The Br. Emmett Corry-H.W. Wilson Social Justice Fellowship is awarded to an academically distinguished MS LIS student who has pursued an approved research project exploring issues of social justice in the information profession under the guidance of a mentor.
Br. Emmett Corry, O.S.F. was professed as a Franciscan in 1955. He attended St. Francis College in Brooklyn, earned a master’s degree in Library Science from Columbia University and his doctorate in media studies from NYU before becoming director of DLIS at St. John’s (1989-1995).