Sam Burns

Sam Burns

Senior IT Manager; Information Commons
(512) 471-2718
UTA 5.316


Sam Burns is a Senior IT Manager and Director of the Information Commons. He is responsible for managing the infrastructure, planning, and development of the computing infrastructure within the iSchool. Sam has worked as a human-computer interaction researcher in the information fields since 2004 where he is most interested in the development of classification systems and as an advocate for universal design. He has worked previously as an archivist, records management consultant, and business planner in Florida and Texas.


MSIS the University of Texas at Austin School of Information 2004
B.S. History/Social Science, Florida State University 1996

Areas Of Specialization

Human-Computer Interaction
IT Governance
Accessibility and Universal Design
Information Security
Servers and Network Administration
Database Administration
Systems Analysis
IT and Higher Education