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Michael received his PhD in information science in 2007 from the University of North Texas via an IMLS fellowship. Prior to joining the the faculty at San José State University in 2011, he taught at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Dominican University.
His recent publications include the co-authored article "The Impact and Effect of Learning 2.0 Programs in Australian Academic Libraries" for the New Review of Academic Librarianship; the chapter "What's Next? Tracking Tech Trends" for Reference Reborn: Breathing New Life into Public Services Librarianship, and the co-authored chapter "Friended, Tweeted, Posted: Social Sharing for Project and Knowledge Management," in Managing Knowledge in Projects. He currently writes the monthly column "Office Hours" in Library Journal exploring issues, ideas and emerging trends in library and information science education.
Stephens has spoken about emerging technologies, innovation, and libraries to audiences in over 26 states and in five countries, including a research tour of Australia and presentations for the US embassies in Germany and Turkey.