Faculty Profile: Sheri Massey

Dr. Massey is a Lecturer and the Assistant Program Director of the School Library Specialization.

Sheri Massey


Sheri Massey, PhD 

What made you decide to enter this field?
I want to help create and teach others to create information rich spaces for communities in under-resourced urban areas, especially for people of color.

 What courses do you teach?
LBSC 640: School Librarians as Information Professionals
LBSC 741: Seminar in School Library Administration
LBSC 744: Field Study in School Library Program Administration
LBSC 641: Selection and Evaluation of Resources for Learning
LBSC 642: Integrating Technology into Learning and Teaching
LBSC 709N: Seminar in Children’s Information Technology and Policy:  Digital libraries and Children

How long have you been working in the iSchool?
1 year

What does your research focus on currently?
School library programs; diversity in libraries and education; information behavior of school library leaders; school libraries in large urban areas. 

What are you currently listening to?
Beastie Boys: Licensed to Ill

What is your favorite book?
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
By Dr. Seuss

What is your favorite band or musician?
Julieta Venegas


What is your favorite team/sport?

What is your favorite place to visit?
Anywhere my family is located.              

What is your favorite quote?
“There has never been anything false about hope.” President Barack Obama

What Three Words would you use to describe yourself?
Rowdy, talkative, caring. 

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