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Lynne O'Brien

Lynne works with faculty, librarians, campus IT planners, and academic technology groups around the country to develop strategic programs to support the use of technology in teaching and research initiatives. Lynne and her staff have been key players in the campus-wide Duke Digital initiative, which promotes experimentation with new technologies in education. She recently led the Duke Libraries strategic planning process. Formerly a faculty member at Brown University, Lynne has organized conferences on academic computing, taught courses in educational software design, planned technology-enhanced classrooms, reviewed proposals for the National Institutes of Health, and served on accreditation teams for the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Lynne holds a Ph.D. in education from the University of Delaware.