Assistant Professor, Library and Information Science
Twyla Gibson is Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science in the School of Information Science & Learning Technologies (iSchool) at the University of Missouri and Director of the Digital Humanities Commons @ The Allen Institute. She is a member of the Cyberinfrastructure Council and the current Chair of the Chancellor’s Information Technology Committee which is charged with oversight of all IT entities on the MU’s main campus. Her research focuses on intersections of ancient philosophy and digital humanities, especially theories of the foundations of culture and technology in relation to the academy, libraries, archives, and museums. She has a Ph.D. in History and Philosophy of Education from the University of Toronto, pursued postdoctoral research at the University of Michigan, and was recently a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University.