Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Librarian
Research and Learning, Academic Outreach
James Branch Cabell Library, 121-A
Sergio Chaparro, Ph.D., works primarily with the School of Education and the departmentof Psychology and Addiction Studies. Before coming to VCU in 2018, he served as a subject specialist librarian at Salem State University. He brings a strong record of teaching, service, and research in library and information science, communication, and Spanish language and cultures to his new role, having held academic appointments at the University of Puerto Rico, Rutgers University, and Simmons College among others.
Chaparro obtained a B.A. in Library Science and a B.A. in Hispanic Literature and Linguistics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Perú (PUC), and a Master of Library Science and a Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from Rutgers University. He was the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship (1995-1997), a Pam Richards Scholarship for doctoral students at Rutgers and was awarded an American Library Association's Movers and Shakers Award (2003).