Marcia A. Mardis

Associate Professor & Assistant Dean, Florida State University

Marcia A. Mardis is associate professor and assistant dean, Interdisciplinary Research and Education, in the College of Communication and Information at Florida State University (FSU) in Tallahassee. A longtime member of AASL, Marcia is chair of the Standards and Guidelines Editorial Board. Among her recent honors were receiving the 2016 FSU College of Communication and Information’s Leadership Builder Award, a 2016 Michigan Association for Media in Education President’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Profession, and several research and teaching awards from FSU. She is the author of the in-press article “The OER Curation Life Cycle: Closing the Loop for Our Learners” to be published in School Library Connection and co-author of a number of in-press papers, including “Usage Data as Indicators of OER Utility” to be published in Journal of Online Learning Research, and the recently published “Potential of Graphic Nonfiction for Teaching and Learning Earth Science” in School Libraries Worldwide.