Director, Library & Info Science Program / School Media, Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York
Jill Hurst-Wahl is an associate professor of practice in Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies and the director of its library and information science program, including school media specialization. She is a member of SLA’s Board of Directors and the USNY Technology Policy and Practices Council. A former corporate librarian, Jill has always been an advocate for expanding the career opportunities for LIS graduates.
She is the co-author of "The Information and Knowledge Professional's Career Handbook: Define and Create Your Success", which she wrote with Ulla de Stricker.
Educator, consultant, author & speaker. Member SLA Board of Directors (2011-2013). Areas of focus include digitization, digital libraries, copyright and web 2.0.