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Dr Amber Cushing


Amber Cushing

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of Information and Communication Studies
01 716 8441
University College Dublin, School of Information and Communication Studies, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4


Dr. Amber L. Cushing's main area of study concerns the influence of personalisation and personalising technology in cultural heritage institutions. She is currently a Lecturer (assistant professor) at the School of Information and Communication Studies, University College Dublin in Ireland. In addition, she serves as the Director of the Msc and Graduate Certificate in Digital Information Management as well as the PhD Programme Coordinator for ICS. She previously served as Director of the Allenstown, NH Public Library while managing her consulting business, Cushing Information Consulting. She has taught graduate courses in Digital Curation, Information Resources and Services, Archival Access and Technology Issues in Archives. Cushing holds a PhD in Information and Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an MLIS with a concentration in Archives Management from Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science, and a BA in History from Mount Holyoke College.


  • AB
    Mount Holyoke College South Hadley Massachusetts
  • MSc
    Simmons College Boston Massachusetts
  • PhD
    Univ of North Carolina
  • Prof Cert University Teaching & Learning
    University College Dublin