The Library and Information Studies faculty continues to impact the field through their scholarly publications, service, and grant awards.
Ph.D. & MLS, Library and Information Science, University of Western Ontario
BA, Spanish Language and Literature (major), Psychology and French (minor), University of British Columbia
Research interests: Social and critical studies of library and information practices, Multicultural library and information services
and education, Information seeking behavior, Research methodology, International and comparative library and information services.
Ph.D. Curriculum & Instruction, North Carolina State University
MLS Library Science, Eastern Carolina University
MA History, Virginia Tech
BA History & Journalism, University of Richmond
Research Interests: Reader response, Motivation, Active learning, YAL and Children’s literature, Content area reading, Instructional technology and literacy.
Ph.D. Library Science, Florida State University
MLIS Library and Information Science, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
BA English, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Research Interests: Integration of technology into libraries and classrooms, Common Core state standards and NC Essential Standards, Reading in a variety of formats, Facility design.
Ph. D. Rutgers University School of Communication, Information and Library Studies
MS in Library and Information Science, Simmons College
BA, Biology, cum laude, Boston University
Research Interests: Community college librarianship, E-learning, Information use, Digital libraries, LIS pedagogy.
Ph.D., Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MLS, Masters of Librarianship, Emory University
BA, French, Emory University
Research interests: Library history, especially Southern libraries, Gender issues.
Ph.D. Instructional Systems, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
M.S. Educational Psychology, Learning & Cognition, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
B.A. Developmental Psychology (Cum Laude), Philosophy minor, San Francisco State
Research Interests: Current and emerging library technologies, Library leadership and management, Library advocacy and outreach, Data analytics and informatics, Web design and usability, Educational technology and online learning, Educational informatics, Technology and identity formation.
Ph.D., Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, University of Oklahoma
MLIS, University of Oklahoma
BS, University of Oklahoma
Research Interests: National school library standards, Young adult literature (Dystopian literature), Children’s picture books, E-readers and e-reading for children and young adults.
Ph.D., Information Science, Indiana University
MLS, Library Science, Indiana University
BA, Spanish and Portuguese, Indiana University
Research Interests: Information behavior, Resilience theory, Virtual communities, Social networking.
Ph.D., Educational Research and Policy Analysis, Adult Education emphasis, North Carolina State University, expected 2014
M.L.I.S., Library and Information Science, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.A., English, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
B.A., English, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Research Interests: Adult interactions with science and technology, Informal learning, Public pedagogy.
Ph.D., Information Science, University of North Texas
MBA, The Institute of Social Sciences, Yeditepe University, Istanbul
BS in Chemistry, Bogazici University, Istanbul
Research Interests: Information access, Digital libraries, Online education, Bibliometrics.
Ph.D., Library Science, Florida State University
MLS Rutgers University
BAE (English/Education) University of Florida
Research Interests: History of libraries and publishing.
In addition to our full-time faculty, we have wonderful support staff.