Debbie Reese is tribally enrolled at Nambe Pueblo, in New Mexico. A former schoolteacher and professor in American Indian Studies, she holds a PhD in Education from the University of Illinois, and an MLIS from San Jose State University. Her articles and book chapters are used in Education, Library Science, and English courses in the US and Canada. She does workshops with tribal and public libraries and is invited to deliver lectures at librarian conferences. She has taught in UIUC's LEEP program, and frequently gives lectures via Skype.