Seth Porter

Doctoral Student




Seth Porter is a doctoral student at the Institute of Higher Education and the Coordinator of Instruction and the Social Sciences Liaison at the Georgia Tech Library. His main responsibilities are coordinating a large instruction program focusing on information literacy, cognitive biases, research skills and resources, and data analysis.

Seth holds an MLIS from San Jose State University and an MA in Public Policy from The University of Alabama in Huntsville. Seth earned his Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from the University Wyoming. Seth Porter previously worked as the Instruction Coordinator and Government Documents Coordinator/Lecturer at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Prior to UAH, Seth worked as the Library Director at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Hollywood, California

Seth’s research interests are innovation in higher education, education policy, instructional design, e-learning, cognitive science and decision making, and information literacy.