SIG-IEP Officers


Kenneth Haggerty
University of Memphis, Tennessee
Kenneth Haggerty is the User Interfaces Librarian/Assistant Professor for the University of Memphis. He joined the University of Memphis Libraries in 2016. His responsibilities include providing leadership and direction for the design, development, and implementation of the various online interfaces that provide access to the resources and services of the University Libraries. As a member of the University Libraries’ faculty, he participates in the Collection Development Program, the User Instruction Program, staffing of the Research and Information Services (RIS) desk, and also serves as Liaison Librarian to one or more academic department(s). Haggerty has a PhD in Information Science & Learning Technologies from the University of Missouri and a Master’s in Library and Information Science from the University of Alabama.


Abigail Phillips,
Utah State University



Brandi Loveday-Chesley
SUNY Albany, Student
Past SIG Cabinet Director, ASIST; Past SIG IEP Chair, Co-Chair, Communications Officer; Currently employed at NYSIF in SQA and Application Risk Management while finishing her certificate of advanced study in cyber security. and information policy.


Dr. John Burgess
University of Alabama
John Burgess is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information Science at the University of Alabama. His research interests include intellectual freedom, library and information science ethics and intellectual property.

Cabinet Representative

AJ Million
University of Alabama
A.J. Million is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Michigan’s iSchool. His research pertains to the administration and development of public and nonprofit information resources. Currently, A.J. is studying grassroots civic engagement and social media as part of a National Science Foundation research grant. In 2017, he earned his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri, where his dissertation examined the relationship between bureaucratic organization and innovation in state department of transportation websites. He has published journal articles appearing in Cataloging and Classification Quarterly, the Journal of Library Administration, and OCLC Systems and Services. He also holds an M.A. in Library & Information Science from the University of Missouri and a B.A. in History from Drury University. Aside from these academic qualifications, A.J. possesses political organizing and nonprofit volunteer experience.