Brief info

Jody Gray (Cheyenne River Lakota) is the Associate University Librarian for Research at the University of Minnesota Libraries. She has 19 years of experience working in libraries, higher education, and non-profit organizations in the areas of equity, diversity, inclusion and leadership development. Jody began her career as the Diversity Outreach Librarian at the University of Minnesota Libraries. She then took on the role of Director of the Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services at the American Library Association. She is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in South Dakota. She received her Masters in Library and Information Science from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and her Bachelor of Arts in English at the University of Minnesota, Morris.