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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2008-2010 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Communication, Information and Library Studies 194  

Communication, Information and Library Studies 194

Degree Program Offered:Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program: Professor Craig Scott, School of Communication, Information and Library Studies, 4 Huntington Street, College Avenue Campus (732-932-7500, ext. 8270; Fax: 732-932-6916)

Website: http://scils.rutgers.edu

Email: dirphd@scils.rutgers.edu

Members of the Graduate Faculty

Mark Aakhus, Associate Professor of Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., Arizona
Organizational communication; decision-making and disputing processes; new communication technology

Jerome Aumente, Professor Emeritus of Journalism and Mass Media, SCILS; Director, Journalism Resources Institute; M.S., Columbia
Communication and information technology

Nicholas J. Belkin, Professor of Library and Information Science, SCILS;
Ph.D., London (UK)
Information science and technology

Ralph Blasingame, Professor Emeritus of Library and Information Science, SCILS; D.L.S., Columbia
Management

Galina Bolden, Assistant Professor of Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Language and social interaction; conversation analysis

Jack Bratich, Associate Professor of Journalism and Media Studies, SCILS; Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana)
Critical/cultural studies of media; popular culture theory and politics

Marija Dalbello, Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, SCILS; Ph.D., Toronto (Canada)
Print and digital literacy; orality; print culture; textual communities; social memory

Marya Doerfel, Associate Professor of Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo) Organizational communication; organizational culture; network analysis; semantic network analysis

Gustav W. Friedrich, Professor of Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., Kansas
Communication theory; instructional communication; applied communication

Jennifer Gibbs, Assistant Professor of Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., Southern California
Organizational communication; mediated communication; global virtual teams

David Greenberg, Associate Professor of Journalism and Media Studies, SCILS; Ph.D., Columbia
History of politics, culture, ideas; journalism and media in the United States

Kathryn Greene, Associate Professor of Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., Georgia
Health-message design targeting; adolescent risk taking; and disclosure of health issues

Carol Gordon, Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, SCILS; Ph.D., Boston
Concept formation and information search in young people

Jacek Gwizdka, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science, SCILS; Ph.D., Toronto
Human-computer interaction; personal information management; user profiling

Paul B. Kantor, Professor of Library and Information Science, SCILS; Ph.D., Princeton
Information and decision systems; information economics; evaluation; interfaces

James E. Katz, Professor of Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Societal and policy implications of telecommunications and new communication technologies

Susan Keith, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Media Studies, SCILS; Ph.D., North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
Mass media ethics and journalistic decision making; mass communication law

Montague Kern, Associate Professor of Journalism and Media Studies, SCILS; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins
Mass media and public policy; political communication

Robert W. Kubey, Professor of Journalism and Media Studies, SCILS; Ph.D., Chicago
Mass communication theory and effects

Deepa Kumar, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Media Studies, SCILS; Ph.D., Pittsburgh
Critical media studies; globalization; class; gender; social movements; war

Michael E. Lesk, Professor of Library and Information Science, SCILS; Ph.D., Harvard
Digital libraries; digital preservation; and the economics of digital information

Laurie Lewis, Associate Professor of Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., California (Santa Barbara )
Organizational communication; organizational change; NPOs; collaboration

Ya-Ling Lu, AssistantProfessor of Library and Information Science,SCILS; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Children's literature; children's services; information use, need, and seeking

Jennifer S. Mandelbaum, Associate Professor of Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., Texas (Austin)
Interpersonal communication; conversation analysis

Regina Marchi, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Media Studies, SCILS; Ph.D., California (San Diego)
Social movements and news; grassroots media; Latino popular culture and media

Claire McInerney, Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, SCILS; Ph.D., SUNY (Albany)
Knowledge management; information ethics; virtual organizations

Hartmut B. Mokros, Professor of Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., Chicago
Interpersonal communication; health and communication; research methods

Daniel O. O'Connor, Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, SCILS; Ph.D., Syracuse
Research methods; library science

John V. Pavlik, Professor of Journalism and Media Studies, SCILS; Director, Journalism Resources Institute; Ph.D., Minnesota
Journalism technology and new media technologies; Spanish-language media

Michael Pazzani, Professor of Computer Science, SAS, and Vice President for Research and Graduate and Professional Education; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Machine learning and artificial intelligence

Marie L. Radford, Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, SCILS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Interpersonal and nonverbal communication; librarian-user interactions; media stereotypes; cultural studies; qualitative methods

Barbara Reed, Associate Professor of Journalism and Media Studies, SCILS; Ph.D., Ohio
Ethnic press, history and contemporary; magazine journalism

Jeffrey Robinson, Associate Professor of Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Physician-patient and interpersonal interaction; qualitative research

Brent D. Ruben, Professor of Communication, Executive Director, Center for Organizational Development and Leadership, SCILS; Ph.D., Iowa
Communication theory; communication and information systems; health and medical communication

Tefko Saracevic, Professor of Library and Information Science, SCILS; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve
Information science; information education; management; information seeking and retrieving

Craig R. Scott, Associate Professor of Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., Arizona State Organizational communication; new communication technologies; anonymity

William S. Solomon, Associate Professor of Journalism and Media Studies, SCILS; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Sociology of mass media; historical sociology; labor studies

Anselm Spoerri, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science, SCILS; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Information visualization; information appliances

Lea P. Stewart, Professor of Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., Purdue
Organizational communication; communication and gender; communication ethics

Jennifer Theiss, Assistant Professor of Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., Wisconsin
Interpersonal communication; romantic relationships; family dynamics

Ross J. Todd, Associate Professor of Library and Information Science; SCILS; Ph.D., Sydney
Human information behavior; adolescents' information seeking and utilization; school librarianship; knowledge management

Betty J. Turock, Professor Emerita of Library and Information Science, SCILS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Management; information services

Jana Varlejs, Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, SCILS; Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)
Continuing professional education; library education

Nina Wacholder, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science, SCILS; Ph.D., CUNY
Organization of information; information access; computational linguistics

Sherry L. Vellucci,Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science, SCILS; Ph.D.,Columbia
Metadata; music cataloging; metadata education; organizational systems

Itzhak Yanovitzky, Assistant Professor of Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Health communication persuasion; communication and social changes; research methodology

Xiangmin Zhang, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science, SCILS; Ph.D., Toronto (Canada)
Interactive information retrieval; human-computer interaction

Associate Members of the Graduate Faculty

Jeffrey Boase, Assistant Professor of Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., Toronto
Mediated communication; personal networks

Caron Chess, Associate Professor of Human Ecology, SEBS; Ph.D., SUNY (CESF) Environmental communication; risk communication; public participation

Nelson L. Chou, Librarian II, Head, East Asian Library; Ph.D., Chicago
Library and information science; history of books and libraries; East Asian librarianship; computational linguistics

Vikki Sara Katz, Assistant Professor of Communication, SCI; Ph.D., Southern California
Community health interventions; immigrant family dynamics; ethnic media

Smaranda Muresan, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science, SCILS; Ph.D., Columbia
Natural language processing; digital libraries and machine learning

Mor Naaman, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science, SCILS; Ph.D., Stanford
Human-centered approaches to the study of social media and mobile information systems

Andrew Pleasant, Assistant Professor of Human Ecology, SEBS; Ph.D., Cornell
Health, environment, and science literacy and communication; social change

Joe Sanchez, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science, SCI; Ph.D., Texas (Austin)
Social media, gaming, and virtual world use within organizations and for play and learning

Jennifer R. Warren, Assistant Professor of Communication, SCI; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State
Community/web-based health intervention and information seeking; tobacco use; African Americans

Todd Wolfson, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Media Studies, SCI; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Intersection of new information and communication technologies and social movements

Adjunct Members of the Graduate Faculty

Michael J. Bzdak, Visiting Part-Time Lecturer in Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Organizational communication; corporate social responsibility; CSR theory and practice

Jon L. Oliver, Assistant Dean for Network and Information Technology, SCILS; M.S., Rutgers
Information retrieval and dissemination in distance education

Gary Radford, Professor of Communication, Fairleigh Dickinson; Ph.D., Rutgers
Communication theory and philosophy; semiotics; interpersonal communication

Doug Riecken, IBM TJ Watson Laboratories; Ph.D., Rutgers
Human-computer interaction; information personalization; intelligent user interfaces and agents

Michelle Scollo, Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication, SCILS; Ph.D., Massachusetts
Ethnography of communication; cultural and intercultural communication

 
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