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Chris Cunningham

Current career:

Cunningham has worked in both for profit and nonprofit companies in a variety of positions. Currently, Cunningham is working as a data analyst and lecturing for SIS, and greatly enjoys the student interactions and look forward to unleashing all of their potential into the field.


  • Ph.D, University of South Carolina
  • MLIS, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • BA, University of North Carolina, Charlotte


  • Special Libraries
  • Academic Libraries
  • Economics of Information
  • Digital Divide Issues

Courses taught:

  • INSC 514, Information Technology Foundations

My favorite thing about working at SIS is:

Working with students who are passionate about our field.

Professional memberships:

  • ASIS&T


  • Cunningham, C., (2018). Governmental Structures, Social Inclusion, and the Digital Divide. Libri (Accepted)
  • IFLA BSLISE Working Group (2018). Building Strong LIS Education: A Call to Global and Local Action – An IFLA BSLISE Working Group White Paper. Cape Town: University of Cape Town Libraries. doi:
  • Cunningham, C., Dressler, V., Grguric, E., Gamble, A. and Khan, N. (2017). Digital liaisons virtual uncommons: Connecting information and people in order to enhance lives via digital librarianship. In S. Erdelez & N.K. Agarwal (Eds.), Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology (pp. 556–558.) Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.