T. Kanti Srikantaiah

T. Kanti Srikantaiah

T. Kanti Srikantaiah

Visiting Professor
4111E Hornbake Building, South Wing
(301) 405-7742
(301) 314-9145


PhD, University of Southern California


Taverekere (Kanti) Srikantaiah, is a Visiting Professor at the iSchool, University of Maryland.  He served as Director and Professor, Center for Knowledge Management at Dominican University from September 1997 through August 2010. Before joining Dominican, Kanti had a distinguished career at the World Bank where he headed varied and important assignments, in the areas of information management, at headquarters in Washington D.C. (and also at the World Bank's field offices in Africa and Asia). He worked at the Library of Congress as an area specialist and taught at the California State University, Fullerton, California, as an Associate Professor with tenure. He has taught as an adjunct faculty at the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C, Syracuse University, University of Wisconsin at Madison, University of Maryland at College Park, University of Maryland University College, and at Kent State University at Kent, Ohio. His area of specialization includes Organization of Information, Management of Information Repositories, Environmental Scanning, Information Audit, Project Management and Knowledge Management.  Among others, his research output covers: several research studies and project reports at the World Bank; authoring several books—four in the knowledge management area; articles and presentations at international professional organizations such as IFLA and professional organizations such as ASIS&T and ICKM. He was invited to conduct KM workshops in Singapore and India in 2004. In 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015,and 2016 summers, he also taught courses as a visiting professor, at XIME (Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship and in the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore, India.

Research Interest

Knowledge Management
Organization of information
Project management
Competitive intelligence
Environmental scanning


  • INFM 612- Management of Information Programs and Services
  • INST 715- Knowledge Management
  • INFM 714- Principles of Competitive Intelligence
  • INFM 732- Information Audits and Environmental Scans
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