Nicole Kuhn will present “Developing Indigenous Community-Based Participatory Design Methods to Understand Tribal Communities’ Use of Information Technologies for Addressing Critical Health Needs” as part of the American Indian & Indigenous Studies (AIIS) Scholars Program showcase on Monday at 12:30 PM via Zoom (https://washington.zoom.us/j/99409690962).
Prerna Juneja has been awarded a Social Data Research and Dissertation Fellowship by the Social Science Research Council (SSRC). The purpose of this fellowship is to support dissertation research focused on two key areas: 1) advancing scholarly research on the role social media plays in election and democracy, with an emphasis on the US 2020 election and 2) expanding best practices and methods for accessing and analyzing relevant data that can inform our understanding of the impact of social data on democracy. Congratulations, Prerna!
Marika Cifor’s special issue of First Monday on “HIV/AIDS and Digital Media,” co-edited with Cait McKinney (Simon Fraser University), was released this week. It includes an article co-authored by Cifor and McKinney titled, “Reclaiming HIV/AIDS in Digital Media Studies.”
Chirag Shah and Ruoyuan Gao (Rutgers University) delivered a tutorial on "Counteracting Bias and Increasing Fairness in Search and Recommender Systems” at the ACM Recommender Systems virtual conference (RecSys 2020).