Faculty

Current Research Projects

iSchool faculty and researchers are conducting exciting, innovative projects in many areas of Information and Museum Studies. A number of projects have had a direct impact on information school education, service provision to local communities, and cultural institutions across Canada.

Our professors collaborate with academics from other major research institutions, as well as major partners from the information and communication technology community. Following is a summary of what they have accomplished over 2015-16, and what they are working on in 2017.

  • Christoph Becker, Assistant Professor & Director of the Digital Curation Institute

  • Jeffrey Boase, Associate Professor (UTM, cross-appointed)

  • Matthew Brower, Assistant Professor & Director, Master of Museum Studies (MMSt) Program

  • Kenzie Burchell, Assistant Professor (UTSC, cross-appointed)

  • Nadia Caidi, Associate Professor

  • Brett R Caraway, Assistant Professor (UTM, cross-appointed)

  • Mark Chignell, Professor & Director, Knowledge Media Design Institute

  • Chun Wei Choo, Professor

  • Nicole Cohen, Assistant Professor (UTM, cross-appointed)

  • Costis Dallas, Associate Professor & Director, Collaborative Programs

  • Alessandro Delfanti, Assistant Professor (UTM, cross-appointed)

  • Juris Dilevko, Associate Professor

  • Wendy Duff, Professor & Dean

  • Fiorella Foscarini, Associate Professor & Director, Concurrent Registration Option (CRO)

  • Alan Galey, Associate Professor & Director, Master of Information (MI) Program

  • Sara Grimes, Associate Professor & Associate Director, Semaphore Lab

  • Jenna Hartel, Associate Professor

  • Lynne C. Howarth, Professor, Former Dean of the iSchool

  • Patrick Keilty, Assistant Professor

  • Cara Krmpotich, Associate Professor

  • Kelly Lyons, Associate Professor & Associate Dean, Academic

  • Heather MacNeil, Professor & Director, PhD and Research Masters Program

  • Vicky McArthur, Assistant Professor (UTM, cross-appointed)

  • Rhonda McEwen, Associate Professor (UTM, cross-appointed)

  • Irina D. Mihalache, Assistant Professor

  • Cosmin Munteanu, Assistant Professor (UTM, cross-appointed)

  • Jeremy Packer, Associate Professor (UTM, cross-appointed), Associate Dean, Graduate ICCIT

  • David Phillips, Associate Professor & Director, Undergraduate Programming

  • Matt Ratto, Associate Professor & Director of the Semaphore Research Cluster and Critical Making Lab

  • Seamus Ross, Professor, Former Dean of the iSchool

  • Aviv Shachak, Associate Professor (Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, UofT, cross-appointed)

  • Leslie Regan Shade, Professor & Associate Dean, Research

  • Sarah Sharma, Associate Professor & Director, McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology (UTM)

  • Brian Cantwell Smith, Professor, Former Dean of the iSchool

  • Alan Stanbridge, Associate Professor (UTSC, cross-appointed)

  • Siobhan Stevenson, Associate Professor & Director, Co-op Program

  • Anthony Wensley, Associate Professor (UTM, cross-appointed)

  • Eric Yu, Professor