I was honored to present my initial research into AI in mobile apps for mental healthcare at the Internet Technologies & Society 2020 Conference (ITS 2020).
In Spring 2019, I took a Social Informatics course from Dr. Colin Rhinesmith. During the class, I focused my research mostly on mental healthcare apps and LGBTQ mental healthcare needs. This generated what I hope others find to be a helpful bibliography. Please be aware that this bibliography was generated by Zotero and I have … Continue reading AI chatbots and mental health apps
I am very excited to say that I will be a LEADS-4-NDP 2019 Fellow! Data science and information science have many similarities, so close that researchers have used information science’s trajectory to understand the development of data science (Mayrnik, M., 2018). As a LIS doctoral student who works as the research associate on a data science initiative, … Continue reading Data science + LIS = LEADS-4-NDP
When doctoral research while being a working class academic feels overwhelming, an important motivation for continuing is the ability to contribute to equitable access. The project described in this interview explains some about my research assistantship with Dr. Colin Rhinesmith on the IMLS funded work “Measuring Library Broadband Networks for the National Digital Platform (LG-71-18-0110-18).” … Continue reading On equitable access and research triangles
I’m very excited to receive NE-ASIS&T Annual Travel Award for the Student category. Here is the essay I wrote in order to receive the award: Throughout my professional practice, ASIS&T has been an integral part of my research and my central source for networking opportunities. At the 2018 Annual Meeting, I plan on attending multiple … Continue reading NE-ASIS&T Travel Award – Student, 2018
My teaching portfolio for my doctoral-level pedagogy course is available here. It was a pleasure to consider my teaching experience thus far and create new materials. As a former instruction librarian, I was reminded this semester of how much I love teaching and enjoy incorporating new ideas into the classroom. This happened to be my … Continue reading Teaching Portfolio
I just turned in my first research portfolio as a doctoral student. It’s a beautiful mess, complete with a front page typo, that you can view here. In this semester, I tried to form a basis for future research, which involved a lot of reading about how different people define (or do not define) “information” … Continue reading Beautiful Messiness: A Research Portfolio