Maria Cahill, Ph.D.
Maria Cahill, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the School of Information Sciences in the College of Communication and Information and holds a joint appointment in the Department of Educational Leadership Studies in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky. Her scholarship is balanced between education and library science with two research concentrations: one in the use of educational media to support literacy development and the other in library programming and services for children.
Maria is currently serving as the principal investigator on a three-year research project funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services designed to investigate public library story time programs. She is a former school librarian and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the American Association of School Librarians.