Sanda Erdelez is a Professor and Director at the School of Library and Information Science, Simmons University, Boston. She received her LL.B. and LL.M degrees from University of Osijek Law School (Croatia) and Ph.D. in information transfer from Syracuse University. She was also a faculty member at University of Osijek, University of Texas at Austin and University of Missouri. Dr. Erdelez is a former Fulbright Scholar and recipient of The Texas Excellence Teaching Award and The ALISE Pratt-Severn Faculty Innovation Award. Her research interests include human information behavior, human-computer interaction and usability evaluation in online environments. She has been internationally recognized for her pioneering research in the area of information encountering. Her research has received funding from both corporate and government sources including Dell Inc., SBC Communication, Texas State Government, and NSF. Dr. Erdelez is an active member of the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T). In 2015, she received the Outstanding Contribution to Information Behavior Research Award from ASIS&T SIG USE and also became member of the SIG USE Academy of Fellows.