Congratulations to our iSchool Strategic Research Fund (SRF) recipients this year!
- Katie Davis for Tracking the Long-term Effects of COVID-19 on Teens’ Wellbeing.
- Anna Lauren Hoffmann, Marika Cifor, Megan Finn, and Tonia Sutherland for Representing Gender and Race in COVID-19: A Critical Information and Data Studies Approach to Pandemic Data, COVID Dashboards, and Discourses of Equity and Justice.
- Maria Garrido for Blending/Merging Research and STEM Education for Gender-Inclusive Technology Development in Ghana.
- Tanu Mitra for Designing Systems to Signal Credibility.
- Chirag Shah for Responsible AI Applications and Experiences (RAISE).
Jevin West and Benjamin M. Althouse were awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant of $7,840,250 for West African Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases. Of the total award, $265,749 will come to the iSchool.
Jin Ha Lee had a paper accepted to CHI 2021: “Armed in ARMY: A case study of how BTS fans successfully collaborated to #MatchAMillion for Black Lives Matter.” The paper was co-authored with So Yeon Park, Nicole Santero, and Blair Kaneshiro.
Chris Holstrom and Joseph T. Tennis had the following paper accepted to iConference 2021: "Studying Subject Ontogeny at Scale in a Polyhierarchical Indexing Language." The paper presents initial findings from research funded by the iSchool Strategic Research Fund.
Chris Jowaisas and Bree Norlander’s poster, “E-rate Funding and Libraries: Preliminary Analysis of Trends Post-Modernization,” was accepted to iConference 2021.
Jason Young and Kurtis Heimerl were featured in a Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering news article titled, “UW researchers work to decrease the digital divide in the Puget Sound region.”
Michelle H. Martin:
- in collaboration with Milly Romeijn-Stout, Emily Beran, Jennifer Stetson, Jamie Poirier, Justine Rea, Rea Harris, Nicole Breiner, Austin Foglesong, Jennifer Ching, Chelsea Riddle, and Chelsea Davies, published “Harry Potter in the 21st Century: Leveraging Problematic Fiction to Infuse Social Justice into LIS Curriculum” in the December issue of ALKI: The Washington Library Association Journal.
- wrote the inaugural piece for the Anti-Racism, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion column in the same issue: “Checking Your Privilege.”
- was interviewed for a KQED article on diversifying collections: “Diversifying Your Classroom Book Collections? Avoid These 7 Pitfalls.”
Chirag Shah published an article in Aslib Journal of Information Management titled, “Understanding the spread of prevention and cessation messages on social media for substance use in youth.” The article was co-authored with Soumik Mandal, Stephanie Peña-Alves, Michael L. Hecht, Shannon D. Glenn, Anne E. Ray, and Kathryn Greene.
- had an article published in CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing titled, “’Eavesdropping': An Information Source for Inpatients.” The article was co-authored with Shefali Haldar, Sonali R. Mishra (iSchool PhD alum), and Wanda Pratt.
- presented early findings on research she conducted at Microsoft Research this summer at the International ALS/MND Associations Allied Professionals Conference. The title of her presentation was "Benefits and Barriers to Telehealth Video Conferencing for Adults who use AAC."
Adam Moore’s article, “Taxation, Forced Labor, and Theft: Why Taxation is 'On a Par' with Forced Labor,” was published in the Southern Journal of Philosophy. The SJP has an acceptance rate of 12%, publishes 5 issues per year, publishes ~30 articles per year, and has a H-index of 20.
Jin Ha Lee’s paper reporting findings from the VR project with Washington State Library has been accepted to Journal of Documentation: “Perceptions and experiences of Virtual Reality in public libraries.” The paper was co-authored with Negin Dahya, Mx WE King, Kung Jin Lee.
- was featured on the Tribal Nations page of UW in Your Community that gets sent to WA state legislators to show impact of research and work at UW.
- participated on the panel, "Embracing a Complicated Relationship: Indigenous Museum Work," for the Neubeauer Collegium Director's Lecture at the University of Chicago. You can watch a recording of the panel discussion here.