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New Views: iSchool Hires 5 Tenure-Observe Assistant Professors – SJSU


Revealed June 7, 2022 by Hilary Meehan

I found one thing thrilling whereas flipping via my
2022 version of ALA’s American Libraries
SJSU iSchool
has employed 5 new tenure-track assistant
professors! Their names are
José Aguiñaga
, Jessica
, Ulia
, James
Norman Mooradian
. Welcome every body! 

As a Twenty first-century MLIS grad scholar with robust social justice,
user-centric and community-directed skilled values, the
hiring of those instructors is great information. Whereas I’ve lengthy
been impressed with the standard, expertise and variety of our
iSchool instruction, these new hires reinforce my appreciation of
the iSchool’s packages of research.

In case (like me) you missed
the announcement
, right here’s an inventory of our new assistant
professors’ areas {of professional} experience. Collectively, these
topical curiosity areas embrace however will not be restricted to:

  • Advocacy
  • Archival Description
  • Archives
  • Synthetic Intelligence (AI)
  • Assortment Improvement & Preservation
  • Copyright
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Information Ethics
  • Digital Archives
  • Digital Humanities
  • Digitization 
  • Rising Applied sciences
  • Gaming
  • Hispanic/Latinx Communities
  • Human Rights
  • Indigenous Librarianship & Collections 
  • Info and Society/Tradition
  • Educational Know-how 
  • Mental Property
  • Media
  • Misinformation
  • Museum Archives
  • Storytelling
  • Strategic Planning/Advertising/Lobbying
  • Usability, UX, and Internet Design
  • Digital Actuality
  • Visible Arts

Clearly, a substantial amount of thought went into the choice course of
and we college students will certainly profit.

Skilled Experiences & Upcoming Programs

José Aguiñaga: Group Faculty Libraries, Reference
Companies and Hispanic/Latinx Communities

Dr. Aguiñaga
serves as a member of the Reference &
Instruction Library school at Glendale Group
, North Campus in Arizona and has taught at SJSU’s
iSchool since 2020. Moreover, he’s the present Affiliation
of Faculty & Analysis Libraries (ACRL) liaison to the American
Affiliation of Group Faculties (AACC). As an instructional librarian,
Dr. Aguiñaga brings a wealth of expertise to our program
together with on-line studying administration, reference companies,
data literacy, workers supervision, program evaluation, and
amenities and price range oversight. Study extra about Dr. Aguiñaga’s
skilled background
right here
and right here.

Dr. Aguinaga’s Fall 2022 programs:

Jessica Bushey:  Museum Archives, Social Media
and AI

joins the iSchool from British Columbia the place they
have served as Archivist for the Museum of Northern Vancouver
(MONOVA), British
Columbia since 2018. Moreover, they maintain the Chair of the
Working Group on Reference and Entry with the
InterPARES Belief Analysis Group on Synthetic Intelligence and
via 2026. Bushey describes themself as an
archivist, artist, curator and scholar. Study extra about Dr.
Bushey’s skilled background right here and right here.

Dr. Bushey’s Fall 2022 programs:

Ulia Gosart: Indigenous Peoples Advocacy, Human Rights,
and Mentoring

(Popova) joins the iSchool from
UCLA’s Division of Info Research
the place she has taught
varied programs associated to archives, assortment improvement,
indigenous communities and mental property administration.
Skilled in intercultural pedagogy, Dr. Gosart is devoted to the
equitable and simply illustration of indigenous communities. She
has participated as a consultant and everlasting member of the
Nations Everlasting Discussion board on Indigenous Points
since 2004.
Study extra about Dr. Gosart right here
right here

Dr. Gosart’s Fall 2022 programs:

James Hodges: Digital Archives, Digital Software program
Preservation and Sport Research

joins us from the College of Texas at Austin’s
Faculty of Info
the place he has been the Fred M. Bullard
Postdoctoral Analysis Fellow since 2020. Moreover, since
2021, he has been the Junior Fellow on the Andrew W. Mellon Society of
Fellows in Important Bibliography at Uncommon E-book Faculty, College
of Virginia
. Dr.Hodges is dedicated to creating expertise work
for communities and growing methods for managing
misinformation. Study extra about Dr. Hodges right here
and right here.

Dr. Hodges’ Fall 2022 programs:

Norman Mooradian: Digital Ethics, Info Governance,
and AI

Dr. Mooradian
has lectured on the iSchool since 2017. He
holds a PhD in Philosophy with an emphasis in authorized research.
Previously a senior options analyst at Konica Minolta Enterprise
Options, USA
, Dr. Mooradian is now the schooling companies
lead for a similar agency, facilitating buyer enablement coaching
for OnBase,
overseeing buyer options coaching, and main a
skilled knowledge-sharing program. Moreover, he’s a
working member of the PDF Consortium (formally AIIM) Reliable Storage
Working Group 1 and the ANSI/AIIM C27 Trusted Techniques Working
Group which develop nationwide and worldwide requirements for
digital content material administration. Study extra about Dr. Mooradian

right here
and right here.

Dr. Mooradian’s Fall 2022 programs:

The Time is Now: Register for Fall Programs

Persevering with Common Session College students: Registration for normal
session fall programs is open by appointment till August 16.
Click on
right here
for extra details about registration appointments.

Persevering with Particular Session College students: Registration for particular
session fall programs is open till August 16. Click on
right here
for extra details about out there programs.




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