Faculty and Staff
Prof. Kinyatti has published numerous articles in reference books. Her research interests focus on gender discrimination in education and violence in Africa with a special emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). She is also interested in administration in academic libraries and school libraries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Professor Cleary's current research interests include open access journals and their effect on library collections, faculty publishing patterns and student bibliographies. He has one peer reviewed article published on this subject. Library facility development in a planned urban environment and public informations's effect on urban development is another area of research interest. Professor Cleary is contributing book reviews to Choice.
A historian by training, Prof. Drobnicki writes on both historical and library-related topics, and has also contributed biographical profiles to various subject encyclopedias. He has long been interested in the subject of controversial materials in libraries, particularly Holocaust-denial literature.
Prof. Megwalu has conducted research and published articles on teaching strategies, use of Second Life in teaching and learning, and academic social networking. She has published articles in peer-reviewed journals such as THE REFERENCE LIBRARIAN and SCIENCE & CHILDREN. She has written reviews for CHOICE and ARBA. Prof. Megwalu is a peer-reviewer for the JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. Prof. Megwalu is the Subject Editor of Computer and Information Technologies for RCL/ ACRL. Currently, she has been continuing her research on the use of social networking tools in scholarly communication.
In addition to teaching and research, Prof. Megwalu is also involved in public service; in 2012, she organized a book drive and helped establish the first-ever library for the children of Mikundi Primary School in Malawi through African Library Project.
Prof. Sheidlower has published several biographical articles relating to various topics from terrorism to American cinema. He has just published a book on using humor to teach information literacy which he co-wrote with Joshua Vossler of Carolina Coastal University in Conway, South Carolina. He has presented at several conferences as both an invited keynote speaker and a panelist on topics ranging from humor and teaching in the library to working with the disabled in library settings.
Research interests include library instruction, information literacy, reference databases, Internet resources, classical music, violin pedagogy, business and finance, and sports. Published three books, several articles, and biographical essays relating to these fields.
Krepp, Kenneth, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Lucas, Pamela, Adjunct Lecturer
Skir, Holly, Adjunct Lecturer
College Laboratory Technician
Sarwar, Jahed, College Laboratory Technician