• Information Artifact Evaluation
  • Software Testing
  • Software Engineering


Tim Carlson is a guest faculty member at the University of Washington Information School where he teaches classes in web development. He teaches Java and introductory programming classes in the CSS department at UW Bothell. In addition to his work in academia, Tim worked at Microsoft for 25 years as a Software Test Manager and SDET. He worked on Word, Exchange, Money, TaxSaver, MSN, and Bing, among others. Currently, he also works part-time doing ETL, data warehousing, and report generation using a variety of tools and languages for Arena Sports. Tim earned an MSIM and Ph.D. in Information Science from the iSchool at the University of Washington. Most of his research is related to Information Artifact Evaluation, and his dissertation is in this domain: http://hdl.handle.net/1773/40918


  • Ph D, Information Science, University of Washington, 2017
  • MS, Finance, Seattle University, 1993
  • BA, Business Administration, Pacific Lutheran University, 1987
  • BA, Computer Science , Pacific Lutheran University, 1987
  • MS, Information Science , University of Washington

Publications and Contributions

  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Professional Sports Teams on the Web: A Comparative Study Employing the Information Management Perspective (2012)
    European Sport Management Quarterly, 12(2), pp. 137-160 Authors: Hans Jochen Scholl, Tim Carlson
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    The TEDS Framework for Assessing Information Systems from a Human Actors' Perspective: Extending and Repurposing Taylor's Value-Added Model (2011)
    Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, 62(4), pp. 789-804 Authors: Hans Jochen Scholl, Michael Eisenberg, L Dirks, Tim Carlson
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Discipline or interdisciplinary study domain? Challenges and promises in electronic government research (2007)
    Digital government, pp. 19-40 Authors: Hans Jochen Scholl, Tim Carlson
  • Conference Poster
    E-Commerce and E-Government: What Can They Learn from Each Other? (2006)
    Authors: Tim Carlson, D Turner, Karine Barzilai-Nahon, Hans Jochen Scholl
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Sourcing decisions in electronic government and the knowledge transfer problem (2006)
    Knowledge transfer for eGovernment, 20(Unknown Issue), pp. 69-81 Authors: Hans Jochen Scholl, Tim Carlson