Beate Gersch, Ph.D., has been an adjunct instructor for the iSchool since 2016. She has two decades of teaching experience, previously teaching as an adjunct professor for Kent State's School of Journalism and Mass Communication in addition to running courses at multiple other acclaimed institutions. In addition to being a part-time instructor, Gersch is the Head of Liaison and Orientation Services at Harvard Library.
*The School of Information faculty are superstars in the field. Therefore, it is impossible to list all of the great work they do on one page. Listed below is a small selection of recent work.
Library & Information Science
LIS 60618 Information Literacy Initiatives and Instruction
Gersch, B. (2017). Common ground: Communicating information. In S. Godbey, S. Wainscott, & X. Goodman (Eds.), Disciplinary applications of information literacy threshold concepts (pp. 65-77).
Gersch, B. & Salem, J. (2017). Cooking with information resources in the online kitchen. In A. Dobbs (Ed.), The library assessment cookbook (pp. 53-54).
Delwiche, A., Gersch, B., & Williams-Rautiola, S. (2006). Production/Graphics. In W. Christ (Ed.), Assessing Media Education: A resource for educators and administrators (pp. 127-144). Lawrence Erlbaum.
Gersch, B. (2003). Reflections on doing feminist research in a county jail. In M.A. Tétrault & R. Teske (Eds.), Feminist approaches to social movements, community, and power (pp. 124-138). University of South Carolina Press.
Distance Learning Visionary Award, awarded by the Distance Learning Interest Group of the Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) (2017)
Ph.D. in Media Studies from the University of Oregon, M.L.I.S. from Kent State University, M.A. in American Studies from Freie Universität Berlin, Germany