Past roles: keynote speaker
Dr. Chris Hagar is Associate Professor at San Jose State University’s School of Information. Previously, Dr. Hagar was an Associate Professor at Dominican University’s Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Dr. Hagar holds a Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dr. Hagar’s primary teaching and research interest is in the areas of crisis informatics. Her research focuses on information needs and information seeking in crises, disaster health information, and roles for librarians and information professionals in crisis preparedness and recovery.