The iSchool at Drexel is pleased to welcome three new faculty members this fall


Kristine Unsworth joins the College from the iSchool at the University of Washington, where she completed and is in the final stages of her dissertation defense. Her dissertation is entitled: “Indentifying the enemy: Social categorization and national security policy.” She also earned her MLIS and her BA from the University of Washington. Her research interests are in the areas of information policy, ethics, government information and surveillance studies.


Dr. Weimao Ke comes to us from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he recently received his Ph.D. in Information Science from the School of Information and Library Science. He earned his Master of Information Science from Indiana University, Bloomington, and a Bachelor of Engineering from East China University of Science and Technology. He worked in the IT industry for many years as a software engineer, information systems developer, technical leader, and project manager. Dr. Ke’s research is centered around information retrieval, particularly the investigation of intelligent systems that support better connection and interaction between people and information.


Dr. Tony Grubesic joins us from the Department of Geography at Indiana University, Bloomington, where he was an associate professor. Dr. Grubesic comes to Drexel University as a strategic hire, maintaining a joint appointment with the College of Arts and Sciences. He will lead the University’s new Geographical Information Systems Laboratory, which was initiated by the iSchool. His research interests include geographic information science (GIScience), public policy evaluation, urban/economic analysis and spatial analytical methods.


For more information, please contact the iSchool at 215.895.2474.