Bob provides support for a variety of educational, web-based, technologies used by the iSchool’s students, faculty and staff. He responds to requests for assistance with Web Data Pro, a database management product used for teaching students how to construct and query databases. He provides technical assistance with Panopto, an application used for delivering web-based lectures in the iSchool. He helps to maintain and troubleshoot problems with WordPress websites used by all students in the MLIS program.
Working in information technology is an “encore” career for Bob. Before entering the MLIS program at San José State, Bob had a long career as an economist. He taught on the faculties at Colorado State University and Centre College of Kentucky for eight years. He worked in economic research for the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and the Teamsters. He was Director of Research and Policy for the United American Nurses.
Bob lives in the Washington, DC metro area, is married to an attorney with the U.S. Department of Labor, and is the father of two brilliant daughters.
MLIS San José State University (2015)
Ph.D. Program in Economics Colorado State University (ABD)
M.S. Economics Colorado State University (1985)
B.S. Economics Colorado State University (1976)