Assistant Provost for Educational Technology; Dean of the Library; Associate Professor of Information Studies
Office: Ames Library, 2nd floor
Education: BA, University of Washington, 1993; MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary, 2002; MLIS, Rutgers University, 2004; DMin, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. At SPU since 2011.
Michael Paulus leads the Seattle Pacific University Library, which includes educational technology and the information studies program. Before coming to SPU, Dr. Paulus directed the archives and special collections program at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, and supervised technical services for special collections at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey.
Dr. Paulus’s administrative, teaching, and scholarly interests focus on the future of information communication technologies — from books to artificial intelligence — especially as they relate to libraries, higher education, work, and ethics.
Dr. Paulus teaches the introductory course in the information studies minor and regularly teaches courses as an adjunct in the School of Education.
Artificial Intelligence and the Apocalyptic Imagination: Artificial Agency and Human Hope
Cascade Books, 2023
AI, Faith, and the Future: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Pickwick Publications, 2022
Edited with Michael Langford
Please view Dr. Paulus’ SelectedWorks site for more publications.
Dr. Paulus’ website