Charles Bugre is a PhD candidate at the University of Washington Information School. His current research interests include participatory, UX research with/for under and unserved populations, the use of ICT for economic and social development; information/ICT and its ethical use among the youth; digital literacy for persons with low-levels of literacy; ICT and the future of libraries; deepfakes and its looming effects on democracy. Before coming to UW iSchool, Charles has worked as an academic librarian for over nine years and as a lecturer in Information Technology for over three years.


  • MS, Information Science, University of Washington, 2023
  • MSC, Information Technology, Sikkim Manipal University, 2016
  • BA, Information Studies & French, University of Ghana, 2010


  • Association for Information Science and Technology

Publications and Contributions


  • Making Ends Meet in a Pandemic: African Library Initiatives During COVID-19 (2023)
    86th Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science & Technology - London, United Kingdom
  • How Does Adult Digital Literacy Curricula Address Problematic Information? (2022)
    2022 ASIS&T Annual Meeting - Pittsburgh, PA