Chad Doran

Chad Doran

Adjunct Lecturer (Enterprise Records and Information Manager at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory)

Chad Doran joined the iSchool in 2018 as an Adjunct Lecturer.  Chad has over 15 years of experience in the field of records management and information governance.  He specializes in the development and implementation of forward-thinking information management strategies to protect, preserve, and make digital resources accessible.  Chad currently works at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab in Laurel, MD as the Enterprise Records and Information Manager.  Prior to that, Chad was the Chief Records Management Officer of the Arlington County Government.  Chad’s research focuses on the intersection of technology and policy, as it relates to the management of information assets.


Intelligent information management
Digital curation
Information governance
Data analytics and visualization
Open data and e-government
Information ethics, privacy and security
Machine learning and deep fakes


PhD, Information Studies, University of Maryland
MIM, University of Maryland
MBA, Johns Hopkins University
BA, Government, University of Notre Dame