Pawley, Christine 1945-

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PAWLEY, Christine 1945-

PERSONAL: Born October 6, 1945, in London, England; naturalized U.S. citizen; daughter of Harold Wilson (a college physics teacher) and Hilda (Redhead) Hambling; married James Binfield Pawley (a professor of zoology), July 19, 1975; children: Alice, Emily, John. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Oxford University, B.A. (with honors), 1968; University of York, postgraduate certificate in education; University of Surrey, M.Sc., 1975; University of Wisconsin—Madison, M.A., 1991, Ph.D., 1996.

ADDRESSES: Home—21 North Prospect Ave., Madison, WI 53705. Offıce—Department of Library and Information Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Social studies teacher and department head at a school in London, England, 1969-73; Avery Hill College of Education, London, lecturer in sociology, 1973-75; University of Wisconsin—Madison, lecturer in library and information studies, 1995, visiting assistant professor of library and information studies, 1998-99; College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN, assistant professor of library and information science, 1996-98; University of Iowa, Iowa City, assistant professor of library and information science, 2000—. University of New South Wales, visiting fellow at School of Information Systems, Technology, and Management, 1999-2000, guest speaker, 2000. Center for the History of Print Culture in Modern America, assistant director, 1999—.

MEMBER: American Library Association, Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing, American Studies Association, Association for Library and Information Science Education, Progressive Librarians' Guild, Mid-America American Studies Association, Beta Phi Mu.

AWARDS, HONORS: Sesquicentennial research award, State Historical Society of Iowa, 1995; Amy Louise Hunter fellow, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1998; American Library Association, Jesse H. Shera Award, 1999, for article "What to Read and How to Read: The Social Infrastructure of Children's Reading, Osage, Iowa, 1870-1900," and Justin Winsor Prize, 1999, for essay "Advocate for Access: Lutie Stearns and the Traveling Libraries of the Wisconsin Free Library Commission, 1895-1914."


Human Society, Macmillan (Basingstoke, England), 1974.

Knowing, Nelson (London, England), 1978.

Reading on the Middle Border: The Culture Print inOsage, Iowa, 1860-1900, University of Massachusetts Press (Amherst, MA), 2001.

Contributor to books, including Print Culture in a Diverse America: Essays on the Historical Sociology of Print, edited by James P. Danky and Wayne A. Wiegand, University of Illinois Press (Champaign, IL), 1998. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Libraries and Culture, Annals of Iowa, and Library Quarterly. Book review editor for an Internet Web site on the international history of library and information science.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Gender, Age, and Information Policy in Cold-War Wisconsin: The Door-Kewaunee Regional Library Demonstration, 1950-1952.