Information Studies Faculty and Staff

The Department’s faculty have distinguished careers in disciplines that include:

 

  • Classification, indexing and access
  • Electronic information access technologies and users
  • Human-computer interactions
  • Archives and records management
  • Information literacy
  • Natural language processing and medical language processing
  • Multimedia organization and retrieval
  • Impact of information and communication technologies
  • Technology and learning

Information Studies Faculty and Staff

Faculty | Staff | Adjunct Faculty

Faculty

    Eppard, Philip B.

    Professor
    Information Science
    Chair, Information Science
    Campus Address: DR 106
    Phone: 518-442-5119
    Email: peppard@albany.edu

    Research Interests: Archives, records administration, preservation management, electronic records, history of recorded information

    Gervais, Norman

    Lecturer
    Information Science
    Campus Address: DR 141A
    Phone: 518-956-8246
    Email: ngervais@albany.edu

    Research Interests: Remote sensing, ecological modeling, GIS applications

    Horowitz, Lenore Gervais

    Professor of Practice
    Information Science
    Online Teaching Consultant: Institute for Teaching, Learning and Academic Leadership (ITLAL)
    Campus Address: DR 141B
    Phone: 518-956-8245
    Email: lhorowitz@albany.edu

    Research Interests: Online pedagogy, the use of open content in education, online higher education curricula structure, mixed methods research approaches

    Iyer, Hemalata

    Associate Professor
    Information Science
    Campus Address: DR 145
    Phone: 518-442-5116
    Email: hiyer@albany.edu

    Research Interests: Knowledge organization and representation; metadata; human information behavior; health information needs and access; culture and representation of information; visual resources management

    Rorissa, Abebe

    Associate Professor
    Information Science
    Campus Address: DR 113
    Phone: 518-442-5123
    Email: arorissa@albany.edu

    Research Interests: Multimedia information organization and retrieval, measurement and scaling of users’ information need and their perceptions of multimedia information sources and services, use/acceptance/adoption/ impact of information communication technologies

    Sinn, Donghee

    Associate Professor
    Information Science
    Campus Address: DR 113
    Phone: 518-442-5117
    Email: dsinn@albany.edu

    Research Interests: Archives, archival research and public memory, archival use/user studies, personal archiving in the web environment, archiving web contents, public memory, Asian cultures and heritages.

    Stefl-Mabry, Joette

    Associate Professor
    Information Science
    Campus Address: DR 104
    Phone: 518-442-5120
    Email: jstefl@albany.edu

    Research Interests: Educational assessment and evaluation. Educating preservice and inservice educators in New York State and across the country . Program evaluation (K-12 through higher education) and working with educators throughout New York State on issues related to the effect of curriculum, assessment, evaluation and instruction on learning outcomes.

    Yuan, Xiaojun (Jenny)

    Assistant Professor
    Information Science
    Campus Address: DR 140D
    Phone: 518-591-8746
    Email: xyuan@albany.edu

    Research Interests: Information-seeking behavior, information retrieval, user interface design and evaluation, information visualization, usability testing, human-computer interaction, digital libraries

Staff

Adjunct Faculty

    Cortesi, Guy

    Professor of Practice
    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Campus Address: BA 313A
    Phone: 518-330-1096
    Email: gcortesi@albany.edu

    Research Interests: Effective use of information technology in distance reporting and virtual organizational settings; the relation of communication channel and task on group composition, participation, and performance in virtual organizations.

    Demissie, Dawit

    Lecturer
    Information Studies
    Affiliated Faculty
    Department of Computer Science
    Campus Address: Draper 116
    Phone: 518-442-5115
    Email: ddemissie@albany.edu

    Jorgensen, Daphne

    Assistant Dean/Adjunct Faculty
    Office of the Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    Campus Address: DR 116
    Phone: 518-956-8244
    Email: djorgensen@albany.edu