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John Unsworth

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Appointed By: Barack Obama
Date of Appointment: Mon, 2013-08-05
Term Expiration: Tue, 2016-01-26

John Unsworth is the Vice-Provost for Library and Technology Services and Chief Information Officer at Brandeis University.  Previously, Mr. Unsworth served as the Dean of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign from 2003 to 2012.  Before joining the University of Illinois, he served as the Director of the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities and was a faculty member in the English Department at the University of Virginia.  He is the co-founder of Postmodern Culture, a peer-reviewed electronic journal in the humanities.  Mr. Unsworth received a B.A. from Amherst College, an M.A. from Boston University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.