Adjuncts & Affiliates

Affiliate Professor
PhD, Political Science, Northwestern University
Research focus
Communication processes that support political accountability in democratic societies and empower political discontent in non-democratic ones, popular support for war, data science methods for extreme-scale analysis of news coverage, cross-national comparative research on political communication, psychology of information processing, communication concepts in democratic theory.
Adjunct Lecturer
PhD, Information Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison (in progress); MS, Library and Information Science, Illinois; BA, History, Illinois
Research focus
I am interested in information access and information sharing, particularly communities of practice. I am studying reproductive health and information access in Latin America.
Research Affiliate
PhD, Library and Information Science, Illinois; MS, Physics, UCLA
Research focus
My research interests include data practices, scientific data work, participatory design, and collective learning. My work explores the dynamics of information environments, knowledge making, and research infrastructure growth.
Adjunct Lecturer
MS, Library and Information Science, Illinois; MA, Religion, Latin American/Caribbean Studies, Indiana University
Adjunct Professor
PhD, Iowa; MS, Library and Information Science, Illinois
Research focus
Rare book librarianship; book history; history, technique, and materials of papermaking; printing on a handpress; Medieval English literature; enumerative, descriptive, historical, and textual bibliography.
Adjunct Lecturer
MS, Library and Information Science, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; MS, Cross-disciplinary Studies, Minnesota State University, Mankato
Research focus
Competencies and teaching of cataloging and classification, use of related works and expressions in RDA cataloging, cataloging of audio-visual and electronic resources.
Affiliate Professor
PhD, MS, Library and Information Science, University of Western Ontario
Research focus
Multicultural library and information services, information seeking behavior, critical information studies, international and comparative librarianship, LIS education.
Research Associate Professor
MS, PhD, Library and Information Science, Illinois; AM, University of Chicago
Research focus
I study the cultural, political, technological, economic, and ethical dimensions of preservation. Recently I have started to explore the impact of social networking on attitudes about preservation.
Affiliate Professor
MS, Library and Information Science, Illinois
Research focus
Metadata, digital collections and content interoperability, digital library system design and implementation.
Affiliate Assistant Professor
PhD, Library and Information Science, Illinois; MLIS, Rutgers
Research focus
Scientific and scholarly production and communication; data curation and stewardship; scientific data collections; science policy.
Adjunct Lecturer
PhD, MS, Library and Information Science, Illinois
Adjunct Lecturer
MS, Library and Information Science, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Research focus
Professional development; information literacy; advancing access to library resources and services.
Research Affiliate
PhD, MA, Anthropology, Northwestern University; BA, Anthropology, Indiana University
Research focus
Organizational behavior of museums with respect to stakeholder needs, user studies, cultural policies, business models and global contexts; museum informatics, collections data confederation, and issues in archaeological curation; Bayesian-based estimation methods and informed modeling of age, demography, health and migration in past and current human populations
Adjunct Lecturer
MS, Library and Information Science, Illinois; MA, French Literature, New York University
Research focus
Fundraising analytics, donor behaviors/behavioral modeling, data visualization.
Affiliate Associate Professor
MFA, New Media, Illinois; MM, BM, Music Composition, Illinois
Research focus
Cultural effects of software, social media, surveillance, computer vision, computational agency, and data obfuscation.
Adjunct Lecturer
EdD, Curriculum and Instruction, Illinois; MIS, University of Illinois at Springfield
Research focus
Integrating technology into education, knowledge management strategies and technologies, data science, and exploring emerging technologies for the workplace.
Adjunct Lecturer
Affiliate Professor
BA, Bennington College
Research focus
Nonprofit journalism newsrooms, digital tools for news-gathering, and new business models for journalism.
Adjunct Lecturer
MFA, The University of the Arts
Research focus
Conservation and preservation, history of the book, artists' books.
Research Affiliate
PhD, Art History, Northwestern University
Affiliate Professor
MS, Library and Information Science; Master of Education, Illinois
Research focus
Teaching and learning, higher education, globalization, information literacy, library assessment/evaluation, and library quality.
Research Affiliate
PhD, U.S. History, University of Minnesota; MLS, Columbia University; MAT, English, Northwestern University; MA, History & Archival Management, New York University
Research focus
Access to information; Freedom to Read and other First Amendment issues like privacy, censorship, et al.; Information Poverty; News Literacy; Library Policy. I am currently working on a book, Information Poverty in Chicago.
Affiliate Professor
PhD, Media Arts and Sciences; ME, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
Research focus
Sociable media design; visualization; assistive communication technologies; computer mediated communication; social network analysis; online community building; empathy online; cues and signals in our networked environment.
Affiliate Research Associate Professor
PhD, Electrical Engineering, Northwestern University
Research focus
Development and use of advanced cyberinfrastructure to solve challenging problems at multiple scale. Technical: Applications, algorithms, fault tolerance, and programming in parallel and distributed computing. Policy: citation and credit mechanisms and practices associated with software and data, organization and community practices for collaboration, and career paths for computing researchers.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
PhD, MS Library and Information Science, Illinois
Research focus
The role of cultural institutions in democratic society, including the theory and practice of community engagement, as well as the ways that cultural exchange builds global understanding.
Adjunct Lecturer
MS, Library and Information Science, Illinois; JD, Illinois
Research focus
Information society and culture; information law and policy; legal issues in libraries; free speech; privacy.
Adjunct Lecturer
Adjunct Lecturer
MS, Library and Information Science, Illinois
Research focus
Information technology in libraries, usability and accessibility
Adjunct Lecturer
MBA, North Dakota State University; MS, Library and Information Science, Illinois
Research focus
My professional interests include effective personnel management techniques, financial management, and process improvement.
Affiliate Assistant Professor
PhD, MS, Reliability Engineering, University of Maryland
Adjunct Lecturer
PhD and MS, Library and Information Science, Illinois
Research focus
History of libraries and information provision, information as a public good, intellectual freedom.
Adjunct Lecturer
MS, Library and Information Science, Illinois
Research focus
Best practices for integrating offline and online library collections, improving methods of scholarly communication, open access, open source software, and information organization.
Adjunct Lecturer
Assistant Director of Core Systems
Adjunct Lecturer
MS, Library and Information Science, Illinois
Adjunct Lecturer
MS, Library and Information Science, MA, History, Illinois
 
Research focus
User services, outreach, politics of the archival project
Affiliate Professor
PhD, University of Arizona
Research focus
Digital libraries, electronic communities, information infrastructure, health informatics, bioinformatics, healthcare infrastructure.
Adjunct Associate Professor
Master of Music Education and History, Michigan State
Research focus
Preserving America's music heritage, American popular music, the music and culture of the Appalachian serpent-handling communities of rural Kentucky.
Affiliate Professor
PhD, History of Science and Technology, University of Minnesota
Research focus
History of data collection, analysis, and visualization in the natural sciences; history of information technology; science and technology studies; digital culture; digital humanities.
Adjunct Lecturer
MS, Library and Information Science, Illinois; DMA, University of Oregon; MM, Arizona State University
Research focus
Rare item cataloging, cataloging education, artists’ books, rare book collection development.
Affiliate Professor
MD, PhD (Neuroscience), Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Research focus
Knowledge discovery, text mining, medical informatics, evidence synthesis, bioinformatics, neuroscience, psychiatry, data literacy, reproducibility in science.
Research Affiliate
PhD, Information, University of Michigan
Editor, The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books; Clinical Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Chicago
Research focus
Children's literature and contemporary culture; history of children's literature; genre theory.
Adjunct Associate Professor
MS, Library and Information Science, Illinois; MA, English & American Literature, Northern Illinois University
Research focus
Rare Books and Special Collections Librarianship; Rare Books and Special Collections Administration; popular culture; and digital preservation.
Affiliate Assistant Professor
MS, Library and Information Science & PhD, English, Illinois
Research focus
Information behavior, digital publishing, user experience, scholarly communications, digital humanities.
Adjunct Lecturer
Affiliate Professor
PhD, Geography, University of Iowa
Research focus
Advanced cyberinfrastructure and cyberGIS, complex environmental and geospatial problems, computational and data sciences, geographic information science and systems (GIS), high-performance parallel and distributed computing, spatial analysis and modeling.
Affiliate Professor
MLS, University of Tennessee at Knoxville; MA, English, University of Virginia
Research focus
Large-scale digitization for preservation and access, digital libraries, legal issues related to digitized content, library administration.
Adjunct Lecturer
BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Research focus
Conservation materials research; technical aspects related to the care, handling and installation of art and artifacts; advanced rigging techniques; exhibition and gallery site protocols; conservation framing; conservation museum lighting; disaster response for museums and cultural heritage institutions; gallery and exhibition design; ADA design; oddy testing; international crating design and standards; art couriering; safe storage of works of art and objects.
Adjunct Lecturer
MS, Library and Information Science, Illinois
Research focus
Reference, instruction, online learning.
Adjunct Lecturer
MS, Library and Information Science, Illinois; BA, English, Illinois Wesleyan University
Research focus
Reference training, instruction in libraries, evaluation of reference services.
Affiliate Assistant Professor
PhD, Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Research focus
Design of complex sociotechnical systems, primarily in healthcare settings, using mixed methods approaches to improve outcomes.
Affiliate Professor
PhD, Language and Information Technologie, Carnegie Mellon University; PhD, Computer Science, Nanjing University
Research focus
Intelligent information systems, information retrieval, data mining, natural language processing, machine learning, biomedical and health informatics, intelligent educational systems.