Below is a listing of the faculty leadership and staff in the Information Studies Department.  For a listing of all faculty and staff within GSE&IS, please see the GSE&IS Directory.  


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Anne Gilliland
Associate Dean for Information Studies
2320 Moore Hall
(310) 825-8799      






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Jean-François Blanchette
Chair, Information Studies; Internship Coordinator
218 GSE&IS Building
(310) 825-8799        










Diana Ascher (PhD, MBA)
Director, Information Studies Lab/Digital Instructional Support Librarian
102 GSE&IS Building
Instructional support; IS Lab hours, equipment, and resources; Job listings and career development      






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Annie Lee
Administrative Assistant
254 GSE&IS Building
(310) 206-9393
Finding faculty and staff offices; Scheduling meeting rooms and events; Enrolling in independent study courses; Filing for expense reimbursements      





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Michelle Maye (MS)
Student Affairs Officer
207 GSE&IS Building
(310) 825-5269
How and when to enroll; Degree requirements and course scheduling; Tuition, fees, and financial aid; Information for prospective students    




Justin Scott (MLIS)
239 GSE&IS Building
(310) 825-2159
Educational technology needs; Classroom IT support; Departmental web resources    





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 Andrew VanSchooneveld
Administrative Specialist/Assistant to the Chair
254/A3 GSE&IS Building
(310) 825-8799
Departmental administration questions; Department Chair’s schedule and availability