Diana Rivera

Professional Title: 
Chicanx/Latinx Subject Specialist, Michigan State University Libraries; LLEAD State Board Member; Head Cesar E. Chavez Collection/Coleccíon Cesar E. Chavez; Special Collections Library

Diana Rivera, Librarian Emeritus established and was head of the Cesar E. Chavez Collection/Coleccíon Cesar E. Chavez at the Michigan State University Libraries from 1994-2019. She is a member of the LLEAD State Board and has been a member of several professional library and Chicanx Studies organizations. She chaired the North American Cartographic Information Society; was a member of the Special Libraries Association Geography and Map Division; the Latino Studies Association; the National Association for Chicano and Chicana Studies (NACCS), national and Midwest region. Rivera is a fellow of the Smithsonian Latino Museum Studies Program and the National Association for Latino Arts and Culture. She has been involved with several campus organizations both as student, alumni and Libraries Faculty. She was an editor of MujeresTalk (LatinxTalk.org) and has presented at several conferences and community forums. Rivera is Culture Adjunct staff person for the MSU Museum, a Smithsonian Institution Latino Museum Studies Program (LMSP) fellow and a National Association for Latino Arts and Culture (NALAC) fellow.