Raya Fidel, Professor



Office: 330R Mary Gates Hall
Phone: (206) 543-1888
Fax: (206) 616-3152

Mailing address:
Professor Raya Fidel
The Information School
Box 352840
Suite 370 Mary Gates Hall
Seattle, WA 98195-2840



Dr. Raya Fidel brings expertise in the fields of information seeking behavior, information storage and retrieval, and knowledge organization. She currently teaches in the areas of information behavior, information systems, knowledge representation and thesaurus construction. Her research focuses on information seeking and searching behavior.


Dr. Fidel is the Head of the Center for Human-Information Interaction. Her work appears in various journals and books. Professor Fidel holds an M.L.S. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1972) and a Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from the University of Maryland (1982).

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