Faculty Members

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Bruce Fulton
Assistant Professor & Certificate Coordinator
Email: bfulton@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-4631
Office: 520-621-3565

Fulton is Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Graduate Certificates, and Academic Advisor for the Master's in LIS and Graduate Certificates at the University of Arizona School of Information. For advising hours and appointments, visit http://tinyurl.com/...
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Bryan Heidorn
Email: heidorn@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3565

P. Bryan Heidorn became the Director of the School of Information when the School of Information Resources and Library Science (SIRLS) merged with the School of Information Science, Technology and Arts (SISTA) in July 2015. From 2009 to 2015 he was the SIRLS Director. Prior to coming to the UA,...
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Steven Bethard
Assistant Professor
Email: bethard@email.arizona.edu
Office: Harvill 445A

Steven Bethard's research focuses on natural language processing and machine learning, especially constructing timelines from unstructured text, building information extraction models for clinical text, and automating educational feedback for personalized learning.

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Catherine Brooks
Founder and Director, Center for Digital Society and Data Studies (CDSDS); Associate Director, Arizona's iSchool (this School of Information); Assistant Professor
Email: cfbrooks@email.arizona.edu

Catherine Brooks (PhD, University of California), the iSchool's Associate Director, holds a joint appointment in the Department of Communication. She is also the founding Director of the new Center for Digital Society and Data Studies at UA http://cdsds....
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Paul Cohen
Email: prcohen@email.arizona.edu

I attended UCSD as an undergraduate, UCLA for a MA in Psychology, and Stanford University for a PhD in Computer Science and Psychology. In 1983, I became an assistant professor in Computer Science at the University of...
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Hong Cui
Director of Graduate Studies; Associate Professor, Information Technologies
Email: hongcui@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3565


Dr. Cui's research focuses on machine learning applications for semantic annotation of semi-structured information, with a current focus on biodiversity literature. She develops and evaluates machine learning and natural lanaguage processing algorithms for converting born-digital and...
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Diana Daly
Assistant Professor
Email: didaly@email.arizona.edu

I am an Assistant Professor in the University of Arizona in the School of Information focused on reading and analyzing of digital content on engagement and its spread along social channels.

In my scholarship and teaching I draw from and build on an interdisciplinary fund of knowledge...
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Don Fallis
Professor, School of Information; Adjunct Associate Professor, Philosophy; Faculty, GIDP in Cognitive Science
Email: fallis@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3565
Office: Harvill 445C
In order to survive and flourish, we...
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Martin H Fricke
Professor, School of Information
Email: mfricke@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 621 3491

Since 1990, Professor Martin Frické has studied logic and librarianship, the use of computers and symbolic logic on those artifacts of preservation that form the information bridge from the individual and instant of time to availability across individuals and persistence through time (JASIS,...
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Peter Jansen
Assistant Professor
Email: pajansen@email.arizona.edu
Office: 437C

I am a broadly interdisciplinary artificial intelligence researcher specializing in natural language processing and methods inspired by cognition and the brain.  I apply these to application areas in science and health...
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Cheryl Knott
Associate Professor, School of Information
Email: cherylknott@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3565


Cheryl Knott publishes in the area of information access broadly construed. Her book, Find the Information You Need!...
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Jamie Lee
Assistant Professor, Digital Culture, Information, and Society
Email: jalee2@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-3565 OFFICE / 626-6984 DIRECT
Office: School of Information, Harvill 435-A

Jamie A. Lee, Assistant Professor of Digital Culture, Information, and Society, attends to critical...
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Laura Ruth Lenhart
Assistant Professor
Email: lenhartl@email.arizona.edu
Office: SIRLS Room 6

Laura received her PhD from the University of Arizona in the spring of 2014. Her dissertation "Pluralism and Context: Intellectual Property and the Social Understandings of Intellectual Goods," employed normative cultural analysis, particularly ethics and epistemology, to shed light on...
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Gina Macaluso
Assistant Professor; Manager of Knowledge River
Email: ginamacaluso@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520 621-5220
FAX: 520 621-3279
Office: Room 12

Gina Macaluso joined the School of Information (SI) as the assistant professor and manager for the Knowledge River program (http://si.arizona.edu/knowledge-river-0) in 2013. Knowledge River is an educational experience within the School of...
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Kay Mathiesen
Associate Professor, School of Information
Email: kmathies@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-3561
Office: Harvill 445D

Kay Mathiesen is an Associate Professor with a research focus on information ethics and justice. She received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from University of California, Irvine. She uses her expertise in social epistemology, ethics, social philosophy, and political philosophy to analyze ethical...
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Patricia Montiel-Overall
Professor Emerita, School of Information
Email: overall@email.arizona.edu

Dr. Montiel-Overall is Professor Emerita of the School of Information at the University of Arizona. Her areas of research were children and young adult services, teacher and librarian collaboration, Latino language and culture, and cultural competence. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford...
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Clayton Morrison
Associate Professor
Email: claytonm@email.arizona.edu

Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Causal Inference, Knowledge Representation, Automated Planning

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Yotam Shmargad
Assistant Professor
Email: yotam@email.arizona.edu

        PhD, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
        MS, Columbia University
        BS, University of California, Los Angeles

        Dr. Shmargad is an Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona’s...
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Jessica L. Shumake
Assistant Professor
Email: shumake@email.arizona.edu

     PhD, Rhetoric and Composition, University of Arizona
     MA, Philosophy, University of Windsor
     BA, Philosophy and English, Christopher Newport University

     Jessica L....
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Carla Stoffle
Email: stofflec@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-3565
FAX: (520) 621-3279
Office: School of Information

Carla Stoffle was Dean of the University of Arizona Libraries from 1991 to 2013. At the same time she held the rank of Professor in The School of Information Resources and Library Science where she intermittently taught the Library Foundations course. From 1999 to 2001, she...
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Rich Thompson
Email: rmthomps@email.arizona.edu
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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences