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SIS welcomes two new Visiting Assistant Professors

Dr. Mai Abdelhakim and Kayla Booth will be joining our faculty as visiting assistant professors, beginning today, December 1. Dr. Abdelhakim previously worked as a postdoctoral research scientist at Osram Sylvania in Massachusetts. She will begin teaching in the Spring term. Her research interests include: cyber-physical systems security, wireless communications, and network design.

Booth has held positions as both a teaching assistant and an instructor at Pennsylvania State University’s College of Information Science and Technology prior to coming to SIS. Her research interests include: diversity and social inclusion, social and health informatics, and social media. In addition to her teaching duties here, she will also serve as the assistant director of the i3 Program.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Abdelhakim and Booth to the iSchool.

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