John Unsworth

Waltham , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
United States
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In February of 2012, John Unsworth was appointed Vice-Provost for Library and Technology Services and Chief Information Officer at Brandeis University, where he is also University Librarian and Professor of English. In August of 2013, he was appointed by President Obama to serve on the National Humanities Council.

Before coming to Brandeis University, he was Dean of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign from 2003 to 2012. In addition to being a Professor in GSLIS, at Illinois he also held appointments in the department of English and on the Library faculty. At Illinois he also served as Director of the Illinois Informatics Institute, from 2008 to 2011.

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