See also LIS faculty, where you can find many of the part time lecturers as well as full time faculty. There are photos, and clicking on the name will take you to contact information and, in some cases, websites. Below, if the name is underlined, you can click and reach the faculty member's homepage.
Lecturer; PhD, NYU. Our newest addition to the faculty. Experience in publishing and writing books for children and teens, teaching and speaking
Professor; director, MLIS program and Chair, LIS Department, 2002-2005; director, PhD program, 1996-2002, 2007-2008; BA, University of Washington, Russian Language and Literature; M. Lib., Washington; PhD, University of London, 1977. Experience as Slavic Exchange librarian (Washington) and deputy director, The Nature Conservancy (London), and as faculty at universities in London (UK), Ontario, and Berlin. Teaching and research areas--information behavior, human-computer interaction, intelligent information systems. ASIS Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award, 1991, and ASIS Research Award, 1997.
Assistant Professor. director, MLIS program, 2008- B.A. Carnegie Mellon University, Modern Languages; MLS Rutgers; MA Brooklyn College, Comparative Literature; PhD International University for Graduate Studies. Retired Associate Director for Collections and Services, New York Public Library Branches. Experience in public and academic librarianship and administration at the New School for Social Research and the New York Public Library. Editor of Collection Building (Emerald). Research and teaching interests include collection development, reference and information service and public librarianship. Experience teaching at Pratt Institute and C.W. Post. Author of Developing reference collections and services in an electronic age, and Reference and information services in the 21st century; 2011 winner of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Women and Gender Studies Section (WGSS) Career Achievement Award..
Associate Professor, director of the PhD program. Degrees in English, Sanskrit, and librarianship, University of Zagreb; MLS, Kent State; PhD, University of Toronto, 1999. Experience in folk archives, special collections, cataloging; teaching in the LIS programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Catholic University of America, and the University of Toronto. Research interests include print and digital literacy, print culture, readers and reading communities, social memory.
Associate Professor; co-director, Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries (CISSL). MS in education, CUNY; MLS, Western Michigan; Ed.D, Boston University. Formerly Associate Professor, Boston University. Experience in teaching and librarianship in elementary, middle, and high schools in the U.S. and Europe. Research interests include adolescent information behavior; knowledge construction and critical thinking in complex information environments; contributions of school libraries to student learning; evidence based practice and guided inquiry as foundations for the school librarian's role in instruction.
Assistant Professor. Masters in Electrical Engineering, Technical University, Lodz, Poland; MASc, Information Systems and PhD, Human Computer Interaction, University of Toronto(2004). Researcher at Xerox PARC, HP Research Labs, Fuji Xerox Palo Alto Labs with interests in human-computer interaction; personal information management practices and tools; and computer mediated communication. Postdoctoral research in Psychology and Adjunct Professor (LIS) at University of Toronto.
Professor; Director, Phd Program, 2002-2005; Director of the Distributed Laboratory for Digital Libraries Project. BA, Columbia, Math and Physics; PhD, Physics, Princeton, 1963. Experience includes Visiting Scholar, OCLC; teaching at Rutgers, Case Western Reserve University, etc.; president, Tantalus, Inc., a management consulting firm. Teaching and research -- information and decision systems, economics of information, library and information systems evaluation, systems interfaces, digital libraries; editor, Information Retrieval.
Professor. LIS department chair. BA, Harvard, Physics and Chemistry; PhD, Harvard, Chemical Physics, 1969. Experience includes the Internet Archive, The National Science Foundation, Bellcore. Has been a Senior Research Fellow at the British Library, and has taught at Columbia. Primary research and teaching interest -- digital libraries.
Assistant Professor. MA, Children’s Literature, MLIS, Children’s Librarianship, PhD Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles. High school teacher and story-teller in homeland of Taiwan. Research: how children’s materials are selected, provided, and used to meet chidlren’s diverse information needs in differing social and education institutions.
Associate Professor. Chair, LIS Dept, 2009- ;director, Information Technology & Informatics undergraduate major in the LIS Dept., 2005-2008. BA, Creighton University, English; MA in Librarianship, Central Michigan University; PhD, Information Science, SUNY Albany 1998. Experience includes media librarianship and consultant, trainer, and researcher for various government and educational institutions. Research interests include knowledge management, information ethics and policy, computer-mediated communication, and virtual organizations.
Assistant Professor; director, ITI program; director, MLIS program 2007-08. BA, Dickinson; MLS, Rutgers; MBA, U. Massachusetts; PhD, Rutgers, 2007. Experience in information technology in aerospace and telecommunication companies in information technology application development, data center management, and supplier management. Teaching experience--Principles of Searching. Research interests: knowledge management as a communicative process and the enabling technologies that support those practices.
Assistant Professor. M.Sc,PhD in computer science, Columbia (2006). Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Maryland College Park (2006-2008). Research interests include natural language processing (natural language semantics, language learning, machine translation), digital libraries, knowledge acquisition from textual resources.
Assistant Professor. BA in computer science and business management, Tel Aviv University; PhD in computer science, Stanford. Experience as a research scientist and research team leader at Yahoo! Research Berkeley, and previous careers as a professional basketball player, and software engineer. Research interests include social media, mobile applications, and multimedia information systems.
Associate Professor. BA, Niagara University, English; MSLS, PhD, 1978, Syracuse. Experience in reference at SUNY Cortland and as head of technical services at Corning Community College. Teaching and research--research methods, statistical data analysis, user needs assessment, information systems and services evaluation. NJLA Distinguished Service Award, 1991. Chaired Rutgers AAUP negotiating team during last contract talks; 1996-97 president. Chaired Association for Library and Information Science Education Research Awards for many years. Elected to ALA Council 2002.
Assistant Professor. BA English, Canisius College. MLS (1987), PhD (2003), Rutgers University. Experience includes research, management and design of information retrieval systems in financial, management consulting and research environments. Visiting Professor at the Palmer School of Library and Information Science (1998) and taught a variety of courses for Rutgers LIS and MCIS departments (1993-2004). Teaching focus on human information behavior, management and research methods. Research interests include relationships between design and use of information retrieval systems; information seeking behavior and collaborative learning environments.
Associate Professor. BA English, College of New Jersey; MSLS Syracuse University, Ph.D. Rutgers, 1993. Experience includes academic administration, academic librarianship, educational media specialist, consultant, trainer, and researcher for a variety of library and academic institutions. Research interests include: interpersonal communication in library reference service encounters in both traditional and virtual settings, assessment of reference services, selection and evaluation of digital resources and collections, cultural studies, and media stereotypes of librarians/libraries. Teaching primarily focuses on information resources and services and in interpersonal communication for information professionals.
Assistant Professor. BA Sociology, Tufts; MA Media Studies and PhD in Mass Communication from Newhouse School of Public Communication, Syracuse, 2008. A Research Scholar at the American Institute for Research, she previously was in product management and interactive marketing at Pearson's Family Education Network, ZDNet Ziff Davis, Peoplestreet, and Tech Target. She studies how children learn as they use technology and media to create narratives.
Assistant Professor. BA, Sociology, Texas A&M Corpus Cristi; MS, Educational TEchnology, Texas A&M; PhD, Universityu of Texas-Austin School of Information, 2009. Experience in instructional design and training, and teaching courses in information and culture, working in virtual worlds, social networks. Research interest focuses on learning in virtual environments.
Assistant Professor. Masters in computer science are from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and UMass Amherst. His PhD (2010) is from the School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where his dissertation focused on collaborative information seeking. He has worked at research laboratories in Japan and California and has created several tools for information seeking and extraction.
Assistant Professor. University of London, Mathematics; MS, MIT; PhD, MIT (Information Visualization). Experience as CEO of a software startup; researcher at AT&T; independent film producer.
Associate Professor; Director of MLIS program, 2004-2007. Director of Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries. Director, Information Technology & Informatics undergraduate major, 2004-2005. Formerly, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Media Arts, Communication and Information at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. BA, University of Queensland, history; Graduate Diploma of Teacher Librarianship, Charles Stuart University; MA, Kuring-Gai College of Advanced Education, library science; PhD, University of Technology,Sydney, in cognitive information utilization. Experience as a secondary school teacher, teacher-librarian and university professor. Visiting Scholar to Taiyuan, China in 1999. Research and teaching interests include information seeking behavior, especially adolescents and young adults; information literacy and the world wide web, social informatics, and knowledge management.
Associate Professor. BA, Oberlin, Classical languages; MSLS, Columbia; PhD, CUNY Graduate Center, Linguistics. Experience as researcher, consultant, and administrator -- Columbia University Libraries, Microsoft, IBM. 1996-2001, with Center for Research on Information Access and Health Sciences at Columbia.
Assistant Professor. Degrees in computer science are from Shandong University and Beijing Institute of Technology; PhD, School of Information, University of Michigan, 2010. Her research has dealt with archives and records management, and most recently with nurses' information practices and doctors' use and documentation of patient care information.
Professor, retired 2004; Associate Dean of SCILS, 1983-97; LIS Chair, 1982-83. BA, Harvard, History/Languages; MSLS, DLS, Columbia 1972. Experience as academic library director in Alaska, professor at St. John's and Queens, research associate, Modern Language Association. Teaching and research areas-- database design, knowledge representation, organization of knowledge, vocabulary management and thesauri, standards for indexes and indexing systems. Rutgers Special Services Award, 1991. Editor, national standard for indexing.
Professor, retired 2005; chair of the LIS department and director, MLS program, 1999-2002. BA, Kean, Early Childhood Education; MLS, Rutgers; EdD, Rutgers, 1983. Experience as educational media specialist/school librarian in East and North Brunswick schools. Teaching and research--cognitive aspects of information seeking, educational media, school media center management and curriculum, educating information users, information literacy. Jesse Shera Award for Research, 1989. Author of Seeking Meaning: A Process Approach to Library and Information Services. Has lectured widely in the U.S. and in Brazil, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland. Recipient of three major awards at the ALA 2000 annual conference.
Associate Professor, retired 2003; Chair, LIS Dept., 1984-89. BA, Edgecliff College; MA, Indiana University; DLS, Columbia, 1969. Experience in reference at Ohio State University and assistant to the director, Boston College. Teaching and research--government information, reference, academic libraries, education for librarianship, bibliographic instruction. First NJ State Library Leadership Award, 1987; Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) 1991 research grant award. Rutgers AAUP president, 1997-2002.
Professor; Associate Dean, 2003-2006; University of Zagreb, Electrical Engineering; MS, Western Reserve; PhD, Case Western Reserve, 1970. Experience in Metals Documentation Project, Comparative Systems Laboratory, and SLS faculty, CWRU. Teaching and research--information education and management, information seeking and retrieving, information issues in developing countries, digital libraries; President of ASIS 1990-91; editor of Information Processing and Management; Rutgers University Research Award, 1991. Retired 2010.
Retired Professor; Associate Dean, 2002-2003; MLS Program Director and LIS Dept. Chair, 1989-95. BA, Syracuse, Psychology; MLS, Rutgers; PhD, Rutgers, 1981. Experience in media services in school and college libraries; in administration in public libraries in North Carolina, New York and New Jersey; and with US Dept. of Education Library Programs. Teaching and research--public library organization and management; information systems, services, and networks; information policy. Founding editor, Bottom Line. American Library Association (ALA) president 1995.
Professor, retired 2004; Associate Dean, 1999-2002. Chair, LIS, and director of MLS program, 1998-99; director, SCILS Distance Education. BA, Millersville, Library Education; MA, EdD, Teachers College/Columbia, 1978. Experience as teacher, school librarian, principal, and professor, primarily at Columbia. Teaching and research--children's, YA, and adult literature; services for children and young adults; educational media services; information literacy; interpretive communities based on gender, culture and ethnicity. Board, ALA Association of Library Services for Children (ALSC). 1995 Education Press Association award for excellence in educational journalis m. Recipient of Rutgers' Warren Sussman Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1996. Nationally recognized for her Snow White web page. Author, Ways of Knowing: Literature and the Intellectual Life of Children and other books.
Associate Professor, retiring July 1, 2011. AB, Bryn Mawr, English; MLS, Rutgers; PhD, Wisconsin-Madison, 1996. Experience in public library children's, YA, and AV services (Newark and Montclair, NJ), and as outreach consultant, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners; served as director of LIS Professional Development Studies from 1979-93. Teaching and research--continuing professional development, workplace learning, library education, information services for a pluralistic society, information literacy. Series editor, proceedings of annual symposia of the Graduate Alumni and Faculty of Rutgers SCILS 1982-1996; contributor to ALISE annual statistics publication. Chair of Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section--International Federation of Library Associations 2005-2007; treasurer 2008-.