Shawn Martin is the Head of Scholarly Communication, Copyright, and Publishing at Dartmouth College where he works to connect researchers, students, administrators, technologists, community members, and others in order to make knowledge more equitably accessible and sustainable.
Shawn has a PhD in information science and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in history. He has worked at both the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Michigan as well as with cultural institutions such as the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Shawn has also published research on a wide variety of topics including academic publishing, online teaching, quantitative data analysis, and English Renaissance diplomacy. He currently teaches at the University of Illinois and has taught at both Indiana University and Drexel University.