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Katie Davis

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Assistant Professor
Office: Mary Gates Hall 330B
Phone: 206.221.7741
Fax: 206.616.3152

Primary Areas of Expertise

Current Quarter Teaching

  • LIS 598 - Special topics in information and library science

Education

  • EDD, Human Development and Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2011
  • Ed.M, Risk and Prevention, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2009
  • Ed.M, Mind, Brain, and Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2002
  • BA, English, Williams College, 2000

Awards

  • Academic Career Enhancement (ACE) Award - Yahoo!, 2013

Memberships

  • American Educational Research Association
  • Association of Internet Researchers
  • International Society of the Learning Sciences
  • Society for Research in Child Development
  • Society for Research on Adolescence
  • Society for Research on Identity Formation

Publications and Contributions

  • Journal Article, Academic Journal "Amino Acid Jazz": Amplifying biochemistry concepts with content-rich music (2013)
    Journal of Chemical Education Volume 90 page 1479-1483 Authors: Katharine Davis, Gregory J. Crowther
  • Conference Poster CHIL: Cultural Heritage and Informal Learning at the iSchool (2013)
    iSchool Research Fair Authors: Katharine Davis, Jin Ha Lee, Kristine Morrissey, Joseph T. Tennis
  • Research Report Technique and content in the works of young artists: A methodological contribution (2013)
    Good Work Project Report Series Issue No. 85 Authors: Katharine Davis, DJ DiBarolomeo, Z Clark
  • Book, Scholarly-New The App Generation: How today's youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world (2013)
    page 256 ISBN/ISSN: 978-0300196214 Authors: Katharine Davis, Howard Gardner
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Tweens’ conceptions of privacy online: Implications for educators (2013)
    Learning, Media and Technology Volume 38 Issue 1 page 4-25 Authors: Katharine Davis, C James
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Young people's digital lives: The impact of interpersonal relationships and digital media use on adolescents' sense of identity (2013)
    Computers in Human Behavior Volume 29 page 2281-2293 Author: Katharine Davis
  • Book Entry, Almanac or Encyclopedia Adolescent learners' characteristics (2012)
    Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning page 134-136 Author: Katharine Davis
  • Book Entry, Almanac or Encyclopedia Adult learners' characteristics (2012)
    Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning page 136-138 Author: Katharine Davis
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Five minds our children deserve: Why they’re needed, how to nurture them. (2012)
    Journal of Educational Controversy Volume 6 Issue 1 Authors: Katharine Davis, H Gardner
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Friendship 2.0: Adolescents’ experiences of belonging and self-disclosure online (2012)
    Journal of Adolescence Volume 35 Issue 6 page 1527-1536 Author: Katharine Davis
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New I’ll pay attention when I’m older: Generational differences in trust (2012)
    Restoring Trust page 47-67 Authors: Katharine Davis, J Ryan, C James, M Rundle, H Gardner
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New My trust needs to be earned, or I don’t give it: Youth’s mental models of trust (2012)
    Restoring Trust page 25-45 Authors: M Rundle, C James, Katharine Davis, J Ryan, J M Francis, H Gardner
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Tensions of identity in a networked era: Young people’s perspectives on the risks and rewards of online self-expression. (2012)
    New Media & Society Volume 14 Issue 4 page 634-651 Author: Katharine Davis
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal A life in bits and bytes: A portrait of a college student and her life with digital media. (2011)
    Teachers College Record Volume 113 Issue 9 page 1960-1982 Author: Katharine Davis
  • Book Entry, Almanac or Encyclopedia The theory of multiple intelligences (2011)
    Cambridge Handbook of Intelligence page 485-503 Authors: Katharine Davis, J Christiandoulou, S Seider, H Gardner
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Coming of age online: The developmental underpinnings of girls’ blogs (2010)
    Journal of Adolescent Research Volume 25 Issue 1 page 145-171 Author: Katharine Davis
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Fostering cross-generational dialogues about the ethics of online life (2010)
    Journal of Media Literacy Education Volume 2 Issue 2 page 124-150 Authors: Katharine Davis, S L Katz, R Santo, C James
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New The pedagogy of GoodWork: Strategies of engagement (2010)
    GoodWork: Theory and practice page 257-269 Author: Katharine Davis
  • Book Entry, Almanac or Encyclopedia Trust: Its conceptualization by scholars, its status with young persons (2010)
    Political and civic leadership: A reference handbook, volume 2 Authors: Katharine Davis, H Gardner
  • Graduate student journal Adolescent friendships on LiveJournal (2009)
    Rocky Mountain Communication Review Volume 6 Issue 1 page 47-50 Author: Katharine Davis
  • Research Report Meeting of Minds: Cross-generational dialogue on the ethics of digital life (2009)
    Authors: R Santo, C James, Katharine Davis, S L Katz, L Burch, B Joseph
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New Morality, ethics and good work: Young people’s respectful and ethical minds (2009)
    Morality, ethics and gifted minds Authors: S Seider, Katharine Davis, H Gardner
  • Research Report New digital media, social institutions and the changing roles of youth (2009)
    Good Work Project Report Series Volume 61 Authors: M Wiegel, Katharine Davis, C James, H Gardner
  • Research Report Rethinking girls’ development in a digital era (2009)
    FIfF-Kommunikation Volume 26 Issue 3 page 48-51 Author: Katharine Davis
  • Research Report Social development in the era of new digital media (2009)
    Good Work Project Report Series Issue 60 Authors: Katharine Davis, M Wiegel, C James, H Gardner
  • Research Report Young people, ethics, and the new digital media: A synthesis from the GoodPlay Project. (2009)
    The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Reports on Digital Media and Learning Authors: C James, Katharine Davis, A Flores, J Francis, M Rundle, H Gardner
  • Research Report Trust in the lives of young people: A conceptual framework to explore how youth make trust judgments (2008)
    Good Work Project Report Series Volume 52 Author: Katharine Davis
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal When false representations ring true (and when they don’t) (2008)
    Social Research Volume 75 Issue 4 page 1085-1108 Authors: Katharine Davis, S Seider, H Gardner
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal Good work in psychology (2007)
    The Psychologist Volume 20 Issue 11 page 672-676 Authors: S Seider, Katharine Davis, H Gardner
  • Research Report Is trust on the wane? It may depend on where you live (2006)
    Good Work Project Report Series Issue 46 Author: Katharine Davis
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New Youth identities in a digital age: The anchoring role of friends in youth’s approaches to online identity expression
    Mediated youth cultures: The internet, belonging, and new cultural configurations Author: Katharine Davis

Presentations

  • "Assessing change in adolescents' art-making over time: A methodology." (2014)
    Presented at: American Educational Research Association
  • "Bullying in a digital era: Which adolescents are most at risk?" (2014)
    Presented at: Society for Research on Adolescence
  • "Connecting learning with digital badges: Exploring the formal and informal learning experiences of youth from non-dominant backgrounds." (2014)
    Presented at: Digital Media and Learning - MacArthur Foundation
  • "Innovating education practice through digitial badges: Recent research, current practices, and future directions." (2014)
    Presented at: American Educational Research Association
  • "Sing about science: Leveraging the power of music to improve science education." (2014)
    Presented at: American Educational Research Association
  • "Stakeholders' perceptions of the opportunities, challenges, and value of digital badges in education." (2014)
    Presented at: American Educational Research Association
  • "Askwith Forum: The App Generation" (2013)
    Presented at: Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • "Badges for lifelong learning" (2013)
    Presented at: The Information School
  • "Bullying: How does it start and how do we stop it?" (2013)
    Presented at: Sno-Isle Libraries
  • "Charting a research trajectory from conceptual development to construct measurement" (2013)
  • "GoodPlay online: Exploring digital ethics and new media literacies" (2013)
    Presented at: GoodPlay
  • "Identity development in the digital age: Identity work on social networking sites" (2013)
    Presented at: Society for Research on Identity Formation
  • "Leveraging new media technologies to make learning more engaging" (2013)
    Presented at: UW's inter-department Human-Computer Interaction and Design Research Group
  • "Round table I: Research to practice" (2013)
    Presented at: ALA
  • "School Library and Technology Exploratory Workshop" (2013)
    Presented at: American Library Association
  • "Studying the 'App Generation': New media's role in youth identity, intimacy, and imagination" (2013)
  • "The App Generation" (2013)
    Presented at: 92nd Street Y
  • "The App Generation" (2013)
    Presented at: Cambridge Forum
  • "The GoodPlay Project: Exploring ethics and new media literacies" (2013)
    Presented at: Project Zero
  • "The GoodPlay Project: Exploring ethics and new media literacies" (2013)
    Presented at: Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • "The identites of today's digital youth: Coherent or fragmented?" (2013)
    Presented at: Society for Research on Identity Formation
  • "Theory with practice: Teachers' perspective on and experiences with digital media and media literacy education" (2013)
    Presented at: National Association for Media Literacy Education
  • "Today's digital youth: Growing up in a hyper-connected, multi-tasking, media-rich world" (2013)
    Presented at: University of Washington
  • "Understanding inequalities in digital media and learning" (2013)
  • "Understanding inequalities in digital media and learning" (2013)
    Presented at: American Educational Research Association
  • "Building community online: Opportunities, challenges, and the role of schools" (2012)
    Presented at: American Educational Research Association
  • "Researching digital youth: Developing and validating survey instruments" (2012)
    Presented at: Information School, University of Washington
  • "Researching digital youth: Theoretical foundations" (2012)
    Presented at: The Information School, University of Washington
  • "The GoodPlay Project: Exploring ethics and digital life" (2012)
    Presented at: Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • "The GoodPlay Project: Exploring ethics and digital life" (2012)
    Presented at: Association of Independent Schools of New England (AISNE)
  • "The space between generations: What’s different about today’s digital youth?" (2012)
    Presented at: Microsoft Women of Research, UW Women in Informatics, and Women in Bio Seattle Metro
  • "Young people’s digital lives: The impact of digital media use and interpersonal relationships on adolescents’ sense of identity" (2012)
  • "Young people’s digital lives: The role of new media in youth identity and relationships" (2012)
    Presented at: School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University
  • "Young people’s digital lives: The role of new media in youth identity and relationships" (2012)
    Presented at: Information School, University of Washington
  • "Young people’s digital lives: The role of new media in youth identity and relationships" (2012)
    Presented at: Information School, University of Michigan
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