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June Ahn

June Ahn
@ahnjune
iSchool

Impact of communication technologies in education policy and student learning. In particular (a) the policies and practices of K-12 cyber schools, and (b) the effect of social media on youth learning and information behavior.

Benjamin B. Bederson

Benjamin B. Bederson
@bederson
Computer Science

Educational technologies, learning analytics, information visualization, and interaction strategies

Marshini Chetty

Marshini Chetty
@ineffablicious
iSchool

Human-computer interaction, ubiquitous computing, usable security, information and communication technology for development

Ira Chinoy

Ira Chinoy
@ichinoy
Journalism

Computer-assisted reporting, investigative journalism, overcoming barriers for access to public records, archives as resources for journalists, history of journalism and emerging media, history of information.

Timothy C. Clausner

Timothy C. Clausner
iSchool

Cognitive science. Meaning representation and cognitive processes in language, vision, and human computer interaction. Information visualization. Semantic theory linked with perceptual processes.

Tammy Clegg

Tammy Clegg
@TammyUMD
Education

Developing technology to support youth's STEM learning and disposition, community-based technologies for STEM learning and practice, and participatory design with children

Nicholas Diakopoulos

Nicholas Diakopoulos
@ndiakopoulos
Journalism

Computational journalism, algorithmic accountability, narrative data visualization, and online commenting systems

Allison Druin

Allison Druin
@adruin
iSchool

Children's interface technologies, educational applications, children as design partners, digital libraries, mobile computing, online communities.

Jason Farman

Jason Farman
@farman
American Studies

Mobile technologies, locative media, digital storytelling, cultural geography, gaming, and the history of technology.

Leah Findlater

Leah Findlater
@leahfindlater
iSchool

Personalized interfaces, accessibility, interaction techniques, and information and communication technologies for development

Jon Froehlich

Jon Froehlich
@jonfroehlich
Computer Science

Wearables, tangible interactive computing, crowdsourcing, ubiquitous computing, making, hackerspaces, environmental sustainability, health and wellness, and accessibility

Jennifer Golbeck

Jennifer Golbeck
@jengolbeck
iSchool

Social Networks, trust, intelligent interfaces, emergency and disaster response systems

Evan Golub

Evan Golub
Computer Science

Educational technology, tablet-enhanced applications, ubiquitous computing, and creativity support tools.

Mona Leigh Guha

Mona Leigh Guha
@mona_leigh
iSchool

Technology and design methods for children

Kari Kraus

Kari Kraus
iSchool

Digital humanities, virtual worlds, intellectual property, image search and retrieval, new models of scholarly communication.

Jimmy Lin

Jimmy Lin
@lintool
iSchool

Information retrieval, natural language processing, big data, social media, visualization

Kent L. Norman

Kent L. Norman
@knorman2031
Psychology

Human-computer interaction and cognitive issues in interface design, cyberpsychology, electronic educational environments, and psychological aspects of video games

Michael L. Pack

Michael L. Pack
Engineering

Intelligent transportation systems, operations research, open data, serious games, incident and emergency management, information visualization, user interface design, traveler information, and big data

Catherine Plaisant

Catherine Plaisant
@cplaisant
UMIACS

User interface design and evaluation, information visualization, evaluation methods, and public access

Jennifer Preece
Anne Rose

Anne Rose
@annetrose
UMIACS

Information visualization and digital libraries with an emphasis on service oriented projects.

Ben Shneiderman

Ben Shneiderman
@benbendc
Computer Science

Information visualization, user interface design, human-computer interaction theories, empirical methods, universal usability.

Jessica Vitak

Jessica Vitak
@jvitak
iSchool

I study how people's use of communication technologies affects their information disclosures, privacy attitudes and behaviors, relationship maintenance and self-presentation strategies, and accrual of social capital resources. I am especially interested in framing this research through the lens of context collapse.



Campus Collaborators

Melissa Carrier

Melissa Carrier
Business

Associate Director, Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship

Neil Fraistat

Neil Fraistat
@fraistat
English

Director, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH): digital humanities, electronic editing, interactive literature, networked interfaces for electronic publication, social computing, gaming.

Jeffrey Herrmann

Jeffrey Herrmann
Engineering

Operations research; public health preparedness; design and control of manufacturing systems; integration of product design and manufacturing system design; decision-making systems in product development

Paul T. Jaeger

Paul T. Jaeger
iSchool

Information Law and Policy; E-government; Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities; Evaluation of Networked Information Systems; Social Theory and Information; Diversity and LIS Education

Matt Kirschenbaum

Matt Kirschenbaum
@mkirschenbaum
English

Digital humanities and new media, especially text visualization, text mining and text analysis, electronic literature and art, history of writing technologies, games.

Douglas W. Oard

Douglas W. Oard
iSchool

Interactive information retrieval, esp. for spoken word materials, conversational text, and multilingual applications. User modeling, implicit feedback. Archival access to electronic records.

Galit Shmueli

Galit Shmueli
Business

Information visualization in the context of data mining and statistics. Business analytics. Empirical modeling with application to eCommerce and biosurveillance.

Martha Nell Smith

Martha Nell Smith
English

Professor of English and Founding Director, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), Executive Editor, Dickinson Electronic Archives projects; electronic and social editing; gender and ethnomethodology in digital humanities; visualization and data mining; feminist theory and knowledge production; queering the digital.

Ping Wang

Ping Wang
iSchool

Information Technology Innovations, Science of Ideas, e-Social Sciences, Technology Entrepreneurship, Organizational and Technological Change, Science of Science Policy

Ann C. Weeks

Ann C. Weeks
iSchool

Digital libraries and children, development and use of digital resources in schools and libraries.



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