Faculty and Staff
Research Interests: LIS Foundation; information organization; leadership development; marketing and advocacy.
Kristen Becker, EdD
Research Interests: Leadership; Open Educational Resources; data-driven decision-making; building projects, including renovations and new construction; grant development; advancing technology in libraries.
Research Interests: School libraries; 21st Century literacies; materials for children and young adults; gaming.
Kerol Harrod, MLS
Research Interests: Public libraries; outreach services; children’s programming; library marketing and advocacy.
Research Interests: Library cataloging and classification; organization of information; subject analysis; cataloging/metadata work.
Research Interests: Information behavior of social media users; school libraries; small community libraries.
Research Interests: Information theory; information retrieval; multimedia retrieval; cultural heritage study.
Kathryn (Katie) Loomis, M.Ed.
Research Interests: School libraries; agency development in children; literature and materials for children and young adults.
Research Interests: Medical librarianship; information retrieval; critical evaluation of information; evidence-based practice in librarianship.
Research Interests: Diversity, justice, and ethics issues in information and communication technology (ICT) development, education, and employment; collaborative video game design work; gender and race studies in library and information studies; computer-supported cooperative work; feminist science and technology studies.
Research Interests: Digital libraries; open access archives/publishing; scholarly communication; information organization in an online environment (metadata); emerging technologies.
Research Interests: Literature for children and young adults; poetry for young people; multicultural and international literature for children and young adults.
Research Interests: Cataloging and classification; metadata; subject analysis; information organization; access in digital libraries; data analytics; Big and Smart Data; digital imaging; data visualization.
Academic Advisor II
Kelly Meyer, MS, MLS
Alumni Relations and Practicum Coordinator
Sarah Merrill, MM, MLS
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