Lala Hajibayova, Ph.D.
Lala Hajibayova, Ph.D., joined the faculty of the School of Information in fall of 2014. Before coming to Kent State, she taught in the School of Communications and in the Library and Science Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoã, in the Department of Information and Library Science at Indiana University in Bloomington, in the School of Library and Information Science at Baku State University and in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Khazar University in Baku. Hajibayova received her Ph.D. in information science in 2014 from Indiana University. She holds a master’s in library science from St. John’s University, New York, and a combined bachelor’s and master’s degree in electromechanical engineering from the Civil Engineering Institute in Baku, Azerbaijan. Her research areas include information representation and organization, metadata schemas, information architecture and computer-mediated communication.