Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., School of Communication and Information, Rutgers (2005-2009)
  • M.S., Information Sciences, University of North Texas (1998-1999)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Decision making and emotions in human information interaction
  • Structure, use, evaluation, and management of print and digital information resources
  • Research methods

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Pratt Institute, School of Information and Library Science
    • Introduction to Information Professions (2007-present)
    • Research Design and Methods [formerly, Information Science Research] (2010-present)
    • Data Analytics and Publication {formerly, Data Analysis and Publication] (2014-present)
    • Information Economics and Management [formerly, Digital Information Economics and Management] (2009-present)
    • Digital Resources and User Interaction [formerly, On-line Database Searching and Services] (2006-present)
  • University of North Texas, Denton, TX
    • Introduction to Information and Access Retrieval (2004, 2005)
    • Storytelling for Information Professionals (2004, 2005)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Pratt Institute, School of Information and Library Science
    • Associate Professor (2015-present)
    • Assistant Professor (2008-2015)
    • Visiting Professor (2006-2008)
  • Rutgers, School of Information, Communication and Library Studies
    • Research Assistant (2007)
  • Shared Integrated Library Systems (ILS) Cost Study for the State of Wisconsin
    • Consultant (2005-2006)
  • University of North Texas
    • Teaching/Research Assistant (2004-2005)
    • Project Coordinator (2002-2003)
    • Web Designer/Librarian (1999)
  • AMX, Inc.
    • Applications Engineer (2000-2002)
  • United States Information Service, U.S. Embassy, Kiev, Ukraine
    • Information Specialist (1994-1997)

REFEREED ARTICLES

REFEREED CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

RECENT NON-CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • Lopatovska, I. (2017April 6). Capturing Emotional Dimension of Art Images. Presented at ASIS&T Student Chapter Speakeasy Series, Pratt Institute, New York, NY. 
  • Lopatovska, I. (2016, June 16). Interview as an Assessment and Research Tool. Workshop presented at the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), New York, NY.
  • Lopatovska, I. (2016, June 16). Dealing with Qualitative Data. Workshop presented at the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), New York, NY.
  • Lopatovska, I. (2016, February 11). Understanding Numbers: Basics of Statistical Literacy. Workshop presented at New York Digital Humanities (NYCDH) Week, Pratt Institute, New York, NY.
  • Lopatovska, I. (2015, September 24). Librarians and revolution. Presented at ASIS&T Student Chapter Speakeasy Series, Pratt Institute, New York, NY.
  • Lopatovska, I. (2013, October 25). Mastering Research and Publication Skills. Workshop presented at ASIST Student Chapter event, Pratt Institute,  New York, NY.
  • Lopatovska, I. (2013, April 1). The affective museums project. Part I: affect and art. Presented at ASIS&T Student Chapter Speakeasy Series, Pratt Institute, New York, NY.
  • Lopatovska, I. (2011, April 20). Understanding information interactions: Intellectual and practical perspectives. Presented at Ph.D. Alumni Research Presentations, School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

BOOK CHAPTERS

SERVICE

Pratt Institute

  • Faculty Advisor, Student Chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), School of Information and Library Science, Pratt Institute, 2014-ongoing
  • Faculty Advisor, Student Chapter of the American Library Association (SILSSA), School of Information and Library Science, Pratt Institute, 2013-2016
  • Faculty Advisor, Chapter of the Beta Phi Mu – International Library & Information Studies Honor Society, School of Information, Pratt Institute, 2016-ongoing
  • Faculty Search Committee, School of Information, Pratt Institute, 2011-12 (co-chair), 2013-14
  • Faculty Mentor, ProQuest Student Trainer Internship Program, School of Information, Pratt Institute, 2012-2015
  • Curriculum Development Committee, School of Information, Pratt Institute, 2010-ongoing
  • Peer Review Committee, School of Information, Pratt Institute 2010-ongoing, served as a Secretary in 2011
  • Faculty Council, School of Information, Pratt Institute, 2010-ongoing
  • Library and Information Science (LIS) Program Committee, School of Information, Pratt Institute 2016-ongoing
  • e-Portfolio Oversight Committee, 2015-2016
  • Institute-wide Faculty Development Fund Committee, Pratt Institute, 2011-ongoing
  • Institute-wide Diversity Committee, Pratt Institute, 2013-2016
  • Institute-wide Distinguished Teacher of the Year Committee, Pratt Institute, 2015-2016
  • Co-host for the International Visitors programs organized by the State Department and the School of Information, Pratt Institute, 2010, 2012

Professional Community

  • Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Student Chapter Representative, 2017-ongoing
  •  Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), the Clarivate Analytics Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Jury Member, 2017
  • Program Committee of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR), 2016,2017
  • Grant application reviewer for the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program, 2015
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Вісник Книжкової палати (Bulletin of the Book Chamber), 2015
  • Doctoral Poster Judge, Association for Library and Information Science Education Annual Meeting, 2012
  • Committee Member, Pratt-Severn Faculty Innovation Award, Association for Library and Information Science Education, 2011-2012
  • Ad hoc reviewer of grant proposals for the National Science Foundation: The Israeli Science Foundation, 2010
  • Reviewer
      • Journal of Information Science (2017) 
      • Journal of Librarianship and Information Science (2017)
      • Journal of Information Science (2016)
      • IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems (2015)
      • ACM SIGIR (2010, 2015, 2016, 2017)
      • Journal of Knowledge Management (2014)
      • iConference (2014-ongoing)
      • Human-Computer Interaction (2014)
      • Information Processing and Management (2014-ongoing)
      • Journal of Documentation (2013-ongoing)
      • The Library Review (2012-ongoing)
      • Scientific Research and Essays (2012)
      • Library and Information Science Research (2011-ongoing)
      • Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (2010-ongoing)

GRANTS AND AWARDS

  • Faculty Development Fund Award, Pratt Institute. (2016). Design principles for developing visual literacy programs for pre-K children.
  • Fulbright Scholar Grant, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. (2014-2015). Conduct a series of workshops to library and information science students and professionals at the Kyiv National University of Culture and Art, Ukraine.
  • Carroll Preston Baber Research Grant, American Library Association. (2013). E-reading in the Academy: Investigating Adoption and Use of E- books in Academic Libraries, with M.C. Pattuelli. Chicago, IL.
  • Yahoo, Inc. Research Grants. (2013, Not funded proposal). Investigating affective metadata for the improvement of search, access, and engagement with digital image collections. Sunnyvale, CA.
  • Google Faculty Research Awards. (2013. Not funded proposal). Use of affective metadata for improving access and engagement with digital image collections (Google Image Search, Google Art, Google+). Mountain View, CA.
  • Pratt Innovation Grant Awards (2013, Not funded proposal). The SILS iLab: A New Collaborative Research Space (Real and Virtual) to Support Innovative Projects in Digital Culture and Build Infrastructure for Grants, Partnerships, and Program Development, with  C. MacDonald. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Faculty Development Fund Award, Pratt Institute. (2012). Developing Expertise in Information Technologies & Innovation.
  • Honorable Mention, Jean Tague-Sutcliffe Doctoral Research Poster Competition, Association for Library and Information Science Education (2010).
  • Pamela Richards Endowed Memorial Fellowship, Rutgers $17,700 (2007).
  • Research Award, Texas Center for Digital Knowledge $3,000 (2004).

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)
  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
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