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Learn About a Lecturer: SIS Alum Ashley Maynor Dives into the Nontraditional World of Digital Humanities

Ashley Maynor with service dog CardamomLecturer: Ashley Maynor ('13)

Location: New York City, NY

Academic Background: I was a college scholar, which is part of the “design your own major” program for undergraduates at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. I mostly focused on French literature and cultural studies but took courses across many curricula—from anthropology to cinema studies to international relations! I also have an MFA in Film and Media Arts from Temple University and an MSIS from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

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From preparing data analysts for private corporations to librarians for the public sector, the University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences specializes in cultivating the next generation of information professionals; leading the way with both traditional and nontraditional career paths.

Accredited by the American Library Association since 1972, the UT School of Information Sciences is the only ALA accredited master’s program in Tennessee. Our nationally ranked programs have achieved regional, national, and international recognition through award-winning faculty, innovative research, diversity and inclusion, and distance eLearning options. Our strengths include information organization and data management; academic, public and school librarianship; scientific and technical information; scholarly communications; digital collections; and user experience.

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