B.A., Western Michigan University; M.Ed., Ph.D., Wayne State University
Information seeking in electronic environments, human-computer interaction, digital libraries, information design, information policy
B.S. (Biochemistry), Michigan State University; M.L.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan
Archives and historical collections
B.S. (Electrical Engineering), Washington University; M.S. (Language Technologies and information Systems Management), Ph.D. (Language Technologies), Carnegie Mellon University
Information retrieval, aggregated search systems and evaluation, search behavior, text data mining, machine learning, task-based search, search assistance
B.A. (Geography), University of Texas at Austin; M.A. (Middle East Studies), Naval Postgraduate School; M.S., Ph.D. (Library Science), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Colonel (retired), U.S. Air Force.
Public libraries in North Carolina, visual language, user-centered design, public library policy
B.S., M.S. (Computer Science), Washington University; Ph.D. (Computer Science), Virginia Tech
Human-computer interaction, personal information management, digital information seeking behaviors, tools, and interfaces
B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.S. (Applied Behavioral Science), Johns Hopkins University; M.L.S., University of Maryland; Ph.D. (Information Science and Technology), Syracuse University
Health information, information seeking in the medical context, public libraries and health promotion
B.A., Dartmouth College; M.S. (Library and Information Studies), Florida State University; Ph.D. (Information Studies, Minor in Geography), Florida State University
Communities and health-related information behavior, place-based communities and information practices, information worlds, information needs and practices of individuals with developmental disabilities, information policy
B.A., City College-CUNY; M.L.S., Columbia University; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Information and reference services, consumer health information, health sciences librarianship, information and diverse user groups
B.S. (Computer Science), Georgia Institute of Technology; M.S. (Computer Science), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D. (Computer Science), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Visualization and visual analytics, data analysis, data science, health informatics.
B.S., University of Connecticut; M.A.L.S., Wesleyan University; Ph.D. (Information Science), University of Pittsburgh
Natural language processing, health informatics, sublanguage and terminology, information representation
B.S., Vanderbilt University; M.S. (Computer Science), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D. (Computer Science), University of Utrecht
Scholarly communications, medical and bio-informatics, computer-human interfaces, digital libraries and open archives, information visualization, interactive information searching, databases
B.S. (Early Childhood Education); M.Ed. (Library Science), James Madison University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Multi-cultural children's literature, children's services, school library media, social justice issues in youth library services, role of school librarians in education reform
Mohammad Hossein Jarrahi
Manning Hall, Room 200
jarrahi (at) unc (dot) edu
B.S. (Public Administration), Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran; M.S. (Information Systems), London School of Economics; Ph.D., Syracuse University's School of Information Studies
Social informatics, organizational implications of ICT, digital materiality, knowledge sharing, mobile knowledge work
B.S. (Computer Science) North Carolina State University; M.F.A. (Poetry), Warren Wilson College
Internet issues and applications including: digital libraries, electronic publishing, online news, virtual communities, legal and social issues relating to networked information and access
B.A., University of Alabama; M.L.S., Rutgers University; Ph.D., Rutgers University
Interactive information retrieval, search behavior, human-computer interaction, and research methods
B.A., Albion College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan School of Information
Archives, digital preservation, electronic records management
B.A., M.A. (Library Science), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago
Information retrieval, information, reasoning systems, organizing information, decision making
Sarah C. Michalak
Professor and Associate Provost for Libraries and University Librarian
CB#3900, Davis Library
A.B., English, University of California at Riverside; M.L.S., University of California, Los Angeles
Academic librarianship, administration and organization, scholarly communications, digital libraries
B.A. (International Affairs), The Evergreen State College; M.A. (Journalism/Development Support Communication), University of Iowa
Off-line information access and appropriate information technologies for underserved populations; the eGranary Digital Library; libraries in the developing world; digital libraries, user group-centric information services, asynchronous and distance education; information classification, retrieval, and interfaces; information services for incarcerated populations
B.S. (Physics) Cal Tech; Ph.D. (Plasma Physics), University of California at San Diego
Rule-based data management, data grids, digital libraries, persistent archives, genealogy
Barbara B. Moran
Louis Round Wilson Distinguished Professor
Manning Hall, Room 211
A.B., Mount Holyoke College; M.Ln., Emory University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
Academic librarianship, management of information agencies, human resources management, popular materials, organizational design and leadership, international librarianship
B.Sci., Northwestern Oklahoma University; M.A., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Multimedia information retrieval, personalization and user modeling, cyberinfrastructure for research and learning
B.A., Music History, Old Dominion University; M.S. in Library Science, UNC-Chapel Hill
Organizational behavior, academic libraries, professionalism in librarianship, middle management and “incidental outreach,” a phenomenon that explores the benefits of librarians participating in performing arts groups, collection management, music librarianship
B.S., University of Madras; B.E. (Hons), (Electronics & Communications), M.S. (Computer Science), Indian Institute of Technology, Madras; Ph.D. (Computer Science), University of Maryland, College Park
Data grids, digital libraries, persistent archives and artificial intelligence
B.S. (Symbolic Systems) Stanford University; M.I.M.S., Ph.D. (Information Management & Systems), University of California, Berkeley
Information organization, digital humanities / humanities computing, philosophy of information, sociology of texts, hermeneutics, knowledge representation, public history, memory institutions, new media, digitization, the Web
B.A., College of William and Mary; M.L.S., Ph.D., Indiana University
Storytelling and folklore, children's and young adults' literature and public library services, immersion and engagement in information environment, bibliotherapy
Helen R. Tibbo
Alumni Distinguished Professor
Manning Hall, Room 201
B.A., Bridgewater State College; M.L.S., Indiana University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland
Archives and records management, information services for the humanities, electronic information retrieval, reference service
B.A. (Sociology), Istanbul University, Turkey; and an undergraduate degree in computer science from Bosphorus University, Turkey; M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
Social impacts of technology, privacy and surveillance, inequality, research methods and complex systems.
B.M.Ed., North Central College; M.L.S., University of Illinois; M.Ed., Rutgers University; Ph.D., Drexel University
Information-seeking behaviors and information use, design and evaluation of information systems, adoption and use of information
M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Member of Beta Phi Mu International Library and Information Science Honor Society. B.A. (Liberal Studies), Florida Atlantic University; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Named “University Scholar." SILS Distinguished Alumna, 2010.
Ph.D. (Philosophy), Florida State University; M.A. (Philosophy), Florida State University; B.A. (Philosophy), College of William and Mary.
Ph.D. (Information Science), University of Maryland; M.S.L.S., University of Maryland; AB (History), University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Magna cum laude; NDEA Fellowship, University of Maryland. Member of the Beta Phi Mu Honorary Society.
Management of information services, communication processes, education for library and information science, information transfer and scholarly communication, corporate librarianship and information brokering, curriculum issues for school library media specialists, user education.
Laura N. Gasaway
Paul B. Eaton Distinguished Professor of Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law (retired)
J.D., University of Houston; M.S.L.S. (highest honors), Texas Woman's University; B.A. (highest honors), Texas Woman's University. Intellectual Property Virtual Scholar, University of Maryland, University College.
M.L.S., University of Oregon School of Librarianship, Eugene; Western Michigan University School of Librarianship, Kalamazoo; B.A., Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan; Universite de Clermont Ferrand, France, 1966-67. Lifetime Fellow of the Medical Library Association.
B.S. (Computer Science and Engineering), Massachusetts Institute of Technology; member of the Chi Phi Fraternity.
"In 1989 Kahle invented the Internet's first publishing system, WAIS (Wide Area Information Server) system and in 1989, founded WAIS Inc., a pioneering electronic publishing company that was sold to America Online in 1995. In 1996, Kahle founded the Internet Archive which may be the largest digital library. At the same time, he co-founded Alexa Internet which helps catalog the Web in April 1996, which was sold to Amazon.com in 1999." (From the Internet Archive Bio page.)
Professor of Practice
Vice Chancellor for Information Technology, Chief Information Officer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A. (English Literature), University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana; B.A. (English) Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut.
Joanne Gard Marshall
Distinguished Research Professor
Manning Hall, Room 301, 919/843-7883
Institute on Aging, 919/843-9968
Ph.D., University of Toronto; LL.D., McGill University; M.H.Sc., McMaster University; M.L.S., McGill University; B.A., University of Calgary.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Associate Director for Research, University of North Carolina Institute on Aging, Chapel Hill, NC
Ph.D. (Sociology), University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; M.A. (Sociology), University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; B.A. (Political Sociology), Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA. Phi Beta Kappa, undergraduate honor society and Alpha Kappa Delta, international sociology honor society.
Davenport (Dav) Robertson
Professor of Practice
Chief, Library and Information Services Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences/National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC (retired).
M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Beta Phi Mu; B.A. (History), with honors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta history honorary fraternity. Fellow of Special Libraries Association 2005. SILS Distinguished Alumnus 2004.
Ph.D., School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S.L.S., University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign; B.A. (English), Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee. Distinguished Alumna, University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Alumni Association, 2011; Fulbright Senior Specialist Program Grant Recipient, Israel, April 2004; Fulbright Senior Specialist Program Grant Recipient, Thailand, February 2002; 1996 Margaret Mann Citation.
Co-founder of Cygnus Support (re-named Cygnus Solutions) and former president of the Open Source Initiative.
B.S., (Computer Science Engineering), University of Pennsylvania.
Todd J. Vision
Adjunct Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D. (Evolution and Ecology), M.A. (Evolution and Ecology), Princeton University; B.A. (Biological Science), University of Chicago.
J. Michael Barker
Mary Grace Flaherty
Stephanie W. Haas
Bradley M. Hemminger
Mohammad H. Jarrahi
Christopher (Cal) Lee
Robert M. Losee
Joanne Gard Marshall
Sarah C. Michalak
Barbara B. Moran
Ryan B. Shaw
Brian W. Sturm
Helen R. Tibbo
Todd J. Vision
Barbara M. Wildemuth