Emeriti Faculty

Professor Emeritus
Research focus
Digital inequality, community informatics, and African American intellectual history.
Professor Emeritus
Research focus
History of public libraries, corporate libraries, the library profession, the information society, and pre-computer information management.
Professor Emeritus
Research focus
Community informatics; environments to support inquiry-based learning; collaboration in knowledge making; new literacy practices. http://chipbruce.wordpress.com
Professor Emerita
Dean Emeritus
Professor Emerita
Research focus
The role and significance of vernacular culture; ethnography of commercial culture; the politics of culture and cultural research.
Dean Emerita
Professor Emerita
Research focus
Interaction via computer media and how it supports and affects work, learning, and social interaction; how information is exchanged, knowledge is co-constructed, collaboration happens, and community forms in and in conjunction with online contexts.
Professor Emerita
Research focus
The heart of my work is stories, what they tell us and how they are told. Stories are central to library and information science, because stories literally store us, serving as storage for an infinite variety of formal and informal knowledge.
Professor Emerita
Associate Professor Emeritus
Associate Professor Emerita
Research focus
History of children's literature; history of youth services librarianship as women's history; historical and contemporary censorship and intellectual freedom; young adult literature; representations of minority-status groups in children's and young adult literature; reading engagement; reader-response research; reader-text interaction.
Research focus
General and music bibliography; library history.
Professor Emeritus
Research focus
Data curation and digital research collections.
Associate Professor Emerita
Research focus
Community informatics; community inquiry.
Research focus
Paul Otlet’s ideas in relation to the Internet, the World Wide Web, and information science; utopian schemes of knowledge organization including H.G. Wells’s idea of a world brain; the implications of digitization and networking for libraries and museums.
Professor Emerita
Professor Emeritus
Research focus
Telecommunications history; information policy; cultural production and the political economy of capitalism.