Stephanie earned her Master of Science and Ph.D. in Library and Information Studies from Florida State University. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Michigan State University. She has an extensive background in social science research and professional publication. Her academic philosophy is bounded by the belief in the power of learning for everyone, regardless of ability or age, and universal access to information for all. Her creative pursuits include nature and animal photography. Stephanie's favorite mobile game is Simon's Cat Crunch Time.