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MemberJoseph Dunne-Howrie

My pedagogical focus is on two areas: performative writing as a method of documentation and an interdisciplinary framework that draws on theories of information science and modern populist movements to read new modalities of performance in the contexts of immersive performance and the digital. I split my time as lecturer in Library & Information Science at City, University of London and module coordinator for Performative Writing/Vade Mecum at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance.

MemberZbigniew Osiński

From 1996 to this day – I am employed at the Faculty of Humanities MCS University in Lublin: 1996-1999 employed as a teaching assistant, 1999 –  2008 as an assistant professor at the Institute of History; 2008 – 2012 as an assistant professor at the Institute of Library and Information Science, from 2012 as an associate professor at the same institute; from 2009 I’m a chief of Department of Information Science; Research interests: Information science: educational and scientific Internet database; sources for humanities research available on the Internet; Internet as a space for humanists scientific communication; information architecture and usability of educational and scientific services; bibliometrics and webometrics; Digital humanities: information visualization and data analysis of large collections of text and graphics objects, the efficiency of transfer of information and knowledge through infographics, humanities on the Internet;

MemberAnna Newman

I am a librarian who is passionate about open knowledge and public humanities. Currently I’m a Librarian for Digital Academic Strategies at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. I previously worked as the Open Access Specialist at Boston University and received my M.S. in Library and Information Science from Simmons College. In my career as a librarian, I have advocated for open access to information, educated others about open access practices, and coordinated programming to promote the use of open educational resources. I am also active in a number of public humanities projects that promote community building, self-reflection, and social justice. I am a member of the SPARC Open Education Leadership Program 2018-19 cohort.

MemberMark Wardecker

I’m an instructional technologist with a background in classical studies English literature, and library and information science. Some particular areas of interest are Latin poetry, Roman history, and sensational literature of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries.   I am also interested in the digital humanities/liberal arts and how digital scholarly communication is changing not only how content is being shared but the nature of that content, itself. Lately, I have been working a great deal with virtual and augmented reality, 3D fabrication, games, and simulations.

MemberBrittni Ballard

(she/her) I’m a a critical, feminist teaching librarian who actively pursues open pedagogy as a student advocate. Game-based learning, specifically gamification and serious games, grounded in constructivism and self-determination theory guide my practice. I received her Master of Library and Information Science from University of Maryland (UMD), College Park and her Bachelor of Arts in Secondary English Education from Purdue University. My professional interests are intertwined with my oldest sibling identity, board and video games passion, and rural Midwesterner experiences. Specifically, I strive to promote curiosity by play, celebrate failures through design thinking, center students in participatory design, and foster inclusivity with cultural humility. Learn on, game long, and prosper!

MemberCorinne Kennedy

Corinne Kennedy serves as Assistant Professor/Humanities Librarian atMississippi State University (MSU).  Previously, she was employed in the Architecture Library at the Georgia Institute of Technology (GA Tech) from 2010 – 2017.  She graduated from the University of Georgia in May 2007 with a bachelor’s in fine arts in Art History. Ms. Kennedy went on to receive a Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Southern Mississippi in May 2013, graduating with honors.  Her research and teaching interests incorporate the use of images to teach advanced research skills.  Recently, she completedthe National Endowment for the Humanities Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities: Textual Data and Digital Texts in the Undergraduate Classroom.  Currently, Ms. Kennedy resides in Starkville, MS, USA.