Faculty

Jeff Allen

Jeff M. Allen

Regents Professor 
Director, Center for Knowledge Solutions
Office: Discovery Park E295A
Email: Jeff.Allen@unt.edu

Ph.D., Penn State University
M.S., University of North Texas
B.A.A.S., University of North Texas
 

Research and Activities of Interest

Knowledge acquisition
Knowledge management
Workforce development and innovation
 

Research Overview


 
Yvonne Chandler

Yvonne Chandler

Associate Professor
Office: Discovery Park E295E
Phone: 940-565-3777
Email: Yvonne.Chandler@unt.edu


Ph.D., University of Michigan
M.S., Atlanta University
B.A., Clark College
 

Research and Activities of Interest

Legal Information Services and Research
Internet Resources and Services
Education for Library and Information Sciences


Hsia-Ching (Carrie) Chang

Hsia-Ching "Carrie" Chang

Assistant Professor
Office: Discovery Park E295L
Phone: 940-565-4253
Email: Hsia-Ching.Chang@unt.edu

 

Ph.D., State University of New York, Albany
M.A., National Taipei University, Taiwan
M.S., State University of New York, Albany
B.A., National Taipei University, Taiwan
 

Research and Activities of Interest

Adoption/Diffusion of Social Media
Business Analytics
Knowledge/Science Mapping
Cloud Computing Security
Bibliometrics/Scientometrics/Webometrics
Information Architecture
Human Information Interaction


Jiangping Chen

Jiangping Chen

Professor and Chair
Director, Information Science Ph.D. Program
Office: Discovery Park E292BA
Phone: 940-369-8393
Email: Jiangping.Chen@unt.edu

Ph.D., Syracuse University
M.S., Library of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
B.S., Wuhan University, China
 

Research and Activities of Interest

Data Analysis and Data Science
Digital Libraries
Information Retrieval and Access
Information Systems


Ana Cleveland

Ana Cleveland

Sarah Law Kennerly Endowed Professor
Regents Professor
Office: Discovery Park E297E
Phone: 940-565-3559
Email: Ana.Cleveland@unt.edu


Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
M.S., Case Western Reserve University
B.S., University of Texas
 

Research and Activities of Interest

Medical Informatics

Junhua Ding

Professor
Director, Data Science Programs
Office: Discovery Park E292G
Phone: 940-565-2186
Email: Junhua.Ding@unt.edu 

Ph.D., Florida International University
M.S., Nanjing University, China
B.S., China University of Geosciences, China
 

Research and Activities of Interest

Data Science and Engineering
Machine Learning
Software Engineering
Biomedical Computation


Yunfei Du

Yunfei Du

Professor
Associate Dean of Academics
Office: Discovery Park E296P
Phone: 940-369-8093
Email: Yunfei.Du@unt.edu

Ph.D., University of North Texas
MLS., University of North Texas
B. S., Anhui Normal University, China
B. A., Nanjing University, China

Research and Activities of Interest

Academic Libraries
International Librarianship
Learning Styles
eLearning


Larry Enoch

Larry Enoch

Senior Lecturer
Director, Houston Program
Office: Discovery Park E295P
Phone: 940-565-2760
Email: Lawrence.Enoch@unt.edu

Ph.D. University of North Texas
M.L.S. North Texas State University
B.S. Kansas State University
 

Research and Activities of Interest

Information Organization
Design Theory
Information Access
Special Libraries


Sarah Evans

Sarah Evans

Assistant Professor
Office: Discovery Park E295C
Phone: 940-369-8102
Email: Sarah.Evans@unt.edu

Ph.D. University of Washington
M.L.I.S. University of Washington
B.A. University of Washington
 

Research and Activities of Interest

Voluntary Learning
Public Libraries
Reader's Advisory
Library Services for Youth
Literature for Youth
Pop Culture and Fan Studies
Adolescent Literacies and Identities


Suliman Hawamdeh

Suliman Hawamdeh

Professor
Office: Discovery Park E298J
Phone: 940-565-3690
Email: Suliman.Hawamdeh@unt.edu

Ph.D. University of Sheffield
M.L.S. University of Michigan
B.S. Birzeit University
 

Research and Activities of Interest

Knowledge Management
Library Services and Digital Resource Management
Content, Document and Records Management
Learning Organization and Organizational Learning

   
Lingzi Hong

Lingzi Hong

Assistant Professor
Office: Discovery Park E292E
Phone: 940-565-8545
Email: Lingzi.Hong@unt.edu 

Ph.D. University of Maryland College Park
M.S. Beijing Normal University, China
B.S. Beijing Normal University, China

Research and Activities of Interest

Data Science and Engineering
Urban Computing
Crisis Informatics
Data Ethics

 

 

 

   

               

Jeanghyun "Annie" Kim

Jeonghyun "Annie" Kim

Associate Professor
Office: Discovery Park E297G
Phone: 940-369-5408
Email: Jeonghyun.Kim@unt.edu

Ph.D. Rutgers University
M.A. Ewha Woman's University, Korea
B.A. Ewha Woman's University, Korea

Research and Activities of Interest

Digital Curation and Data Management
Digital Libraries
Information Behavior and Interaction
Library and Information Science Education


 
Shawne D. Miksa

Shawne D. Miksa

Associate Professor
Office: Discovery Park E297N
Phone: 940-565-3560
Email: Shawne.Miksa@unt.edu

 

Ph.D., Florida State University
M.L.S., Florida State University
B.A., University of Central Florida
 

Research and Activities of Interest

Organization, control and access to information resources
Theory development in LIS
Information behavior
Bibliometrics and scholarly and scientific communication
History and foundation of library and information sciences, history of science
LIS education in information organization


William Moen

William Moen

Associate Professor
Director, BS in Information Science and Applied Technology
Office: Discovery Park E2928
Phone: 
Email: William.Moen@unt.edu

 

Ph.D., Information Transfer, Syracuse University
M.L.S., Lousiana State University
​B.A., Philosophy, University of Montana

Research and Activities of Interest

Information Organization
Metadata
Digital Repositories
Networked Information Discovery & Retrieval
Information Technology Standards Development & Implementation
Information Policy
Evaluation


Brian O'Connor

Brian O'Connor

Professor
Office: Discovery Park E292P
Phone: 940-565-2347
Email: Brian.O'Connor@unt.edu


Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
M.A., Film, Montclair University
M.L.I.S., Library and Information Studies, University of California, Berkeley
​A.B., Greek and Latin, Dartmouth College

Research and Activities of Interest

Image Document Access
Information Seeking Behavior
Browsing, Representation of Questions and Documents

 
Jodi Philbrick

Jodi Philbrick

Senior Lecturer
Office: Discovery Park E295J
Phone: 940-369-5880
Email: Jodi.Philbrick@unt.edu


Ph.D., University of North Texas
M.S.L.S., University of North Texas
B.A., University of Houston
 

Research and Activities of Interest

Health Informatics
Health Sciences Libraries
Competencies for Information Professionals
Social Media, Mobile Technology, and Information Access


Barbara Schultz-Jones

Barbara Schultz-Jones

Associate Professor
Director, School and Youth Librarianship Programs
Office: Discovery Park E296G
Phone: 940-369-8081
Email: Barbara.Schultz-Jones@unt.edu


Ph.D., University of North Texas 
M.S.L.S., University of North Texas 
B.A., University of British Columbia

Research and Activities of Interest

Cataloging
Automation systems
Collaboration networks
Information behavior in context
Social network analysis


Daniella Smith

Daniella Smith

Associate Professor
Associate Director, Information Science Ph.D. Program
Office: Discovery Park E296E
Phone: 940-565-3569
Email: Daniella.Smith@unt.edu


Ph.D., Florida State University
M.S., Florida State University
B.S., Florida State University

Research and Activities of Interest

School Libraries
Children and Young Adult Services in Libraries
Library and Information Science Education
Information Seeking Behaviors
Educational Technology 
Social Media Analysis
Distance Learning

 
Tricia Kuon

Tricia Kuon

Multiple Year Lecturer
Office: Discovery Park E296A
Phone:
Email: Tricia.Kuon@unt.edu


Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction University of Wyoming
M.S., Library Science University of Wyoming
B.A., Elementary Education University of Wyoming

 

Research and Activities of Interest

Makerspaces
Library Innovations
Virtual Reality Uses in School
 

 
Xin Wang

Xin Wang

Senior Lecturer
Office: Discovery Park E296L
Phone: 940-369-5983
Email: Xin.Wang@unt.edu


Ph.D., University of Missouri 
M.L.S., University of Missouri 
B.A., Shanxi University, China

Research and Activities of Interest

Usability & User Experience Research
Health Informatics
Human and Computer Interaction
Image System Design


Maurice Wheeler

Maurice Wheeler

Associate Professor
Office: Discovery Park E296N
Phone: 940-369-8191
Email: Maurice.Wheeler@unt.edu


Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
M.Mus., University of Michigan
M.I.L.S., University of Michigan
B.Mus., Shorter College
 

Research and Activities of Interest

Management
Leadership
Organizational Culture
Diversity
Public Libraries


Oksana Zavalina

Oksana Zavalina

Associate Professor
Office: Discovery Park E298G
Phone: 940-565-3776
Email: Oksana.Zavalina@unt.edu

 

Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
M.L.I.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
B.S. LIS, Kiev State Institute of Culture, Ukraine

 

Research and Activities of Interest

Information Organization, Access and Retrieval
Metadata, Cataloging and Classification
Subject Access
Semantic Web
Digital Libraries and Aggregations
Use of Information Systems


Emeritus Faculty

 

Donald Cleveland

Donald Cleveland
Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
M.L.S., University of Texas at Austin
M.S., Texas A&M University
B.A., Howard Payne College 
 


Philip "Phil" Turner
Professor Emeritus
Email: Philip.Turner@unt.edu


Ed.D., Inst. Tech., Texas A&M
M.S.L.S., Lib. Science, Texas A&M, Commerce 
M.S., Inst. Tech, University of Wisconsin LaCrosse 
B.S., Mathematics, Boston State College 

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Research and Activities of Interest
Communications
Special Materials Audio Visual
Telecommunications
Management of Libraries and Information Centers, School Media
Research Methods