CV

My CV is available below. A PDF version is here.

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DARREN M. STEVENSON

Department of Communication Studies; College of Literature, Science, & the Arts; University of Michigan; 5370 North Quad; 105 S. State St.; Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA

The Center for Internet and Society; Stanford Law School; 559 Nathan Abbott Way; Stanford, CA 94305 USA

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CURRENT APPOINTMENTS


2013- , Ph.D. Candidate, Communication, University of Michigan

2014-2016, Junior Affiliate Scholar, Stanford Law School, The Center for Internet & Society, Stanford University

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RESEARCH AREAS


Programmatic Marketing & Advertising; Big Data; Social Data; Analytics; Privacy; Trust; Persuasion; Media, Information, & Communication Technology; Information Systems; Infrastructure; Technology Law & Public Policy; Computational Social Science

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EDUCATION


2013- , Ph.D. in Communication (expected 2016), College of Literature, Science, & the Arts, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Ph.D. Supervisor: Christian Sandvig

2009, Coursework in Computer Science (post-graduate), College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2002-2006, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography summa cum laude, School of Art & Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

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ACADEMIC POSITIONS & AFFILIATIONS


Visiting & External Appointments:

2014-2016, Junior Affiliate Scholar, Stanford Law School, The Center for Internet & Society, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA

2012, Visiting Scholar, Department of Media Technology & Interaction Design, School of Computer Science & Communication, Royal Institute of Technology / Kungliga Tekniska högskolan (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden

At University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA:

2015, Instructor of Record (Lecturer), Dept. of Communication Studies

2013, 2015, Graduate Fellow, Dept. of Communication Studies

2014-2015, Graduate Student Research Assistant (PI: Prof. Christian Sandvig), Dept. of Communication Studies

2014, Graduate Student Research Assistant (Co-PIs: Profs. Josh Pasek, Frederick Conrad, Cliff Lampe), MCubed Project: Linking Social Media and Surveys: Processes and Tools

2014- , Researcher, Media Psychology Laboratory (PI: Prof. Sonya Dal Cin), Institute for Social Research (ISR)

2014, Head Graduate Student Instructor (with Profs. Amanda Lotz & Josh Pasek), Dept. of Communication Studies

2013- , Researcher, Infrastructure Research Laboratory (PI: Prof. Christian Sandvig), Dept. of Communication Studies & School of Information

2013, Graduate Student Instructor (with Profs. Amanda Lotz & Josh Pasek), Dept. of Communication Studies

At University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA:

2012, Instructor of Record (Lab Instructor), College of Media

2011-2012, Researcher, Center for People and Infrastructures (Co-PIs: Profs. Christian Sandvig, Karrie Karahalios, Kevin Hamilton, & Cedric Langbort), Coordinated Science Laboratory

2011-2012, Graduate Fellow, International Forum for U.S. Studies

2010-2012, Graduate Research Assistant, Visualization Laboratory, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science & Technology

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PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS


2007- , Consultant (independent), Champaign, IL, USA & Ann Arbor, MI, USA

    Deliver professional services to a diverse range of clients, including Fortune 500 firms, non-profit sector, & political campaigns

2007-2010, Manager, Visualization Laboratory, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science & Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

    Served clients from industry & academia providing hands-on research assistance & project deliverables; Supervised professional research & support staff, Conducted annual staff performance evaluations; Served on hiring committees, Provided budget planning & oversight; Maintained services-supported financial accounts; Communicated complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences (lab clients, donors, administrators, news media)

2006-2007, Multimedia Specialist, NASA Virtual Laboratory, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science & Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

    Produced technical videos, web content, and other multimedia materials for science outreach; Conducted interviews

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SCHOLARSHIP


Selected Publications:

Forthcoming:

Stevenson, D. Surveillance and Persuasion in Contemporary Communication Studies. Social Science Research Council (SSRC), Study Group on Communications and Public Policy.

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

Stevenson, D., & Pasek, J. (2015). Privacy Concern, Trust, and Desire for Content Personalization. In Proc. of TPRC 43, Arlington, VA, USA.

Stevenson, D. (2015). Market-Based Audience Costs in Real-Time Bidding Advertising Systems. In Proc. of American Marketing Association (AMA) Summer Marketing Educators’ Conference, Chicago, IL, USA, vol. 26.

Edited Collections:

Stevenson, D. (2014). Locating Discrimination in Data-Based Systems.  In S. Peña Gangadharan, V. Eubanks, & S. Barocas (Eds.), Data and Discrimination: Collected Essays. Washington, DC: Open Technology Institute, New America Foundation.

Essays:

Stevenson, D. (2015, March 5). Does E-commerce Personalization Make All Consumers Vulnerable Consumers?. The Center for Internet and Society, Stanford Law School.

Other Writing:

Stevenson, D. (2015). Designing (and Teaching!) a New Course. Dept. of Communication Studies, University of Michigan.

Refereed Conference Papers & Presentations:

Stevenson, D. Trouble Along the Personal Data Superhighway: Marketers, Consumers, and Challenges for Digital Content Personalization. Paper (to be) presented at the 101st Annual National Communication Association (NCA) Conference, Las Vegas, NV, USA (Nov. 19-22, 2015).

Stevenson, D. Surveillance and Persuasion as Emerging Co-Benefactors of Communication Studies. Paper (to be) presented at the 101st Annual National Communication Association (NCA) Conference, Las Vegas, NV, USA (Nov. 19-22, 2015).
*Top Student Paper Award, Division: Communication & The Future

Stevenson, D., & Pasek, J. (2015). Privacy Concern, Trust, and Desire for Content Personalization. Paper (to be) presented to: 2015 TPRC, 43rd Research Conference on Communications, Information and Internet Policy, Arlington, VA, USA (Sept. 24, 2015); 2015 Amsterdam Privacy Conference, Netherlands (Oct. 23-26, 2015).

Stevenson, D. (2015). Market-Based Audience Costs in Real-Time Bidding Advertising Systems. Paper presented at American Marketing Association (AMA) Summer Marketing Educators’ Conference, Chicago, IL (Aug. 14-16, 2015).

Stevenson, D., Using Online Advertising Networks to Study Human Behavior. Paper presented to the 2015 Computational Social Science Summit (CSSS), Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA (May 15-17, 2015); Computational Approaches to Advance Communication Research Preconference co-organized by Noshir Contractor & Leslie DeChurch, 65th International Communication Association (ICA) Annual Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico (May 21, 2015).

Stevenson, D., Where in the %#&! are you? Twitter, Place, and the Nuances of Knowing with Big Data. Paper (to be) presented at the 9th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), Oxford, UK (May 26-29, 2015).

Stevenson, D., & Sandvig, C. Evidence of Contextual Integrity for Personal Information Use in Targeted Online Advertising. Paper (to be) presented to 2015 American Marketing Association (AMA) Marketing and Public Policy Conference, Washington, DC (June 4-6, 2015).

Stevenson, D. Experience in the Customized Online Media Environment.Paper (to be) presented to 65th International Communication Association (ICA) Annual Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico (May 21-25, 2015).

Stevenson, D., & Sandvig, C., How Personal is Personal Information? Data-Driven Policymaking for Targeted Online Advertising. Paper (to be) presented to 65th International Communication Association (ICA) Annual Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico (May 21-25, 2015).

Wagner, E., Stevenson, D., & Pasek, J. Linking Individuals’ Twitter Data with Survey Data: Challenges and Approaches. Paper (to be) presented at 70th Annual American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) Conference, Hollywood, Florida (May 14-17, 2015).

Stevenson, D., Sandvig, C., How Personal is Personal Information?. Paper presented to Whose Information Is It Anyway? In Search of a New Balance, co-organized by X-Lab (New America Foundation) and the Institute for Information Policy (Penn. State Univ.), at New America Foundation, Washington, D.C. (Sept. 10, 2014).

Stevenson, D., To Confuse the System, Click Here: Trust, Skepticism, and Misdirection in the Analytics Era, panel Communicating Measures co-organized by Melissa Aronczyk, Devon Powers, Brooke Duffy, Darren Stevenson, & Alison Hearn. Paper presented to 64th International Communication Association (ICA) conference, Seattle, WA, USA (May 23, 2014).

Stevenson, D., Discrimination by Design? Data-Based Pricing in Online Ad-Buying Systems. Paper presented to Data & Discrimination Preconference co-organized by Seeta Peña Gangadharan & Open Technology Institute (OTI), New America Foundation, at 64th International Communication Association (ICA) conference, Seattle, WA, USA (May 22, 2014).

Stevenson, D. For the Love of Hypotheses: A Mixed Model for Bridging the Methodological Chasm in STS Research. Paper presented to Post-Normal STS: Constraints, Blind Spots, and New Directions, The 2014 University of Michigan Science, Technology, & Society Program Mini-Conference (May 2, 2014).

Stevenson, D., The Geographic Construction of (Mis)Information. Paper presented to Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) annual meeting, San Diego, CA, USA (Oct. 12, 2013).

Stevenson, D., Fast Food, Smart Phones, and Collaborative Action in the Digital Era. Paper presented to International Association of Media & Communication Research (IAMCR) annual conference, Dublin, Ireland (June 26, 2013).

Stevenson, D., On the Virtue of Locating and Articulating Infrastructure. Paper presented to Brands, Knowledge & Surveillance, senior scholar respondents: Joseph Turow & Mark Deuze, Beyond the Brand Popular Communication Division Preconference at London School of Economics, organized by Devon Powers & Melissa Aronczyk, 63rd International Communication Association (ICA) conference, London, UK (June 17, 2013).

Stevenson, D., Leveraging Technology for Technology Studies: Text Mining and Online Patent Databases. Paper presented to Infosocial: A Media, Technology & Society Conference, organized by Media, Technology, & Society (MTS) program, School of Communication, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA (Oct. 12, 2012).

Stevenson, D., All Your Face Are Belong To Us: Thinking Through Biometric Audience Measurement Systems. Paper presented to User, Public, Audience: Interdisciplinary and Transnational Approaches to Research in Media and Digital Cultures conference, organized by Royal Institute of Technology / Kungliga Tekniska högskolan (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden & University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, held in Urbana, IL, USA (Oct. 5, 2012).

Stevenson, D., Visualizing the Sociotechnical Network of Indian Aadhaar Developers. Paper presented to Organizations, Institutions and Innovation in the ICT Sector 2012 conference, organized by Knowledge Innovation Network Dynamics (KIND) program, Télécom Ecole de Management, Institut Mines-Telecom, Paris, France (June 26, 2012).

Stevenson, D., Visualizing the Sociotechnical Network of Indian Aadhaar Developers: Preliminary Results. Paper presented to 4th National Conference of STS Italia (Italian Society of Science and Technology Studies), Rovigo, Italy (June 21, 2012).

Stevenson, D., The Emergence of Biometric Identification in Marketing and Advertising, panel The Future of Commercial Surveillance in the Digital Era: Theoretical Approaches co-organized by Mark Andrejevic, Darren Stevenson, Joseph Turow, Kelly Gates, & Siva Vaidhyanathan. Paper presented to 62nd International Communication Association (ICA) conference, Phoenix, AZ, USA (May 25, 2012).

Stevenson, D., Deploying Biometric Imaging on the In-Store Customer. Paper presented to 12th Media Ecology Association convention, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (June 23, 2011).

Stevenson, D., The Power and Paradox of the Image as Communicator. Paper presented to annual University of Illinois Communication Collaborative Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA (Apr. 1, 2011).

Workshop & Symposium Presentations:

Stevenson, D. Towards Perfect Personalization in the Emerging Marketing Environment. (To be) Presented to the Graduate Student Consortium, 43rd Research Conference on Communications, Information and Internet Policy (TPRC), George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA (Sept. 24, 2015).

Stevenson, D. (2015). Art Thou Target or Art Thou Waste? A Collective Audit of Online Advertising Placements. Auditing Algorithms from the Outside: Methods and Implications, Workshop at 9th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), Oxford, UK (May 26, 2015).

Stevenson, D. Online Content Personalization: Implications for Privacy, Policy, Trust, and Attention. Presented to 11th Biannual Rensis Likert Dissertation Poster Session, Interdisciplinary Committee on Organizational Studies (ICOS), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA (Feb. 20, 2015).

Stevenson, D. Understanding Acceptance Mechanisms for Use of Personal Data to Support Targeted Online Advertising. Presented to the Graduate Student Consortium, 42nd Research Conference on Communications, Information and Internet Policy (TPRC), George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA (Sept. 12, 2014).

Stevenson, D. Emotion in the Digital Enclosure, Dept. of Communication Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA (Oct. 3, 2013).

Stevenson, D., Swedish Cultural Influences on the Teaching of Technology: Small Enterprises, Health Care, and Fika, Summer Fellows Symposium, Institute of Communications Research, College of Media, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA (Sept. 17, 2012).

Brubaker, J., Currie, M., Karlesky, M., Loder, C., & Page, X., & Stevenson, D., Social Capital, Values in Design Graduate Fellow Summer Program, Donald Bren School of Information & Computer Science, University of California, Irvine, USA (Aug. 25, 2012).

Stevenson, D., Chasing Transparency in Transnational Government-Industry Technology Projects, Focal Point Transnational Communications Research Symposium, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (May 3, 2012).

Stevenson, D., Biometric Identification in Practice, International Forum for U.S. Studies Fellows Workshop, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (Nov. 3, 2011).

Stevenson, D., Bee, M., Yin, L., Applications for Image Analysis and Visualization in Microscopic High-Resolution X-Ray Computed Tomography (poster), Imaging at Illinois conference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (Oct. 1, 2009).

Invited Talks:

Validating Big Data with Surveys. Political Communication Laboratory, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI,  USA (Feb. 6, 2015).

Emotion in the Digital Enclosure, Dept. of Psychology Research Seminar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA (Nov. 8, 2013).

The Nurtured Nature of Social Research Ethics, Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Weekly Seminar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA (Nov. 5, 2013).

Other Presentations:

Attitudes toward Personalized Online Marketing Practices: Results from a Survey Experiment, Media Psychology Laboratory, Institute for Social Research (ISR), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA (Apr. 9, 2014).

Distributed Cognition, Media & Cinema Studies Undergraduate Seminar, College of Media, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (April 12, 2011).

Transmedia Navigation, Media & Cinema Studies Undergraduate Seminar, College of Media, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (March 3, 2011).

[no title]. DHS Futures 2027, Science & Technology Directorate, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security (Apr. 6, 2010).

Using Visualization in Science Journalism, Journalism Undergraduate Seminar, College of Media, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (Feb. 16, 2010).

3D Printing for Architectural Design, Architecture Graduate Seminar, School of Architecture, College of Fine & Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (Dec. 14, 2009).

Inside the Visualization Laboratory, Beckman Institute Forum for Imaging & Visualization, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (Dec. 8, 2009).

Using 3D Hardware and Software for Architectural Design, Landscape Architecture Undergraduate Seminar, School of Architecture, College of Fine & Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (Mar. 6, 2008).

3D Printing for Architectural Design, Architecture Graduate Seminar, School of Architecture, College of Fine & Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (Sept. 26, 2007).

New Media in Photography, Beckman Institute Forum for Imaging & Visualization, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (Apr. 4, 2006).

Research Roundtables

Third Annual Research Roundtable on Patents and Technology Standards, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, IL (April 9-10, 2015).

Additional Scholarship:

Refereed Journal Articles:

Kenis, P., Jhong, H., Brushett, F., Yin, L., & Stevenson, D. (2012). Combining structural & electrochemical analysis of fuel cell electrodes using x-ray micro-computed tomography and a microfluidic fuel cell, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 159(3), B292-B298.

Baca, A. J., Jun Yu, K., Xiao, J., Yoon, J., Ha Ryu, J., Stevenson, D., Nuzzo, R. G., Rockett, A. A., Huang, Y., & Rogers, J. (2010). Compact monocrystalline silicon solar modules with high voltage outputs and mechanically flexible designs, Energy & Environmental Science Journal, 3(2), 208-211.

Bayer, I. S., Steele, A., Martorana, P., Loth, E., Robinson, S. J., & Stevenson, D. (2009). Biolubricant induced phase inversion and superhydrophobicity in rubber-toughened biopolymer organoclay nanocomposites, Applied Physics Letters, 95(6). 063702.

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

Stevenson, D., Yin, L., & Stewart, M. (2010). X-ray tomography verification for determining phase proportions in volcanic rocks, Developments in X-ray Tomography VII, SPIE Optical Engineering & Applications, Proceedings of SPIE 7804.

Yin, L., Chen, Y., Gelb, J., Stevenson, D., & Braun, P. (2010). High-resolution 3D imaging of polymerized photonic crystals by lab-based x-ray nanotomography with 50-nm resolution, Developments in X-ray Tomography VII, SPIE Optical Engineering & Applications, Proceedings of SPIE 7804.

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TEACHING


2015, Instructor of Record (Lecturer). Marketing in a Connected World, Special Topics in Mass Media & Mass Communication, Communication Studies 404, College of Literature, Science, & the Arts, University of Michigan, USA

2014, Head Graduate Student Instructor, Evaluating Information and Analyzing Media I, Communication Studies 121, College of Literature, Science, & the Arts, University of Michigan, USA

2013, Graduate Student Instructor, Evaluating Information and Analyzing Media I, Communication Studies 121, College of Literature, Science, & the Arts, University of Michigan, USA

2012, Instructor of Record (Lab Instructor), Introduction to Digital Media, cross-listed as Media Studies 199 / Journalism 199 / Advertising 199, College of Media, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2006, Teaching Assistant, Intermediate Photography, Arts Studio 263, School of Art & Design, College of Fine & Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

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ADDITIONAL GRADUATE TRAINING


2012, Values in Design Graduate Fellow Summer Program, Faculty Organizers: Geoffrey Bowker, Cory Knobel, Judith Gregory, John Crawford, Paul Dourish, Helen Nissenbaum, Carl DiSalvo, Matthew Bietz, Garnet Hertz, & Kurtis Lesick, Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science, University of California-Irvine, USA

2011, Weimar-Princeton Doctoral Summer School for Media Studies, Faculty Organizers: Tom Levin & Lorenz Engell, International Research Institute for Cultural Technologies & Media Philosophy (IKKM), Bauhaus-Universität, Weimar, Germany, Princeton University, USA

2010-2012, Graduate coursework in Media & Communications, Institute of Communications Research, College of Media, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Supervisor: Christian Sandvig

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GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS


External:

2015, Participant Grant. Third Annual Research Roundtable on Patents and Technology Standards, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, IL.

2012, Tuition & Travel Scholarship, Values in Design Workshop, Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine, USA

2012, Doctoral Student Travel Scholarship, Télécom Ecole de Management, Institut Mines-Télécom, Paris, France

2012, Junior Researcher Travel Award, STS Italia / Italian Society for Social Studies of Science & Technology, Dipartimento di Sociologia, Università di Padova, Padova, Italy

2012, Research Exchange Grant, Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research & Higher Education (STINT), Stockholm, Sweden

2012, Digital Humanities High Performance Computing Collaboratory Fellowship, U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) (declined)

2011, Tuition & Travel Scholarship, Princeton University, Weimar-Princeton Doctoral Summer School for Media Studies, Princeton, NJ, USA

Internal:

2015, Rackham International Research Award, Rackham School of Graduate Studies and the International Institute, University of Michigan, USA

2015, Helen H. Weber Fellowship, Dept. of Communication Studies, University of Michigan, USA

2014, Graduate Student Research Grant, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan, USA

2014, Winthrop B. Chamberlain Graduate Research Scholarship, Dept. of Communication Studies, University of Michigan, USA

2013, 2014, Conference Travel Grant, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan, USA

2013, 2014, Dept. of Communication Studies Travel Grant, University of Michigan, USA

2013, Howard R. Marsh Fellowship, Dept. of Communication Studies, University of Michigan, USA

2012, Travel Fellowship, Illinois-Sweden Program for Educational & Research Exchange (INSPIRE), Illinois Strategic International Partnerships, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2012, Summer Research Fellowship, Institute of Communications Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2012, Conference Travel Grant, Institute of Communications Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2011, Travel Fellowship, International Forum for United States Studies (IFUSS), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2005, Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Imaging Technology Group, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science & Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

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AWARDS & RECOGNITION


External:

2015, Top Student Paper Award, 101st Annual National Communication Association (NCA) Conference, Division: Communication and the Future

2008, Honorable Mention, International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge, U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)

2006, Third Place, Materials Research Society Scientific Film Festival, Materials Research Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, USA

2004-2006, The Illinois Children of Veterans Merit-Based Award, Undergraduate full tuition scholarship, State of Illinois, USA

Internal:

2006, The Outstanding Graduating Senior in Photography Award for 2006, School of Art & Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2002-2004, Edmund J. James Scholar, Campus Honors Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2003, The Legacy Book Award (for 4.0 GPA Freshman), University of Illinois Mothers Association, USA

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PRESS, FEATURED RESEARCH, & CREATIVE WORKS


[radio interview] The NSA and Online Shopping Habits, The Jim Engster Show, Louisiana Radio Network (June 2, 2015).

Locating Discrimination in Data-Based Systems featured in Digital Humanities Trends (Nov. 8, 2014).

Emotion in the Digital Enclosure featured in Big Data: Promises and Challenges, Association for Psychological Science (APS) and the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology (SMEP) Methodological Workshop Series, San Francisco, CA, USA (May, 2014).

Social Capital (Dossier), featured in UCI Workshop Explores Friendlier Technology, The Orange County Register (Aug. 22, 2012).

Doctoral Student Receives Awards, College of Media News, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (June 5, 2012).

Cover image, Science, Vol. 337, Iss. 6102 (2012).

Visualization Laboratory Continues Successful Run, Beckman News (Apr. 25, 2011).

Imagining Life Through The Eyes Of Technology, Beckman News (Mar. 17, 2010).

Imag(in)ing Life: Nature in Her Genius Had Imitated Art, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL, USA (2009-2010).

Cover image, Cancer Research, Vol. 69, No. 22 (2009).

See The Force: Mechanical Stress Leads To Self-sensing In Solid Polymers, University of Illinois News Bureau (May 6, 2009).

Artifacts of research: On singularities, with Jonathan Chertok & Michael Peyton, New Tech Demos, 2008 ACM SIGGRAPH 35th International Conference & Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Technologies, Los Angeles, CA, USA (2008).

3D Visualization in Medical & Scientific Imaging, Medical Sciences Dept., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (2008, permanent collection).

Cover image, Nature Materials, Vol. 7, No. 11 (2008).

CalculArt, Dennos Museum Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, MI, USA (2008).

Cover image, Nature, Vol. 454, No. 7205 (2008).

New Digs For VMIL Open Up Possibilities, Beckman News (Dec. 17, 2007).

Intersculpt, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL, USA (2007).

Stretchable Silicon, The Tech Museum of Innovation, San Jose, CA, USA (2006).

Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL, USA (2006).

School of Art & Design Thesis Exhibition, Champaign, IL, USA (2006).

The Digital Media Show, Link Gallery, School of Art & Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (2005).

Works, Levis Faculty Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (2005).

Getting By in America, Illini Union Art Gallery, Urbana, IL, USA (2005).

Mothers Association Honors Freshmen With Books For High School Libraries, University of Illinois News Bureau (May 29, 2003).

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DEPARTMENT & UNIVERSITY SERVICE


2014, Interim Coordinator (temporary), Human Subjects Research Participant Pool, Dept. of Communication Studies, University of Michigan, USA.

2013-2014, Sponsor & Mentor (2 undergraduate students), Social Sciences Division, Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP), University of Michigan, USA

2013, Invited Judge, Social Sciences Division, Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Spring Symposium, University of Michigan, USA

2012-2013, Graduate Student Organizer, Transnational Communications Methods and Practice: Mapping Technologies and Futures, Focal Point Initiative, Graduate College, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2012, Planning Committee, Producing Knowledge, Pushing Boundaries: 65 Years of Communications Research conference, Institute of Communications Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2011-2012, Mentor, Illinois Promise Program (Mentor high-achieving undergraduates from underrepresented groups), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2011-2012, Doctoral Student Representative, Digital Media First Committee, College of Media, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2010-2012, (elected) Doctoral Student Cohort Representative, Institute of Communications Research, College of Media, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2010-2011, Volunteer Organizer, Science Olympiad National Tournament, Middle & High School Competitions, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2011, Planning Committee, Global Feminist Media Studies Conference, College of Media, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2010, Organizing Committee, 2nd Imaging at Illinois conference, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science & Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2008-2010, Staff Volunteer, Girls Adventures in Mathematics, Engineering, and Science (G.A.M.E.S.) summer camp, College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2007-2011, Exhibit Organizer, College of Engineering Open House, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

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EDITORIAL SERVICE


Ad Hoc Journal Article Reviewer:

Big Data & Society

Information Visualization

International Journal of Communication

Social Science Computer Review

Ad Hoc Book Manuscript Reviewer:

Oxford University Press

Conference Paper Reviewer:

American Marketing Association (AMA): Marketing & Public Policy Annual Conference

International Association for Media & Communication Research (IAMCR): Annual Conference

Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR): Annual Meeting, Internet Research

International Communication Association (ICA): Annual Conference (multiple divisions: Communication and Technology; Information Systems; Law and Policy; Mass Communication; Philosophy, Theory and Critique)

University of Michigan: Mini-Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (UM-CHI)

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PUBLIC & OTHER SERVICE


2012, Invited Judge, NASA Tech Briefs Create the Future Design Contest, New York, NY, USA

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CONSULTING EXPERIENCE
(partial list, 2007-present)

Abbott Laboratories, Inc.; Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy; Ceiba Solutions, Inc.; City of Geneva, IL; Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University; Intel Corporation, Inc.; Kimberly-Clark, Inc.; Particle Engineering Research Center, University of Florida; School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University; Science & Technology Directorate, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security; University of Illinois Police Department, Urbana, IL; Wolfram Research, Inc.; Xradia, Inc.; political campaigns; others

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SKILLS


Quantitative & Qualitative Research Methods:

    Experimental design, survey design, focus group moderation, interviews, statistical analysis, modeling/regression, data management, visualization

Programming:

    Python, R, PHP, MATLAB, C, Processing, SQL/Oracle, MySQL, others

Other Computing:

    HTML, CSS, SPSS, Stata, Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Studio, UNIX/Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, application programming interfaces (APIs), the command line

Public Speaking:

    +25 research presentations at national and international conferences, workshops, seminars, invited talks; university lecturer and teaching assistant; press appearances

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PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS


American Marketing Association (AMA)
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR)
International Association for Media & Communication Research (IAMCR)
International Communication Association (ICA)
Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S)

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REFERENCES


Christian Sandvig (Ph.D. advisor)
Associate Professor
Communication Studies
& School of Information
University of Michigan
csandvig (at) umich (dot) edu

Nicole Ellison
Professor
School of Information
University of Michigan
enicole (at) umich (dot) edu

Shane Greenstein
Professor
Technology Operations and Management
Harvard Business School
Harvard University
sg (at) hbs (dot) edu

Sonya Dal Cin
Associate Professor
Communication Studies
& Psychology
University of Michigan
sdalcin (at) umich (dot) edu

W. Russell Neuman
Professor
Administration Leadership & Technology
Steinhardt School
New York University
wrn210 (at) nyu (dot) edu

Additional academic or professional references available upon request.
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