UA SLIS Represents at 2018 ALISE Annual Conference

Current faculty and students and recent alums traveled to Westminster, Colorado, to represent UA SLIS at the 2018 ALISE Annual Conference, which focused attention on The Expanding LIS Education Universe. SLIS Director Dr. James Elmborg, Assistant Director Dr. Ann Bourne, and faculty member Dr. Jamie Naidoo attended the conference, and Dr. Laurie Bonnici, Dr. Miriam Sweeney, Dr. Tonia Sutherland, and Dr. John Burgess gave several panel presentations. Recent SLIS PhD graduate Dr. Jennifer Steele participated in the Doctoral Student Poster Competition and current doctoral candidate Jessica Ross presented a Works In Progress poster. For more information on SLIS faculty presentations at ALISE, please visit

Dr. Tonia Sutherland and colleagues facilitate a panel discussion, “A Critical Dialogue: Faculty of Color in LIS.”

Dr. John Burgess (above) and Dr. Miriam Sweeney present as part of a panel on “Teaching for Justice.”

Most recent graduate of the CIS PhD program, Dr. Jennifer Steele, presents her dissertation research in the Doctoral Student Poster Competition.