IS Department welcomes new faculty member, John Marino

The IS Department is pleased to welcome new faculty member of the School Library Program, John Marino. John completed his Ph.D. at the University of Washington. His research interests include information behavior in context, the Big6 information problem-solving process, library programs for children and youth, digital learning environments, and LIS education. His research focuses on effective information behaviors in the problem-solving process, and how these are developed in children and youth through library programming. He is particularly interested in the role of sociotechnical context in information problem-solving. John has been a teacher-librarian and a technology integration specialist in the K-12 public schools. His prior degrees include a Master’s degree in Deaf Education from Gallaudet University and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Delaware.