Project Team

Laurie Alexander
Laurie is the Associate University Librarian for Learning and Teaching. She has expertise in issues such as user instruction, learning spaces, information technologies, the undergraduate experience, and reference services.

Nancy Allee
Nancy is the Deputy Director, Taubman Health Sciences Library & Library Faculty, Department of Learning Health Sciences. She has expertise in areas such as: academic and clinical engagement; research and informatics; collections and information services; and global health and outreach.

Doreen Bradley
Doreen is the Director of Learning Programs and Initiatives at the U-M Library. She has expertise on areas such collaborations between library instructors and faculty across campus to further information literacy programs, and assessing the impacts of library instruction.

Michael Clark
Michael is the Statistician Lead at Consulting for Statistics, Computing & Analytics Research (CSCAR). Dr. Clark has expertise in mixed models, additive models, latent variable models, text analysis, structural equations modeling, machine learning, Bayesian inference, reproducible research practices, data visualization, and efficient programming practices.

Iris Gomez-Lopez
Iris is research staff at ISR. Her expertise is in Big Data Analytics, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Health Informatics, Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, Information Retrieval, Natural Language Processing, Computational Epidemiology, and Simulation and Modeling.

James Hilton
James is the University Librarian & Dean of Libraries, Vice-Provost for Digital Education & Innovation, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor at the School of Information, and Faculty Associate at ISR. He is an expert in technology issues around higher education and has led, championed and fostered technology initiatives that cross boundaries between institutions, and between academic and information technology units. He also has expertise on collaboration and metrics development in teaching, learning and research.

Felix Kabo
Felix is research faculty at the Institute for Social Research (ISR) and is also affiliated with the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR) and the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI). He has expertise in network science, statistical modeling, and in using small, large, and “Big” data for research and evaluation.

Robert Melendez
Robert is research staff at ISR. His expertise is in data management and analysis, coding customized analytics scripts, statistical analysis, geoinformatics, database creation and maintenance, and data entry and manipulation.

Nick Paulson
Nick is a research assistant.

Bryan Skib
Bryan is the Associate University Librarian for Collections. He has expertise on issues such as management of library materials, collection development strategy, the preservation of library materials, document delivery activities, and library technical services.

Stephanie Teasley
Stephanie is a Research Professor, School of Information, and the Director of the Learning, Education & Design (LED) Lab. She is also the President of the Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR), an international and inter-disciplinary network of leading researchers who are examining the role and impact of analytics on teaching, learning, training and development.

Ken Varnum
Ken is the U-M Library Information Technology (LIT) Senior Program Manager for Discovery, Delivery, and Learning Analytics. His expertise is in technology and project management for the library’s discovery interfaces, delivery interfaces, and the library’s learning analytics infrastructure.

Maurice York (2018-2020)
Maurice is the Associate University Librarian for Library Information Technology (LIT). He has expertise on the library’s technology environment including digital collections and access tools, library website, technologies used for the delivery of library services, and library information sources and resources.