2018-2019 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Information Studies Faculty

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Daniel E. Acuna
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2011
Scientific innovation, artificial intelligence, machine learning

Marilyn P. Arnone, Associate Research Professor; Professor of Practice
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1992
Children’s curiosity and learning, information literacy, creativity

Bahram Attaie, Assistant Professor of Practice
Computer Science, M.S.
Networking and database programming

Scott A. Bernard, Executive Professor
Ph.D., Virginia Tech., 2001
Enterprise architecture and capital planning, public and private sector chief information officers, federal policy development on information resources management

Carlos E E. Caicedo Bastidas, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2009
Security, wireless networks, software development, telecommunications management

Rachel Ivy Clarke, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Washington, 2016
Application of design methodologies and epistemologies to librarianship

Kevin Crowston, Associate Dean for Research,Distinguished Professor of Information Science
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991
Organizational implications of information technologies, electronic markets, computer-supported cooperative work with electronic commerce, open source software development, virtual organizations

Michael D’Eredita, Assistant Professor of Practice
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1998
Organizational learning and change, skill acquisition, high performance (virtual) teams

Jason Dedrick,  Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
Management, Ph.D.
Economic development, industrial policy, technology diffusion, globalization of IT

Ingrid Erickson, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University, 2009
Work and technology, organizational studies, human-centered computing

Michael Fudge, Assistant Professor of Practice
M.S., Syracuse University, 2006
Database management systems, data warehousing, programming

Paul B. Gandel, Director, Doctorate of Professional Studies - Information Management; Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1986
Management of information systems, library administration and services, software engineering, information policy, and visualization of information

Martha A. Garcia-Murillo, Professor
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1998
Policy, regulation, telecommunications, infrastructure, access

Caroline Haythornthwaite, Director, MS in Library and Information Science, Professor
Ph.D., University of Toronto
ICT support of work, learning and social interaction

Jeff Hemsley, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Washington, 2014
Social media, viral events, data visualization

Yun Huang, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
Crowdsourcing systems, mobile applications, human-computer interaction, social media

Jill Hurst-Wahl, Associate Professor of Practice
M.L.S., University of Maryland, 1983
Library science, information technology, entrepreneurship, business intelligence, digitization

Michelle L. Kaarst-Brown, Associate Professor
Ph.D., York University, 1995
Strategic management of IT, assessment of strategic risks and opportunities of information and communication technologies, social implications of IT

Bruce R. Kingma, Professor of Entrepreneurship
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1989
Economics of information, digital library economics, cost-benefit analysis

Barbara Kwasnik, Professor
Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1989
Classification theory, research methods for classification, genre, naming, knowledge organization

Elizabeth D. Liddy, Dean and Trustee Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1988
Natural Language Processing (NLP), cross-language retrieval, data mining, text mining, automatic metadata generation, health informatics

Ian MacInnes, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1998
Information industry strategy, electronic commerce compatibility standards, international business, convergence, telecommunications

Nancy McCracken, Research Associate Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1979
Natural language processing, information extraction, question answering, knowledge representation, and machine learning

Brian McKernan, Research Assistant Professor
Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany, 2013
Developing and evaluating game-based learning software and other applications

Lee W. McKnight, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989
Wireless grids, nomadicity, convergence of the Internet and telecommunications industries, Internet economics and policy, national and international technology policy

David Molta, Associate Professor of Practice
M.P.A., University of North Texas, 1982
Mobile and wireless information systems, technology education, network systems design and management

Deborah Nosky, Director, BS in Information Management & Technology, 
Assistant Professor of Practice
M.S., Syracuse University
Technology, project and time management, presentation delivery

Megan Oakleaf, Director of Instructional Design; Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2006
Evolution and assessment of information services; theories, methods, and assessment of user education; information literacy frameworks and instruction; information services in academic libraries

Carsten S. Oesterlund, Director, MS in Information Management, Enterprise Data Systems,
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002
Distributed and virtual work, organizational learning and knowledge, IT use and organizational boundaries, document and genre analysis, computer-supported collaborative work

Joon S. Park, Professor
Ph.D., George Mason University, 1999
Information and systems security; security policies, models, mechanisms, evaluation, survivability, and applications

Beth Patin, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Washington, 2018
Equity of information in crisis informatics and building cultural competencies, libraries, and community resiliency in times of crisis

Jian Qin, Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996
Representation of learning objects, knowledge organization structure, organization of distributed information, knowledge discovery in bibliographic databases, scientific communication

Jeffrey H. Rubin, Associate Professor of Practice
M.S., Syracuse University, 1997
Content/knowledge management systems, web-based management tools (including log analysis), user behavior on the Internet

Jeffrey Saltz, Director, MS in Applied Data Science, Associate Professor
Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology
Big data, startup ecosystems, experiential learning, online learning

Steven B. Sawyer, Associate Dean for Research; Director, Ph.D. Program; Professor
D.B.A., Boston University, 1995
Social informatics, design and development of information systems, project management, role of information and communication technologies relative to organizational and social change

Carl Schramm, University Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1973
Economics, entrepreneurship 

Bryan Semaan, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 2011
Technology for social good, technology use by underserved populations

Marcene Sonneborn, Assistant Professor of Practice
MBA, Syracuse University, 1989
Strategic planning, business development, organizational leadership, and entrepreneurship

Jeffrey M. Stanton, Professor
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1997
Impacts of organizational behavior on information security, cognitive-affective models of motivation, evaluation and behavior, organizational and societal impacts of engineering, science and technology, research methods including psychometrics and statistics

Barbara Stripling, Senior Associate Dean, Associate Professor of Practice
D.P.S, Syracuse University, 2011
Library leadership, school library programs

Jennifer Stromer-Galley, Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2002
Social media, presidential campaigns, online political participation, social dynamics in online groups

Arthur Thomas, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Associate Professor of Practice
Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo, 1990
Performance improvement, project management, data networking engineering, instructional design, information systems management

Murali Venkatesh, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1991
Broadband community network planning, reflective practice, planning and design of technological systems, applications for communities

Stephen Wallace, Professor of Practice
D.P.S., Pace University, 2016
Designing, developing, and delivering information technology solutions in business and healthcare environments

Jun Wang, Research Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2006; Ph.D., Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1997
Socially intelligent computing, social tagging, visualization of statistical data

Yang Wang, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
Privacy and Security, Social Media, Crowdsourcing, Online Communities, Persuasive Computing

Ozgur Yilmazel, Research Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2006
Natural language processing, software development, information access, information retrieval, text categorization

Bei Yu, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Text mining, opinion mining, media mining, political opinion and ideology

Ping Zhang, Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1995
Broad issues in human-computer interaction; individual responses to IT; affective, cognitive, and behavior aspects of human interaction with technology; user-centered information systems design and evaluation; business information visualization; technology-assisted education