Doctor of Philosophy, Queensland University of Technology, Information Systems (2018)
Master of Library and Information Science, San Jose State University, Library and Information Science (2008)
Master of Arts, Golden Gate University, Applied Counseling Psychology (2003)
Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Davis, Psychology
Awards and Honors:
Outstanding Faculty Research Scholar; East Carolina University, College of Education; 2022-05-09;
Hands, A. (2022). Public libraries: Your partner in increasing college knowledge among nontraditional prospective students. Adult Learning.
Rapchak, M., Hands, A., & Hensley, M. (2022). Moving toward equity: Experiences with ungrading. Journal of Library and Information Science.
Hands, A. & Candela, R. (2022). In support of adult learners: An examination of one civic institution in central Appalachia. Poster presented at the Appalachian Studies Association conference at West Virginia University.;
Public Library Support of College Literacy in Appalachia; Federal; Institute of Museum and Library Services; Continuing; (09/01/2021-08/31/2024)