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Baharak Yousefi

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Librarian for History, International Studies, Liberal Studies, & Political Science


Belzberg Library




Belzberg Library, Harbour Centre, SFU Vancouver


Baharak Yousefi holds a Master of Library and Information Studies from the University of British Columbia (2007) and a MA in Women's Studies from Simon Fraser University (2003). She is currently a PhD student in the Department of Geography at SFU, where she is interested in the study of libraries as sites of power, powerlessness, belonging, and exclusion.

Baharak is co-editor of the book Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership, which won the 2018 Association of College and Research Libraries Award for Significant Achievement in Women and Gender Studies Librarianship.

Baharak is a Director on the Board of 221A, Past Chair of the Board of the BC Libraries Cooperative, and is an active member of BC’s library community. Prior to SFU, she was a librarian at Capilano University and Vancouver Public Library.