MSL Program Team


Dr. Valerie Karno

  • Principal Investigator
  • Director and Associate Professor
  • Graduate School of Library and Information Studies
  • Harrington School of Communication and Media, University of Rhode Island

Dr. Lauren Mandel

  • Co-Principal Investigator
  • Assistant Professor
  • Graduate School of Library and Information Studies
  • Harrington School of Communication and Media, University of Rhode Island

Dr. Mary Moen

  • Program Director
  • Research Assistant Professor of Library and Information Studies
  • Media Smart Libraries Program
  • Graduate School of Library and Information Studies
  • Harrington School of Communication and Media, University of Rhode Island

Alyssa Taft

  • Graduate Assistant
  • Graduate School of Library and Information Studies
  • Harrington School of Communication and Media, University of Rhode Island

Samuel Simas

  • Graduate Assistant
  • Graduate School of Library and Information Studies
  • Harrington School of Communication and Media, University of Rhode IslandĀ 

Past Team Member:


Allison Barker (2015-2016)

  • Graduate Assistant
  • Graduate School of Library and Information Studies
  • Harrington School of Communication and Media, University of Rhode Island