I'm an Assistant Professor in the Information School (iSchool) at the University of Washington where I teach and do research in the areas of systems analysis and design, software sustainability, and data curation. At the iSchool I have affiliations with the DataLab and the Technology and Social Change (TASCHA) group. I am also the Technical Director for the Qualitative Data Repository (QDR) where I lead a small development team in building open-source tools to facilitate transparent social science research.
My Ph.D. is in Information Science from the University of Illinois where I worked on problems related to peer production and institutional governance in the Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS)
My research primarily falls into four categories:
I'm currently recruiting PhD students that want to work in any of the areas described above. I have a number of funded research opportunities. If you are interested in working with me please see this page for more information.