Chris Shaffer, Ed.D.

Dean of Libraries

Library/Wallace Hall Room 309
(334) 670-3263/3266


  • Ed.D, Educational Leadership, Policy, and Law, Alabama State University, 2014
  • MLIS, Library and Information Studies - University of Alabama, August 2005
  • Ed.S, Administration - Albany State University, May 2004
  • M.Ed, Social Studies Education - Augusta State University, May 1998
  • BA, History - Auburn University, August 1991
  • The Patriot Act a Decade Later: A Literature Review of Librarian Responses and Strategies, Indiana Libraries, vol. 33, n. 1, April 17, 2014
  • Behind the Glasses and beneath the Bun: Portrayals of Librarians in Popular Cinema and a Guide for Developing a Collection, Collection Building, vol. 32, n. 2, with co-author Olga Casey, April 19, 2013
  • One Machiavellian Librarian’s Path toward Leadership, The Machiavellian Libraian, Chandos Publishing, October, 2013
  • Small Grants and the Academic Library, Tennessee Libraries, vol. 62, n. 1, March 19, 2012, with co-authors Amanda Major, Jimmy Hull, and Jamey McGowin
  • Best Practices for Hiring Academic Librarians, The Southeastern Librarian, vol. 59, n. 3, September 23, 2011
  • Library Usage Trends and Needs of International Students, Behavioral and Social Sciences Librarian, vol. 29, n. 2, June 4, 2010, with co-authors Donna Miller and Lisa Vardaman
  • Native American Literature in Collection Development, Collection Building, vol. 26, n. 4, Oct, 2007
  • I Love My Librarian Award, given by the American Library Association, Carnegie Corporation, New York Public Library, and New York Times, $5,000, December 3, 2015
  • Humanitarian Award (Troy University Dothan Library), Alabama Library Association, April 24, 2014
  • Japan Studies Institute Fellowship: Incorporating Japanese Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum, American Association of State Colleges and Universities, June 2-20, 2008
  • Goethe Institute/Transatlantic Outreach Program, 2007

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