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Abebe Rorissa

Abebe Rorissa Candidate for Member-at-Large Biography Expand Dr. Abebe Rorissa is Professor and Director of the iSchool (School of Information Sciences) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (as of July 1, 2021). Prior to joining the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, he was Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Development in the College of Emergency…

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Dirk Lewandowski

Dirk Lewandowski Candidate for President-Elect Biography Expand Dirk Lewandowski has been an engaged member of ASIS&T since joining the association in 2009. Since then, he has served in multiple roles in the organization, including Chair of the European Chapter 2019/20, when he led establishing ASIS&T’s Information Science Trends conference series. The European Chapter won the…

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Maria Bonn

Maria Bonn Candidate for Member-at-Large Biography Expand Maria Bonn is an Associate Professor and Director of the MS LIS and Certificate of Advanced Studies Programs at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. Her research focuses on scholarly communication and open culture and on collaboration in the humanities. She teaches…

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Joan Bartlett

Joan Bartlett Candidate for Member-at-Large Biography Expand Joan C. Bartlett is Associate Professor in the School of Information Studies at McGill University. She holds a Ph.D. in Information Studies, and a Master of Library Science from the University of Toronto. Her research perspective integrates task analysis approaches with information behaviour and information interaction, particularly in…

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Fei Shu

Fei Shu Candidate for Member-at-Large Biography Expand Fei Shu is a senior researcher at Chinese Academy of Science and Education Evaluation at Hangzhou Dianzi University. He completed two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Université de Montréal after obtaining his PhD in information studies at McGill University. He has become an ASIS&T member since 2013; he served as the…

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Ken Fleischmann

Ken Fleischmann Candidate for Member-at-Large Biography Expand Ken Fleischmann is a Professor in the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the Founding Director of Undergraduate Studies for the UT-Austin iSchool’s new undergraduate major in Informatics. He also serves as Founding Chair of Good Systems, a UT Grand Challenge, one…

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Jia Tina Du

Jia Tina Du Candidate for Member-at-Large Biography Expand Jia Tina Du is an Associate Professor of Information Studies and Director of the Information and Innovation Laboratory at the University of South Australia. Her Lab has hosted 21 international visiting scholars and collaborators from the United States, New Zealand, Indonesia, Bangladesh, and China since 2014. She…

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Tim Gorichanaz

Tim Gorichanaz Candidate for Member-at-Large Biography Expand Tim Gorichanaz, PhD, is Assistant Teaching Professor in the College of Computing & Informatics at Drexel University, where he also received his Ph.D. A well-regarded instructor in his department, he teaches broadly across the library and information science and human–computer interaction programs. Tim was selected for the 2021…

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John Budd

John Budd Candidate for Member-at-Large Biography Expand John M. Budd is Professor Emeritus in the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies of the University of Missouri. He has also served on the faculties of the University of Arizona and Louisiana State University. He has been active in professional associations for more than thirty years,…

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Naresh Agarwal

Naresh Agarwal Candidate for President-Elect Biography Expand Naresh Agarwal is an Associate Professor and Director of the Information Science & Technology Concentration at the School of Library and Information Science at Simmons University, Boston. He earned his Ph.D. from the National University of Singapore (NUS)’s Department of Information Systems, School of Computing. Naresh’s research area…

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