Michael Casey is currently the Director of Customer Experience for the Gwinnett County Public Library in metropolitan Atlanta. Named a Mover & Shaker by Library Journal in March 2007, he co-authored (with Michael Stephens) “The Transparent Library” (2014, Amazon KDP) and he co-authored (with Laura Savastinuk) “Library 2.0: A Guide to Participatory Library Service” (2007, Information Today Press) and is a contributor to “Library 2.0 and Beyond” (2007, Libraries Unlimited). He and Michael Stephens co-authored a monthly column in Library Journal titled “The Transparent Library“. He has written and spoken internationally on the subject of modern library services.
An avid photographer, Michael has had many of his photos published, including in New York: A Photographic Album (2009, Universe), Sandra Cisneros: Inspiring Latina Author (2010, Enslow), Elle Decoration magazine, Georgia Libraries Quarterly (2011), Library Journal (2011), Georgia Gwinnett College Public Affairs Department, Diamond Dwellings Realty, and Green Leaf Brick.
Michael holds an MLS from Southern Connecticut State, an MA in Political Science from Pennsylvania State University, and a BA from Duquesne University. His family, friends, travel and hobbies can all be seen in his photos on Flickr.