Rebecca Follman is a graduate student in the College of Information Studies. She has a bachelor's in English from Northwestern University. Prior to entering the graduate program at the iSchool, she was a high school English teacher and webmaster. With iPAC, she works on The Lilead Project.
Dr. Renee Franklin Hill is an Assistant Professor in Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies where she teaches courses that prepare graduate students to enter the school library media profession. Dr. Franklin Hill is committed to researching issues that involve examining methods for increasing diversity within Library and Information Studies programs. Her work focuses on understanding information needs and information access as they relate to diverse populations (e.g., members of various racial/ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities). Dr. Franklin Hill serves on the editorial board for The Library Quarterly and is a reviewer for Journal of Education for Library and Information Science.
Leahkim Gannett is a Librarian/Archivist at the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library at the University of Maryland. She serves as both the theatre and dance Reference Librarian and as the Assistant Curator for Special Collections in Performing Arts. Leahkim has a background in technical theatre and performance and received her Master’s in Library Science from the University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies with a concentration in archives. She currently serves as Book Review Editor for The Library Quarterly.
Natalie Greene serves as a Graduate Research Associate at the center while pursuing her Master’s degree in Library Science at the University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies, concentrating in E-Government and School Library Media. She previously worked at OCM Group, Inc as a Research Assistant and was the Managing Editor on a two-volume handbook on women’s leadership. She is currently working on the E-Government Partnerships Project at the center.