Wayne State University

Faculty Profiles

Jon Cawthorne
Jon Cawthorne
Dean
3100 Undergraduate Library
313-577-4020
jon.cawthorne@wayne.edu

Jon E. Cawthorne, Ph.D. became dean of the Wayne State University Library System and the University’s School of Information Sciences on Aug. 1, 2017. Located in the heart of...
Stephen Bajjaly
Stephen Bajjaly
Associate Dean and Professor
106 Kresge
313-577-0350
bajjaly@wayne.edu

Stephen Bajjaly joined the School of Library and Information Science in August 2007.  Bajjaly is the chief academic and administrative officer for the school.  In this capacity,...
Hermina Anghelescu
Hermina Anghelescu
Professor
3rd floor Kresge Library
888-497-8754 ext. 700
ag7662@wayne.edu

Hermina G.B. Anghelescu is a Professor in the School of Library and Information Science. She holds a MLIS and a PhD from the University of Texas at Austin and a degree in foreign...
Joan Beaudoin
Joan Beaudoin
Associate Professor
Kresge Library 300.03
888-497-8754 ext. 701
ee4525@wayne.edu

Joan E. Beaudoin is an Associate Professor in the School of Library and Information Science. Prior to coming to Wayne State University she was a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian...
Timothy  Bowman
Timothy Bowman
Assistant Professor
300.03 Kresge Library
313-577-3718
timothy.d.bowman@wayne.edu

Timothy D. Bowman is an Assistant Professor in the School of Library and Information Science. Prior to joining the SLIS faculty, Timothy completed a one year postdoctoral...
Deborah Charbonneau
Deborah Charbonneau
Associate Professor
888-497-8754 FREE ext. 709
dcharbon@wayne.edu

Deborah Charbonneau is an Associate Professor in the School of Information Sciences. Prior to joining the faculty, she held positions at the Vera P. Shiffman Medical Library at...
Christine D'Arpa
Christine D'Arpa
Assistant Professor
1.313.577.4462
cl0091@wayne.edu
Jennifer  Gustafson
Jennifer Gustafson
Practicum Coordinator
888-497-8754 ext. 717
ad9667@wayne.edu

Jennifer Moldwin Gustafson is the Practicum Coordinator for the School of Library and Information Science. Previously the Head of the Research Library & Archives at the...
Peter  Hook
Peter Hook
Assistant Professor
888-497-8754 ext. 712
peter.hook@wayne.edu

Prior to joining the faculty at SLIS, Peter practiced law for two years and worked ten years as an academic law librarian at the University of Illinois and Indiana University....
Kafi Kumasi
Kafi Kumasi
Associate Professor
3rd Floor Kresge Library
888-497-8754 ext. 714
ak4901@wayne.edu

Kafi D. Kumasi is an associate professor of library and information science (LIS) at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, where she teaches in the areas of school library media,...
Bin Li
Bin Li
Senior Lecturer
302 Kresge
888-497-8754 ext. 707
binli@wayne.edu

Dr. Bin Li taught at an Information Management Program at Beijing Foreign Studies University in China before she came to the US for her doctoral studies.  After she got her PhD...
Kim Schroeder
Kim Schroeder
Lecturer
Third Floor of Kresge Cube 100.6
313-577-9783
ag1797@wayne.edu

Coordinator of the Archival Administration Certificate ProgramCareer AdvisorFaculty Advisor of the NDSA Student GroupCoordinator of Alternate Spring BreakPracticum Coordinator for...
Laura Sheble
Laura Sheble
Assistant Professor
300.14 Purdy
888-497-8754 ext. 704
aj0151@wayne.edu
Dian Walster
Dian Walster
Professor
310 Kresge Library
888-497-8754 ext. 710
ah1984@wayne.edu

What do 19th century English romanticism and online teaching have in common? They feature in an autoethnography being written by Dr. Dian Walster and represent the range of her...
Xiangmin Zhang
Xiangmin Zhang
Associate Professor
888-497-8754
ae9101@wayne.edu

Teaching: Website Development; Information Architecture; Building Web-based Information Services; Human-Computer Interaction; Information TechnologyResearch, service