HTRC Governance

Executive Committee

The HathiTrust Research Center is led by an Executive Management Team that includes

  • Stephen Downie (Co-director), Professor and Associate Dean for Research, University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science
  • Beth Plale (Co-director and chair), Data To Insight Center director and professor in the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University
  • Robert McDonald, Indiana University Associate Dean of Libraries
  • Beth Sandore Namachchivaya, Associate University Librarian for Information Technology Planning & Policyat the University of Illinois
  • John Unsworth, Vice Provost for Library & Technology Services and Chief Information Officer at Brandeis University

The Executive Management Team reports to the HathiTrust Board of Governors. Laine Farley, of the HathiTrust Board, is the official liason between the boards.

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board, composed of a broad-based set of researchers and administrators, has been selected to provide guidance and advise to the HathiTrust Research Center. Members include:

  • Cathy Blake, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Beth Cate, Indiana University
  • Greg Crane, Tufts University
  • Laine Farley, California Digital Libraries
  • Brian Geiger, University of California at Riverside
  • David Greenbaum, University of California at Berkeley
  • Fotis Jannidis, University of Wurzberg, Germany
  • Matthew Jockers, University of Nebraska
  • Jim Neal, Columbia University
  • Bill Newman, Indiana University
  • Bethany Nowviskie, University of Virginia
  • Andrey Rzhetsky, University of Chicago
  • Pat Steele, University of Maryland
  • Craig Stewart, Indiana University
  • David Theo Goldberg, University of California at Irvine
  • John Towns, National Center for Supercomputing Applications
  • Madelyn Wessel, University of Virginia