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Program Welcomes Three New Faculty Members

September 10, 2008

The LIS Program is pleased to welcome three new faculty members for the 2008-2009 academic year. 

Dr. Maria Gonzalez, Assistant Professor, received her PhD in April 2008 from the School of Information at University of Texas (UT), Austin.  Dr. Gonzalez also holds an MLIS from UT and a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from UCLA.  Prior to entering the LIS field, Dr. Gonzalez had a long, successful career in the construction industry.  Dr. Gonzalez’s teaching and research interests include public/urban libraries, preservation administration and cultural heritage policy.  For the fall 2008 semester, Dr. Gonzalez is teaching online sections of LIS 6010 and LIS 6120. She can be reached at eb9414@wayne.edu.
 
Dr. Scout Calvert, Assistant Professor, received her PhD in June 2008 from the University of California, Santa Cruz.  Dr. Calvert also holds a master’s degree in Information Resources and Library Science from the University of Arizona and a bachelor’s degree in Gender Studies from the New College of California in San Francisco.  Dr. Calvert has over 10 years of experience working in public and school libraries and continued to work as a part-time librarian during her doctoral program.  Dr. Calvert’s research interests include science and technology studies (STS) and feminist methodologies.  For the fall 2008 semester, Dr. Calvert is teaching on-campus sections of LIS 6010 and LIS 6210. She can be reached at eb8452@wayne.edu.
 
Ms. Nancy Czech, Lecturer, is a December 2007 MLIS graduate of the LIS Program at Wayne State.  Ms. Czech, a Winter 2008 adjunct faculty member, will continue her long association working closely with Professors Dr. John Heinrichs, Dr. Bin Li, and Ms. Jan Utz in the information management concentration.  For the fall 2008 semester, Ms. Czech is teaching online sections of LIS 7420 and LIS 7435. She can be reached at ay0325@wayne.edu.