Immediate Past President, Andrew Dillon

Andrew Dillon

Andrew Dillon is the Dean and Louis T. Yule Professor of Information Science at the School of Information, University of Texas at Austin where he also holds appointments in Psychology and Information Risk & Operations Management. Formerly serving on the faculty of Indiana University and as Research Fellow of Loughborough University UK, he earned his Ph.D in 1991 from Loughborough and a Master of Arts (first class) from University College Cork in 1987. He has been a member of ASIST since 1995 and has served as Director at Large (2002--04), as editorial board member of JASIST (2003-08), as Program Chair for both the ASIS&T Annual Conference (2006) and the IA Summit (2002), as member of the Publications Task Force, as well as writing a regular column on IA for the ASIS&T Bulletin from 2001 to 2007. His research and teaching interests are in human-computer interaction, reading and writing, design, and creativity.