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Paul T. Jaeger


Paul T. Jaeger, PhD, JD, is Professor, Diversity and Inclusion Officer, and Co-Director of the Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program of the College of Information Studies and Co-Director of Information Policy and Access Center (iPAC) at the University of Maryland. He studies the impacts of law and policy on information access and behavior. He is the author of more than 190 journal articles and book chapters, and this is his nineteenth book. His research has been funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services, the American Library Association, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Smithsonian Institution, and the National Science Foundation, among others. He is Co-Editor of Library Quarterly and the Editor of Advances in Librarianship. He is the founder of the annual Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Library and Information Science (CIDLIS) and co-founder of the Disability Summit. In 2014, he received the Library Journal/ALISE Excellence in Teaching Award.