University Libraries Welcomes Leticia Wiggins as Ethnic Studies Librarian

Portrait of Leticia Wiggins
Leticia Wiggins

Leticia Wiggins is joining the faculty of University Libraries as Ethnic Studies Librarian. Her appointment begins on June 12. In this role, she will serve as liaison to the Center for Ethnic Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences. Leticia will establish programmatic approaches to building partnerships within the Ohio State academic community and beyond and will collaborate with other Libraries faculty and staff to provide research and instruction support for students and faculty in the Center for Ethnic Studies. Leticia will report to the Head of the Humanities and Social Sciences Cohort.
Leticia received her Bachelor of Arts in American Ethnic Studies and her Master’s of U.S. History from The Ohio State University. She earned her Ph.D. in U.S. History and Latin American History from Ohio State before embarking on a career that includes winning three Ohio Valley Emmy Awards for her film work. Leticia has served as a consultant for the Ohio Humanities Council’s Mellon and Pulitzer-funded “Democracy and the Informed Citizen” initiative and as a lecturer for Ohio State’s Department of History. She most recently worked as a multimedia producer for WOSU Public Media, where she researched, produced and edited content for award-winning programs like Broad & High, QED with Dr. B. and StoryCorps Columbus.   
We look forward to welcoming Leticia to University Libraries.