Dr. Gordon is Association Professor in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University, and Director of Research for the Center for International Studies in School Libraries. She earned a BA at Notre Dame College, St. John's University, and an MS from Richmond College, CUNY. While living and working in Michigan as a roving teacher for homebound adults, she earned an MLIS from Western Michigan and worked as a school librarian. Her travels took her to Europe, where she served as Director of Libraries and Information Services at the Frankfurt International School and participated in an exchange with the American School in London. Most recently she has lived in Massachusetts, where she served as Head of the Pickering Educational Resources Library and as an Associate Professor in the School of Education at Boston University. Dr. Gordon’s research interests include: the information searching behavior of adolescents; the use of Bayesian statistics in qualitative research; action research as a tool for professional development; and multiple models of information literacy that promote knowledge construction. She is author of the book, Information Literacy in Action and co-author of Privacy in the 21st Century. She has published several articles on information skills instruction and concept formation.