Alex Poole

Alex Poole

Assistant Professor
Information Science

Alex Poole

Assistant Professor
Information Science

Biography

Alex H. Poole’s research foci include digital curation, archives and records management, digital humanities, and diversity, inclusivity, and equity. He received the Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research from the American Library Association (2019), the Dr. Bob Williams History Fund Best Paper Award from the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIST) (2018 and 2017), the Arline Custer Memorial Award for Best Article from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) (2018), and the Theodore Calvin Pease Award from the Society of American Archivists (2013).

Research Areas

  • Informatics & Data Science
  • Library & Information Science

Research Interests

Archives and records, digital curation, digital humanities, and diversity, inclusivity, and social justice.

Academic Distinctions

  • PhD, Library and Information Science (dissertation title: “Forging Our Cultural Commonwealth: the Importance of Digital Curation in the Digital Humanities”), University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
  • MS, Library Science (Beta Phi Mu), UNC at Chapel Hill
  • MA, History, Brown University
  • BA, History (with highest honors), Williams College