Sergio Chaparro


Sergio Chaparro, MLS, Ph.D., works primarily with the School of Education and the departmentof Psychology and Addiction Studies. Before coming to VCU in 2018, he served as a subject specialist librarian at Salem State University. He brings a strong record of teaching, service, and research in library and information science, communication, and Spanish language and cultures to his new role, having held academic appointments at the University of Puerto Rico, Rutgers University, and Simmons College among others. Sergio is also a part-time lecturer at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where he teaches foundations of information and global information resources classes.

Chaparro was the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship (1995-1997), a Pam Richards Scholarship for doctoral students at Rutgers and was awarded an American Library Association's Movers and Shakers Award (2003).

Ph.D in Communication and Information, Rutgers the State University, New Jersey
MLS in Library Science, Rutgers the State University, New Jersey B.A. in Library Science, Pontifical Catholic University, Perú B.A in Hispanic Literature and Linguistics, Pontifical Catholic University, Perú