Dr. Chris Cunningham

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.L.I.S., University of North Carolina-Greensboro
B.A., History, University of North Carolina-Charlotte


Dr. Cunningham holds a PhD from the University of South Carolina, MLIS from UNC Greensboro and a BA in History from UNC Charlotte. His dissertation and research focus on the digital divide and applications of ICT's both globally and domestically.

He was worked in both the corporate and academic worlds, with a diversity of experiences ranging from Chief Information Officer to Program Coordinator to Corporate Librarian, prior to working on his doctorate. In 2015, he won the Proquest Doctoral Dissertation Award from ASIS&T.

He is a technophile, who enjoys seeing how the latest and greatest new technological innovations work, as well probably trying to figure out how to fix them after he manages to mess them up. He is always looking for methods to use to leverage technology to increase productivity and efficiency while still keeping the human touch involved in its use.