Faculty and Staff
Ling Hwey Jeng, PhD
Professor and Director,
School of Library and Information Studies
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.
Aaron Elkins, PhD
Research Interests: Media and information literacy education; role of libraries in advancing social justice; gaming and 21st century literacies.
Kerol Harrod, MLS
Research Interests: Public libraries; outreach services; children’s programming; library marketing and advocacy.
Gretchen Hoffman, PhD
Research Interests: Library cataloging and classification; organization of information; subject analysis; cataloging/metadata work.
Amy Lanier, MLS
Research Interests: School library management; reference services; co-teaching in school libraries.
Hyuk-Jin Lee, PhD
Research Interests: Information theory; information retrieval; multimedia retrieval; cultural heritage study.
Kathryn (Katie) Loomis, PhD
Research Interests: School libraries; agency development in children; literature and materials for children and young adults.
Carol Perryman, PhD
Research Interests: Medical librarianship; information retrieval; critical evaluation of information; evidence-based practice in librarianship.
Meti Tmava, PhD
Research Interests: Digital libraries; open access archives/publishing; scholarly communication; information organization in an online environment (metadata); emerging technologies.
Vyacheslav (Slava) Zavalin, PhD
Research Interests: Cataloging and classification; metadata; subject analysis; information organization; access in digital libraries; data analytics; Big and Smart Data; digital imaging; data visualization.
Tara Zimmerman, PhD
Research Interests: K12 school libraries; qualitative study of social media information behavior; social noise; misinformation.
Robert S. Martin
Senior Academic Advisor and Retention Coordinator
Kelly Meyer, MS, MLS
Alumni Relations and Practicum Coordinator
Sarah Merrill, MM, MLS
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