The Rutgers School of Communication and Information (SC&I) has announced four new faculty members that will join its Library and Information Science (LIS) Department in fall 2019.
The new faculty members are: Warren Allen, who joins Rutgers as Assistant Teaching Professor and Director of the Information Technology and Informatics (ITI) Program; E.E. Lawrence, a doctoral candidate in the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Britt Paris, an information studies scholar focused on developing a sociotechnical understanding of how groups understand, build, and use Internet infrastructure in accordance to their value systems; and Gretchen Stahlman, a Ph.D. candidate in the University of Arizona’s School of Information.
“Rutgers LIS Department is very excited to be welcoming these four outstanding new faculty members,” said Department Chair Marie Radford. “Our Department is experiencing a period of rapid growth in enrollment in both our Masters of Information, as well as our Information, Technology, and Informatics undergraduate programs. These accomplished new faculty will bring a range of talents to enhance our research reach and innovative curriculum development.”
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