Principal Investigator (PI). Dr. Kyungwon Koh, Assistant Professor

School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Oklahoma

Dr. Kyungwon Koh is an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma School of Library and Information Studies. Her areas of expertise include the Maker movement; youth services in public and school libraries; learning and community engagement through libraries; information needs, seeking, use, and creation; and competencies for information professionals. She earned a PhD and Masters at Florida State University. She is currently the principal investigator of two IMLS-funded research projects on youth, informal learning, and Making in libraries and museums.

Graduate Research Assistants


Traci Young


Katie Widmann

Formal Research Assistants and Participating Graduate Students 

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Michelle Green, MLIS


Katherine Hickey, MLIS


Shaun Klee, MLIS

Participating Educators/Professionals

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Kathryn Roots Lewis, Director of Media Services and Instructional Technology

NH Teachers

Norman High School Maker Class Team (from left to right): Kathryn Lewis (Director of Media Services and Instructional Technology at NPS), Jeremy Davis (Media Teacher), Kyungwon Koh (PI, Assistant Professor at OU SLIS), Martha Pangburn (Teacher Librarian), and Taryn Kingery (Teacher Librarian).

The Irving Middle School Meteorology Makers’ Club 


Danny Mattox


Andrea Melvin, Program Manager, K-12 Outreach at the Oklahoma Climate Survey and Oklahoma Mesonet

Amanda Kordeliski, Librarian at Norman Public Schools

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