Faculty & Staff

Faculty

  Name Contact Research Areas
photo: Barry

Carol Barry, Ph.D.

Interim Director

Associate Professor

270 Coates Hall

225-578-1480

carolbarry@lsu.edu

  • Human information seeking and evaluation
  • User-centered approaches to information system design
  • User-centered approaches to services and resources within libraries, archives, and information centers
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Edward Benoit III, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

269 Coates Hall

225-578-1469

ebenoit@lsu.edu

  • Community Archives, Participatory Archives, Archival Access, Digital Collections, Audiovisual Materials, and Archival Pedagogy.
photo: Jin

Tao Jin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

273 Coates Hall

225-578-1486

taojin@lsu.edu

  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Knowledge Management
  • Business Information seeking and Processing
  • Records and Information Management
photo: Ju 

Boryung Ju, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

274 Coates Hall

225-578-1460

bju1@lsu.edu

 
  • HCI (Human Computer Interaction): Interface Design and Evaluation; User Modeling; Usability Analysis;
  • Knowledge Sharing; Distributed Scientific Collaboration
 
photo: Stauffer 

Suzanne M. Stauffer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor 

277 Coates Hall

225-578-1461

stauffer@lsu.edu

 
  • Print culture (history of the socio-cultural aspects of books, libraries, communication, reading, publishing, authorship, etc.)
  • History of children’s services in public libraries and school libraries
  • Reading and literacy, especially emergent literacy/early literacy
  • Lifelong education and self-education
  • Librarianship as a profession, including education for librarianship
  • Gender issues in librarianship 
photo: Stewart  J. Brenton Stewart, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

271 Coates Hall

225-578-1463

brentonstewart@lsu.edu

 
  • Primarily focused on print & digital culture and information labor
  • Information Organizations
  • Academic Libraries
 
photo: Wu 

Yejun Wu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

272 Coates Hall

225-578-1489

wuyj@lsu.edu

  • Knowledge organization systems (classification, taxonomy, thesaurus, topic maps, ontology)
  • Information retrieval systems (especially cross-language information retrieval and text classification)
  • Computational linguistics for text analysis
  • Open-source information analysis education (including critical thinking)
 
photo: Yang 

Seungwon Yang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 

272 Coates Hall

225-578-7411

seungwonyang@lsu.edu
  • Information Archiving, Analysis, and Visualization
  • Digital Libraries & Information Systems
  • Information Retrieval
  • Topic Identification 

 

Staff

  Name Contact
photo: Rozas 

Nicole Rozas

Administrative Assistant

 

267 Coates Hall

225-578-3159

nrozas@lsu.edu

photo: Turnage 

Melissa Turnage

Administrative Coordinator 
of Academic Services

298 Coates Hall

225-578-3150

mturnage@lsu.edu

Contact Information

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday-Friday
267 Coates Hall

Phone: 225-578-3158
Fax: 225-578-4581

EMAIL

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