Carole J. McCollough

Carole J. McCollough was an associate professor and dean of the library and information science program at Wayne State University in Detroit. With the Children’s Defense Fund, McCollough conducted workshops for college interns training to run summer literacy (Freedom School) programs. She was chair of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Task Force from 2000 to 2004, chaired the Coretta Scott King Book Award jury six times, and coedited two editions of The Coretta Scott King Awards, including the 50th anniversary edition published in 2019. McCollough also served on the boards of Southfield (Mich.) Public Library and Langston Hughes Library in Clinton, Tennessee.

Coretta Scott King Award Books Discussion Guide: Pathways to Democracy
The Coretta Scott King Awards: 50th Anniversary