Michelle H. Martin’s Read-a-Rama program received a $25,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Snohomish County to train Sno-Isle Librarians and teachers in the surrounding schools on implementing Camp Read-a-Rama in their libraries and schools.
Anna Lauren Hoffmann's work was cited in the OneZero article "To Understand Facebook Today, Read Its Earliest Critics."
Tanu Mitra has been awarded a Department of Defense (DoD) Minerva Research Initiative grant of $245,366 for Models and Methods for Understanding Covert Online Influence.
- gave an invited talk, "Beyond Medical Cure: Remedy, Care, and Curation of HIV-Positive Artists Records with the Visual AIDS Archive Project," at the University of Arizona iSchool Colloquium Series.
- was an invited panelist for community arts organization Visual AIDS’ event, Digital Surveillance, Privacy, and Preservation in Community-based Archives.
- along with Niloufar Salehi (UC Berkeley), Patricia Garcia (Michigan), Anita Say Chan (UIUC), Catherine D’Ignazio (MIT), Lauren Klein (Emory), and Tonia Sutherland (UH), presented in a session she co-organized, No: Critical Refusal as Feminist Data Practice, at CSCW 2020.
Tanu Mitra and her students presented four papers at CSCW 2020:
- Best Paper Honorable Mention: “What Makes People Join Conspiracy Communities?: Role of Social Factors in Conspiracy Engagement,” with Shruti Phadke.
- “Measuring Misinformation in Video Search Platforms: An Audit Study on YouTube,” with Prerna Juneja.
- “Narrative Maps: An Algorithmic Approach to Represent and Extract Information Narratives,” with Brian Keith (Virginia Tech).
- “Investigating Differences in Crowdsourced News Credibility Assessment: Raters, Tasks, and Expert Criteria,” with Momen Bhuiyain (Virginia Tech).