Budd L. Gambee holds an A.B. degree in English from the University of Rochester, and earned the ABLS, MALS and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Michigan. He has held positions in the public libraries of Aurora (Illinois) and Detroit (Michigan); in university libraries at West Virginia University and Ball State University (Muncie, Indiana); as teacher of library science at Ball State University, State University of New York at Albany, University of Michigan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and he has also held Fulbright lectureships in Egypt and Iran. Mr. Gambee is currently Professor, School of Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His teaching specialization areas include the audiovisual, history of books and libraries, art librarianship and bibliography, and publishing. He has authored several articles on audiovisual materials and the history of books and libraries in library periodicals.
[From page 26 of Return Engagement, published in 1977]