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Shawn P. Calhoun

University Library Dean

Dr. Calhoun was appointed University Library Dean in August 2022. Prior to this appointment, he served as USF's Acting University Library Dean (February 2020 – July 2022), and USF's Associate Library Dean for Access Services, Reference & Research Services, Scholarly Communication, and Special Collections & Archives. As a member of the Gleeson Library Leadership Team, he regularly participates in a wide variety of library and campus-wide strategic initiatives.

Shawn received his Masters of Library and Information Science (MLIS) from San José State University and his Ed.D. (Learning & Instruction) from USF’s School of Education. Shawn’s scholarly work has focused on multimedia and modular worked-out examples as instructional methodologies as well as the management of student’s cognitive processing associated with information literacy instruction.