particularly among women and girls) and among disabled people. Her work explores the ways we understand and replicate systemic information poverty, marginalization, and equity in local communities and on the internet. She is the director of the Community Equity, Data and Information Lab at Chapel Hill and a faculty researcher with the Postnatal Patient Safety Learning Lab.
Gibson is an affiliate of the Center for Critical Race and Digital Studies and the Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life, a fellow with the UNC Center for Media Law & Policy, and the Parr Center for Ethics. She is a graduate of the Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars program and the recipient of a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian IMLS Early Career grant from the US Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
Amelia Gibson served as an External Evaluator for the 2022–2024 Just Tech Fellowship