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UMSI faculty and scholars to present at 2021 ASIS&T annual meeting

"UMSI at 84th annual meeting ASIS&T. Equity. Diversity. Inclusion. Justice. Relevance. Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2021. Salt Lake. In person. Virtual."

Friday, 10/29/2021

University of Michigan School of Information faculty and scholars are presenting papers, panels and posters at this year’s Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) annual meeting. Advertised as “dedicated to the study of information, people and technology in contemporary society,” the meeting gathers leading scholars and practitioners from around the globe to share innovations, ideas, research and insights into the state and future of information and communication in play, work, governance and society.

The year’s ASIS&T meeting theme is “Information: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Justice and Relevance.” It will be held in a hybrid format to allow for attendance and presentations both virtually and in person in Salt Lake City. 

UMSI researchers presenting at ASIS&T 2021:

Sunday, Oct. 31

Doctoral candidate Lindsay Brown and Associate Dean for Faculty, professor Tiffany Veinot “Discrimination in Healthcare and LGBTQ+ Information and Care-Seeking Behaviors” (paper presentation)

Assistant professor Misha Teplitskiy (co-presenter): “Citation Quantity Increases Citation Quality” (paper presentation)

Monday, Nov. 1

PhD student Daniel Delmonaco (co-presenter): “Expanding Our Conceptions of Embodied and Affective Information Interactions with Queer Theory” (panel)

Assistant professor Misha Teplitskiy and PhD student Hao Peng (co-presenters): “Ethnic Disparities in Publishing in Top Scientific Journals” (paper presentation)

Tuesday, Nov. 2

Assistant professor Misha Teplitskiy, U-M scholar Mengyi Sun and recent UMSI Master of Science in Information graduate Jainabou Dafna: “Does Double-Blind Peer Review Reduce Bias? Evidence from a Top Computer Science Conference” (paper presentation)

Assistant professor Andrea Thomer (co-presenter): “Documenting Information Processes and Practices: Paradata, Provenance Metadata, Life-Cycles, and Pipelines” (panel)

PhD students Pelle Tracey and Alexandria Rayburn: “Reddit as a Forum for Social Service Workers” (poster session)

PhD student Alexandria Rayburn: “Understanding the Role of Community Collaboration Within Indigenous Cultural Heritage Data Migrations” (poster session)


Find more information about the ASIS&T annual meeting and a full schedule of presentations: