2024-2025 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jul 12, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Course Catalog

School of Information Studies Faculty

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Jaime Banks, Associate Professor, Katchmar-Wilhelm Professor
Program Director, PhD Information Science and Technology
Ph.D., Colorado State University, 2013
Human-Machine Communication, Videogames and Avatars, Technology and Interactivity
Carlos E. Caicedo Bastidas, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2009
Security, wireless networks, software development, telecommunications management
Scott A. Bernard, Professor of Practice 
Ph.D., Virginia Tech., 2001
Enterprise architecture and capital planning, public and private sector chief information officers, federal policy development on information resources management
Renate Chancellor, Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility
Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles, 2008
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in library and information services, Library, and Information Science Education, Social Justice in LIS, Human Information Behavior
EunJeong Cheon, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, 2020
Human-computer interaction, computer-supported cooperative work, human-robot interaction, design
Rachel Ivy Clarke, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Washington, 2016
Application of design methodologies and epistemologies to librarianship

Alex Corsello, Assistant Teaching Professor
B.S., Coumbia
Business, IT Management, project management, systems analysis
Kevin Crowston, Distinguished Professor of Information Science
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991
Organizational implications of information technologies, computer-supported cooperative work, open source software development, virtual organizations
Raj Dewan, Professor
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1987
Ph.D., University of Rochester Simon Business School, 1986
Business Analytics, organizational issues in management of information systems, marketing on the internet, the internet industry, strategic use of technology, the use of standards in managing information systems, accounting and financial information systems

Chris Dunham, Assistant Teaching Professor
M.S., SUNY Buffalo, 2012
Data Science, Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics

Sevgi Erdogan, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2011
Data-driven policy and decision-making, data science applications in built environment, human infrastructure, and environment interrelations, smart, sustainable, and resilient communities

Ingrid Erickson, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University, 2009
Work and technology, organizational studies, human-centered computing
Laurie Ferger, Assistant Teaching Professor
Program Director of Undergraduate Programs
M.S., Johns Hopkins 
Web design, development and programming, database management systems
Michael Fudge, Professor of Practice
M.S., Syracuse University, 2006
Database management systems, data warehousing, programming
Paul B. Gandel, Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1986
Management of information systems, library administration and services, software engineering, information policy, and visualization of information
LaVerne Gray, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 2018
Social justice in Library and Information Science, critical and cultural studies, Black feminism, intersectionality, community engagement, critical librarianship, academic librarianship, and critical information literacy.
Jeff Hemsley, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Washington, 2014
Social media, viral events, data visualization
Josh Introne, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Brandeis University, 2008
Collective intelligence in new media, misinformation, data visualization 
Md. Tariqul Islam, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Kentucky 2020
Security, cloud computing, systems networking
Preeti Jagadev, Assistant Teaching Professor
Ph.D., National Institute of Technology Goa
Artificial intelligence, biomedical engineering, computer engineering
John Jordan, Professor of Practice
Program Director, Doctorate of Professional Studies in Information Management Program
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1989
Social media, organizational change, social implications of information technology
Kelvin King, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
Social media analytics, data science, misinformation, machine learning
Bruce R. Kingma, Professor of Entrepreneurship;
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1989
Economics of information, digital library economics, cost-benefit analysis
Yiqi Li, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Southern California, 2021
Computational social science, network science, online communities, risk communication
Lee W. McKnight, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989
Wireless grids, Internet economics and policy, national and international technology policy
Sebastian Modrow, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Rostock, 2014
Cultural heritage preservation, archives and special collections, history of the book
Megan Oakleaf, Professor,
Program Director, M.S. Library and Information Science, M.S. Library and Information Science: School Media, and CAS in School Library Media
Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2006
Evolution and assessment of information services; theories, methods, and assessment of user education; information services in academic libraries
Carsten S. Oesterlund, Professor, Associate Dean for Research
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, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith 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
Crisis informatics, cultural competence, information equity and justice
Christopher Perrello, Assistant Teaching Professor
M.S., Syracuse University, 2013
Interviewing, Communication and Rhetorical Studies, Information Reporting and Presentation, Career Development, Professional Communication, Research Methods, Instructional Teaching Methods
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, Professor of Practice
Senior Vice President for Digital Transformation and Chief Digital Officer
M.S., Syracuse University, 1997
Content/knowledge management systems, web-based management tools (including log analysis), user behavior on the Internet
Jeffrey Saltz, Associate Professor,
Program Director M.S. Applied Data Science, M.S. Information Systems, and M.S. Information Systems for Executives
Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology
Data science, startup ecosystems, experiential learning
Steven B. Sawyer, Professor, Core Faculty of Renee Crown Honors Program
D.B.A., Boston University, 1995
Social informatics, design and development of information systems, information and communication technologies in organizational and social change
Carl Schramm, University Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1973
Economics, entrepreneurship 
Jeffrey M. Stanton, Professor
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1997
Cognitive-affective models of motivation, evaluation and behavior, science and technology, research methods including psychometrics and statistics
Jennifer Stromer-Galley, Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2002
Strategic communication on social media, online political participation, human-computer interaction
Zhasmina Tacheva, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Management, SUNY Buffalo 2020
Artificial Intelligence, data science, critical data studies
Lu Xiao, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2008
Collaborative and social computing, digital humanities, community informatics
Bei Yu, Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Natural language processing, machine learning, opinion mining
Ping Zhang, Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1995
Human-computer interaction; affective, cognitive, and behavior aspects of human interaction with technology