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Gary Marchionini
Dean and Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor
Manning Hall, Room 103

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 

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Manning Hall, Room 07A


B.S. (Biochemistry), Michigan State University; M.L.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Archives and historical collections

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Assistant Professor
Manning Hall, Room 305
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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

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Clinical Assistant Professor
Manning Hall, Room 112

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 

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Assistant Professor
Manning Hall, Room 210

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

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Associate Professor
Manning Hall, Room 24

B.A., Stanford University; M.S. (Information Management and Systems), University of California at Berkeley; Ph.D. (Information Science), University of Washington

Information organization and description, design of information collections

Mary Grace FlahertyMary Grace Flaherty
Assistant Professor

Manning Hall, Room 204

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

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Assistant Professor
Manning Hall, Room 205

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

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Associate Professor
Summer School Director

Manning Hall, Room 215

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

David Gotz
Associate Professor
Assistant Director, Carolina Health Informatics Program (CHIP)

Manning Hall, Room 206

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.

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Stephanie W. Haas
Manning Hall, Room 111

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

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Bradley M. Hemminger
Associate Professor
Manning Hall, Room 206A

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

photo of Dr. Sandra Hughes-HassellSandra Hughes-Hassell
Frances McColl Term Professor
Manning Hall, Room 203

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 JarrahiMohammad Hossein Jarrahi
Assistant Professor
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

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Director of ibiblio.org and Clinical Professor
School of Journalism and Mass Communication and SILS
Manning Hall, Room 213
pjones (at) ibiblio (dot) org

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

Dr. Diane KellyDiane Kelly
Manning Hall, Room 10

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

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Christopher (Cal) Lee
Associate Professor 
Manning Hall, Room 212

B.A., Albion College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan School of Information

Archives, digital preservation, electronic records management

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Robert M. Losee
Manning Hall, Room 302

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 

Cliff MissenCliff Missen
Clinical Associate Professor and Director of WiderNet@UNC
Manning Hall, Room 06

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

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Reagan Moore
Manning Hall, Room 22

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

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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

Javed Mostafa
Information Science & Biomedical Research & Imaging Center
Room 300

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

Ericka PatilloEricka Patillo
Manning Hall, Room 305

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 

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Arcot Rajasekar
Frances McColl Term Professor
Manning Hall Room 21
RENCI Room 556A

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

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Ryan B. Shaw 
Assistant Professor
Room 25

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

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Brian W. Sturm
Associate Professor
Room 215A

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 

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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 

Zeynep Tufekci

Zeynep Tufekci
Assistant Professor
Manning Hall, Room 202


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.

Barbara M. Wildemuth
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor
Manning Hall, Room 109

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


Honorary and Visiting Appointments

Debora BalsamoDeborah Balsamo
Professor of Practice

National Program Manager, Environmental Protection Agency National Library Network

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.

J. Michael Barker
Professor of Practice
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Computing and Learning Technologies, Information Technology Services, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Ph.D. (Philosophy), Florida State University; M.A. (Philosophy), Florida State University; B.A. (Philosophy), College of William and Mary.

Evelyn DanielEvelyn H. Daniel
Dean and Professor Emerita

School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Manning Hall, Room 207A  

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
Adjunct Professor

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.

Carol Jenkins Carol Jenkins
Professor of Practice

Director, Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (retired)

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. 

Brewster Kahle Brewster Kahle
Visiting Scholar

Digital Librarian, Director and Founder of the Internet Archive

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.)  

Chris Kielt
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.

photo of Dr. Joanee MarshallJoanne 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.

Jennifer Morgan Jennifer Morgan 
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.

Dav RobertsonDavenport (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

Arlene Taylor Arlene Taylor
Distinguished Adjunct Professor

Professor Emerita, School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

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. 

Michael Tiemann

Michael Tiemann
Visiting Scholar
Vice President of Open Source Affairs, Red Hat

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.