Ray Wimer, professor of retail practice in the Whitman School, was interviewed for the International Business Times piece “Can JC Penny Perform a Magic Act As It Emerges From Bankruptcy?” Wimer, an expert on the retail industry, says that the…
Franklin featured on panel at ALA conference
Syracuse School of Information Studies assistant professor Renee Franklin spoke on a panel, “Leaders Wanted: Is an LIS Doctoral Program Right for You?” at the American Library Association (ALA) conference in Washington, D.C. on June 26.
The ALA Annual Conference brings together librarians and library science students from across the country. The panel focused on cultivating diversity in library and information science (LIS) education and research and was followed by an options fair with representatives from various LIS doctoral programs.
Franklin holds a Ph.D. and master’s degree in information studies from the Florida State University College of Information. She teaches courses on School Library Media and her research interests focus on library education and increasing diversity within LIS programs.