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Stephen Elisha James

educator , library administrator

Stephen Elisha James, American library administrator, educator. Recipient commendation award, Ohio, 1972, City East Point award, 1983. Member of American Library Association, Michigan Library. Association, Mensa, Alpha Phi Alpha, Beta Phi Mu.

Background

James, Stephen Elisha was born on May 19, 1942 in Montgomery, louisiana, United States. Son of Elisha and Hazel Agatha (Todd) James.

Education

Bachelor, Case Western Reserve University, 1970. Master of Science in Library. Science, 1971; Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1983.

Career

Library. Cleveland Public Library., 1969—1973. Associate professor Atlanta University, 1976—1987. Assistant director public libraries Saginaw, 1987—1990.

Director statewide library programs Michigan, 1990—1992. Chief humanities and social services division Library. Congress, from 1992; adjunct professor University Michigan, 1988—1990, Wayne State University, 1990—1992.

Member advisory board Library. Qua, 1985—1990; board directors Library. Waves, 1985—1988.

Works

  • Editor: Measuring Quality Library. Service, 1974. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Library Association, Michigan Library. Association, Mensa, Alpha Phi Alpha, Beta Phi Mu.

Connections

Children: Lydia Yvonne, Stephen Christopher.

father:
Elisha James

mother:
Hazel Agatha (Todd) James

children:
Lydia Yvonne James

Stephen Christopher James