Doctoral Alumni Profiles
Meredith R. Evans Raiford
Associate University Librarian for Special Collections
UNC at Charlotte
Meredith R. Evans Raiford, Ph.D. is currently the Associate University Librarian for Special Collections at UNC-Charlotte. She has over 15 years of experience as a manager in both academic and commercial settings and brings extensive expertise in fundraising...
Weimao Ke is an assistant professor in the College of Information Science and Technology at Drexel University, a.k.a. The iSchool at Drexel. His research is centered around information retrieval (IR), particularly the investigation of intelligent...
Robert Sidney Martin
Texas Women's University
Bob (as he is known to most everyone) has had a most interesting and distinguished career as an archivist, librarian, administrator and educator. After starting as a rare book and manuscript librarian, working in Special Collections at the University of...
Cassidy R. Sugimoto
Indiana University Bloomington
Cassidy R. Sugimoto is an Assistant Professor at Indiana University Bloomington. She received the ALISE/Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation award for her dissertation on mentoring, collaboration and interdisciplinarity in LIS doctoral studies...
Arlene G. Taylor
School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
Arlene G. Taylor is Professor Emerita from the School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, where she taught for 12 years prior to retiring. Before teaching at Pittsburgh, she had taught at Columbia University until that library school was...
Principal Software Developer
SAS Institute Inc.
Lewis Church is a principal software developer and a member of the research and development staff at SAS Institute Inc. in Cary, North Carolina. A significant part of his responsibilities in this position is to help provide leadership for the design and...
L. Teresa Church
Independent Archival Consultant
L. Teresa Church is an independent archival consultant based in Durham, North Carolina. She provides consulting services to libraries and museums for exhibit projects documenting African American history at local, state and national levels. During 2009, she...
Associate Dean for Administration, Finance and Information Technology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law
Meredith Weiss is the Associate Dean for Administration, Finance and Information Technology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law. In this position, Meredith oversees the School's Finance, Human Resource, Information Technology,...
Principal Design Researcher
Abe Crystal co-founded MoreBetterLabs and works alongside fellow SILS graduate Jackson Fox (MSIS '05). Abe says that their primary mission is to build ruzuku. "Ruzuku helps passionate experts (such as authors, speakers and coaches) create online learning...
San Jose State University, School of Library and Information Science
Lili Luo is an assistant professor at the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University. Her primary area of teaching and research interests is digital reference, and she has been publishing actively in this area in journals such as...
Senior Program Officer
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Kevin Cherry is Senior Program Officer at the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the chief source of federal support for the nation's 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. The Institute's mission is to create strong libraries and museums that...
Rutgers University School of Communication & Information
As a full-time tenure-track faculty member at Rutger's University, Shah's work primarily involves research on topics related to information seeking, information retrieval, information behavior, and social media. "I'm working on various projects that...