Faculty

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Assistant Professor
Expertise and interests:
Clinical informatics, systems analysis, human factors engineering, patient safety, machine learning, implementation science, cognitive workload, and usability.
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Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
Information retrieval, aggregated search systems and evaluation, search behavior, text data mining, machine learning, task-based search, search assistance
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Teaching Associate Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
Public libraries in North Carolina, visual language, user-centered design, public library policy
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Professor, UNC School of Library and Information Science
Expertise and interests:
Human-computer interaction, personal information management, digital information seeking behaviors, tools, and interfaces
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Assistant Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
Digital curation and digital preservation; archives and records management; cultural heritage informatics
Tressie McMillan Cottom
Associate Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science; Senior Faculty Researcher, Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life
Expertise and interests:
Technology, higher education, class, race, and gender
Research Assistant Professor
Expertise and interests:
Interactive information retrieval, human-computer interaction, decision-making, research methods
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Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
Information organization and description, design of information collections
Teaching Assistant Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science; Assistant Editor, William Blake Archive
Expertise and interests:
Information Science: digital humanities, philosophy and ethics of AI, natural language processing; English: Aestheticism and aesthetics, literary history, history of literary criticism, poetics, textual studies
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Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science; Assistant Director, Carolina Health Informatics Program (CHIP)
Expertise and interests:
Visualization and visual analytics, data analysis, data science, health informatics, machine learning
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Associate Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
Scholarly communications, medical and bio-informatics, computer-human interfaces, digital libraries and open access/publishing/data, information visualization, augmented/virtual reality, interactive information searching, databases
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Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
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
McColl Term Associate Professor, Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Expertise and interests:
Organizational informatics, organizational implications of ICT, future of work, flexible work, mobile knowledge work, gig work, digital labor platforms, and implication of artificial intelligence for work
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Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science and Edgar Thomas Cato Distinguished Professor, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media
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Teaching Assistant Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
Archival science, academic librarianship, Digital Humanities, academic writing, qualitative research, critical theory
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Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
Archives, digital preservation, digital forensics, electronic records management
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Dean and Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
Information interaction, human-computer interaction, human-centered computing, information retrieval, digital libraries, information architecture, digital government, cyberspace identity, information policy
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Associate Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science and UNC School of Medicine; Director, Division of Healthcare Engineering-Office of Quality Excellence
Expertise and interests:
Healthcare engineering management, continuous quality improvement, patient safety, workload, human performance, human factors, simulation-based training.
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Assistant Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
Innovation, critical maker culture, and the development of equitable and inclusive collaborative learning spaces (e.g. makerspaces) in academic libraries
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Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of the Practice, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
Academic libraries; Library management and administration; Organizational behavior and culture; LIS education; Music librarianship
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Assistant Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
Human-computer interaction, creative computing, accessibility, STEM learning, design research, participatory design
Professor of the Practice, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
technology, antitrust, online expression, political advertising, Section 230, foreign policy and technology (including US-China)
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Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science; Chief Scientist, Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI)
Expertise and interests:
Data grids, digital libraries, persistent archives and artificial intelligence
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Teaching Assistant Professor, MSLS Program Coordinator, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
Teacher-librarian collaboration in STEM content areas, LIS education, and equity and inclusion in youth services librarianship
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McColl Term Associate Professor
Expertise and interests:
Information organization, digital humanities / humanities computing, philosophy of information, sociology of texts, hermeneutics, knowledge representation, public history, memory institutions, new media, digitization, the Web
Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
Storytelling and folklore, children's and young adults' literature and public library services, immersion and engagement in information environment, bibliotherapy
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Alumni Distinguished Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
Archives and records management, information services for the humanities, electronic information retrieval, reference service
Assistant Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science; Senior Faculty Researcher, Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life
Expertise and interests:
Social media, political partisanship, and democratic participation, particularly how Google and Wikipedia are manipulated for political gains. Patterns of gender inequality on Wikipedia.
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Assistant Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
Text data mining, including related areas such as machine learning, information retrieval, natural language processing, social and information network mining, and health informatics
Assistant Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
Community engagement and organizing; critical library outreach and services to diverse populations; information marginalization; social justice in information and library science; qualitative and action research methods.
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Teaching Assistant Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science
Expertise and interests:
Digital preservation, digital repositories and collecting institutions, representation of non-textual materials, collaborative technologies