iSchool doctoral grad accepts faculty position at Texas Woman’s University

Aaron Elkins (Ph.D. '14)
Aaron Elkins (Ph.D. ’14)

Aaron J. Elkins, a recent doctoral graduate of Florida State University’s School of Information, accepted a position as an assistant professor at Texas Woman’s University’s School of Library and Information Studies beginning in August.

Elkins, who successfully defended his dissertation on June 23 and will officially graduate Aug. 2, will be teaching Librarians as Instructional Partners in the fall semester at the school located in Denton, Texas.

“My time in the doctoral program at FSU has truly been transformative,” Elkins said.  “I feel like my horizons have been broadened, and I hope use my new perspective to better bridge the gap between practice and research.  I am truly thankful for the opportunity to have worked with so many amazing faculty members and doctoral students, and I look forward to many successful collaborations in the future.”

Elkins prepared for his new position as a graduate teaching assistant of several different courses at FSU’s iSchool.  He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of South Florida.