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Social Sciences Librarian

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Rui Wang
Social Sciences Librarian / Professor

Office: Park Library 220


Rui Wang is responsible for collection development and information literacy instruction in the subject areas of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, Political Science & Public Administration, Psychology, Neuroscience, and Military Science. She is the Official Representative (OR) of the Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) to assist CMU data users.

Teaching/Instruction experiences:

  • Information literacy instruction for social sciences courses CMU

  • Teach LIB 197 "Introduction to Library Information Research" one-credit course CMU.

  • Advisor of the Honors Program Capstone Project summer at CMU, fall semesters 2015, “College Students’ Attitudes Toward Racial Issues in the Post-Civil Rights Movements Era” invited by CMU Honor Program and requested by the student.

  • Taught an independent study (3 credits) for the Honors Program at CMU, spring semester 2015. “Social Movements,” invited by the Honor Program and requested by the student in the CMU Honor Program

  • Invited guest lectures for CMU HST 396, Traditional China, CMU “Chinese Imperial Examination System” 2013, 2015

  • Taught the online course LIS 6120 Access to Information, for School of Library and Information Science Wayne State University 2009.

  • Taught face-to-face courses, SYG 2000 "Introduction to Sociology" and SYG 2010 "Social Problems" 1999-2002 Indian River Community College

  • Taught online courses for Library Technical Assistant Program, Indian River Community College, 2000-2002

Research background:

Education background:

  • Master of Arts in Library & Information Science, University of South Florida, Tampa Florida, U.S. August 1997
  • Master of Arts in Sociology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Arkansas, U.S. August 1996
  • Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Literature, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, P. R. China January 1982

Current services:

  • CMU Academic Senator (2016-2019)

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