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Adam Blackwell

Product Manager Lead
Platforms & Dissertations
(formerly) faculty at University of Utah


Adam has worked at ProQuest for 14 years, during which time he wrote the content for and oversaw the development of ProQuest’s award-winning information literacy product (Research Companion) and researched the origin and persistence of the problem of “fake news.” He currently works on ProQuest’s platform and dissertations teams.


Before ProQuest, Adam taught composition, literature, and creative writing at the University of Utah, where he earned his PhD in English. While living in Salt Lake City, he wrote several documentaries that were broadcast on public television. He also learned to ski, albeit badly.


Adam, who has a BA in social anthropology from Cambridge University (Caius), now lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with his wife and three children. He was born in Switzerland and has also lived in France, Russia, and Turkmenistan.


Computers in Libraries 2018

Wednesday April 18, 2018

12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.

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