Moen, Mary

Mary Moen

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Studies

Assistant Professor/ Faculty & Staff/ Graduate/ Library & Information Studies

Mary Moen, PhD, is an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the School Library Media Program in the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies in the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island. She has a PhD in Education from the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College joint program, an MLIS from University of Rhode Island, and a BA in Art History and German from Brown University.  She holds a PK-12 Library Media Certification from the Rhode Island Department of Education and is a former high school librarian. In 2015-2017, she was the program director of Media Smart Libraries, a $500K National Leadership grant project awarded to GSLIS from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  See CV for full list of professional activities.
Dr. Moen’s research interests include digital and media literacy in K-12 education, self-directed informal learning, and digital badges for adult professional learning. She has taught the following courses:
LSC520: School Library Media Services
LSC527: Digital information Literacy Instruction
LSC530: Texts and E-Tools for Tots to Teens
LSC596: School Library Media Practicum and Seminar