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Andrew Dillon

Professor

Specialization(s)

Knowledge Management, Human behavior in information contexts, Psychology of information creation and use, Human-Computer Interaction

Bio

Andrew has been an active researcher of the human response to information technology for the last 20 years, graduating from the National University of Ireland (M.A. first class) and Loughborough University of Technology before being appointed Research Fellow at the Human Sciences & Advanced Technology Research Institute in the UK. He moved to Indiana University in 1994 where, amongst other duties, he developed and served as the founding Director of the Masters in Human- Computer Interaction at the School of Informatics. He joined the University of Texas at Austin in January 2002 as Dean and Professor of the School of Information. Defying professional categorization, he has held appointments in departments or schools of cognitive science, computer science, psychology, instructional systems technology, management information systems, library and information science, and informatics. Having published more than 100 articles and books on various aspects of human information behavior and design, Andrew serves or has served on the editorial boards of many leading journals such as the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Interacting with Computers, the Journal of Documentation, and the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. He has contributed invited entries for the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, the International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics & Human Factors and the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science and has received research funding from NSF, Microsoft, and CEC among others. He advocates a view of information science as a means of accelerating discovery and shaping a more democratic world.

Ph.D. Loughborough University of Technology
B.A., M.A. University College Cork


Year Semester Course Number Course Title
2016 Fall INF 391G Doctoral Writing Seminar
2015 Fall INF 391G Doctoral Writing Seminar
2014 Fall INF 391G Doctoral Writing Seminar
2013 Fall INF 391G Doctoral Writing Seminar
2012 Fall INF 391G Doctoral Writing Seminar
2011 Fall INF 391D Doctoral Inquiry in Information Studies
2008 Fall INF 391D Doctoral Inquiry in Information Studies: Scholarly Writing in Information Studies
2006 Spring INF 180J Introduction to Information Studies
2005 Spring INF 180J Introduction to Information Studies
2003 Summer Whole INF 385T.6 Seminar in Information Science and Knowledge Systems: Digital Knowledge Gateway
2002 Fall INF 382C Understanding and Serving Users
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