Paul T. Jaeger, PhD, JD, is Professor, 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. 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.
John Carlo Bertot is Professor in the College of Information Studies and Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs at the University of Maryland. Dr. Bertot received his Ph.D. from the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. His research spans information and telecommunications policy, e-government, government agency technology planning and evaluation, and library planning and evaluation. Over the years, Dr. Bertot has received funding for his research from the National Science Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Government Accountability Office, the American Library Association, and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Amelia Gibson is the Associate Director of iPAC and an Associate Professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland. Dr. Gibson studies information marginalization, trust, and safety online, and in health and learning institutions (libraries and education), with a special focus on maternal health equity and disability justice. Her current work focuses on how information, data, and technology create systems of harm and risk in public institutions, clinical, and community settings. Dr. Gibson’s work has been funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the American Library Association, and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.