Wayne State University

Faculty and Staff Biography

Bin Li
Bin Li
Senior Lecturer
302 Kresge
888-497-8754 ext. 707
Fax 313-577-7563

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Biography

Dr. Bin Li taught at an Information Management Program at Beijing Foreign Studies University in China before she came to the US for her doctoral studies.  After she got her PhD and taught as a teaching fellow in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she joined the faculty at LISP of Wayne State University. She currently teaches courses in information science area, such as Human Information Behavior, Database Management and Design, and Information Technology. She does research in social aspects of technology implementation, and information seeking.

Degrees and certifications

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ph.D., Information and Library Science, 2005

Beijing Foreign Studies University, MA, English Language and Literature, 1996

Beijing Foreign Studies University, BA, English Program for Information Management, 1993

Awards and honors

Beta Phi Mu, International Honor Society for Library and Information Science, 2006

Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 2004

Lester Asheim Scholarship, 2000-2002, 2005

Margaret Ellen Kalp Fellowship, 1999, 2004

Sheila Suen Lai Scholarship of Library and Information Science, ALA, 2000

Academic interests

Social Aspect of Computing; Social Informatics; Human Information Interactions; Information Technology for Development