Rui Wang, Social Sciences Librarian/Professor, is responsible for providing collection development and library instruction in the subject areas of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, Political Science & Public Administration, Psychology, Neuroscience, and Military Science to the CMU community. She is the Official Representative (OR) of the Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) to assist CMU data users. In addition to providing general reference services and individual research consultations, she teaches a one-credit course LIB 197. Rui Wang has been a faculty member at CMU since 2002. Previously, she worked as Reference and Government Documents Librarian and taught sociology at Indian River Community College in Florida. She earned a B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature in China and master's degrees in Sociology and Library and Information Science in the U.S. Rui is working on several research projects on library instruction assessment and social sciences students' research behaviors. Some of her publications are,
In addition, Rui serves as Chair of the CMU Library Governance (2015-2017), Academic Senator (2016-2019), elected Member at Large (2016-2018) for ACRL/Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS), and Co-Chair of ANSS Information Literacy & Instruction Committee (2014-2017).