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Robert Richards, J.D., M.S.L.I.S., M.A., B.A

Ph.D. Candidate, Research Asst., Graduate Instructor , Penn State University Department of Communication Arts and Sciences
State College, Pennsylvania, United States

Research field: Social Sciences - Communication
Legal communication, eGovernment, Electronic government, eParticipation, Citizen lawmaking, eRulemaking, Direct democracy, Legal informatics, Legal information behavior, Legal knowledge representation, Legal metadata, Legal publishing, Legal journalism, I

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Awards and Grants

  •  Sep 2012 
    Graduate Research Award, Penn State University Department of Communication Arts and Sciences
  •  May 2006 
    Robert E. Goldsten Award for Distinction in the Classroom, University of Virginia School of Law
  •  May 2004 
    Best Brief Award for Legal Research & Writing, University of Virginia School of Law
  •  Jun 2001 
    Peacemaker of the Year Award, United Church of Christ Rocky Mountain Conference
  •  Aug 1996 
    Hazel C. Rediger Award, GSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  •  May 1992 
    Ralph D. Paine Memorial Prize for the Best Senior Essay in English, Yale University

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Professional Experience


2011 - Present
Ph.D. Candidate, Research Asst., Graduate Instructor at Penn State University Department of Communication Arts and Sciences
State College, Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2010 - Jul 2011
Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant at University of Washington, Department of Communication
Seattle, Washington, United States
May 2007 - Oct 2008
Head of Technical Services at Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Legal Research Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Classes taught:
Made legal research instruction presentation in Professor Karl Okamoto's Transactional Law Seminar.
Gave presentations on cite checking and researching a student note to the Drexel Law Review board.
Mar 2007 - Apr 2007
Acquisitions Librarian at Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Legal Research Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 1997 - Jul 2003
Technical Services Librarian at University of Colorado Law Library
Boulder, Colorado, United States
Education


2011 - Present
Penn State University Department of Communication Arts and Sciences in State College, Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2010 - May 2011
University of Washington, Department of Communication in Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 2003 - May 2006
University of Virginia School of Law in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
J.D.
Aug 1994 - Aug 1996
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Champaign, Illinois, United States
M.S.L.I.S.
Aug 1992 - May 1994
University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, United States
M.A., Communications Studies
Aug 1985 - May 1992
Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, United States
B.A. English

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State College, Pennsylvania, United States
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