Students

Primary Advisor

Yong-Mi Kim
Ph.D. School of Information, University of Michigan. 2011
Dissertation Title: Tags in Interactive Information Retrieval

Beth St. Jean
Ph.D. School of Information, University of Michigan. 2011
Dissertation Title: Information Behavior of People Diagnosed with a Chronic Serious Health Condition: A Longitudinal Study.

Ji Yeon Yang
Ph.D. School of Information, University of Michigan. 2013
Dissertation Title: A Duel-Perspective Approach to Understanding Collegial Information Mediation in the Workplace

Grace YoungJoon Jeon
Ph.D. School of Information, University of Michigan. 2014
Dissertation Title: Social Search Using a Social Q&A Service: Seeking Information and Assessing Credibility

Dissertation Committee Member

Sangseok You
School of Information, University of Michigan. In progress

Elizabeth Eisenhaur
University of Michigan, School of Nursing. In progress
Dissertation Title: Informed choices in biobanking: An examination of congruence between knowledge, personal & religious values, and decisions

Eun Jung Baik
Rutgers University, School of Communication and Information. In progress
Dissertation Title: Understanding the Influence of social relations on the trustworthiness of recommendations

Soo Yeon Hwang
Rutgers University, School of Communication and Information, 2016.
Dissertation Title: Measuring information appetite: The desire to spend time with information, engaging in consumption, dissemination, and creation of information for personal reasons

Jennifer Steiner Tonks
University of Michigan School of Education, 2015
Dissertation Title: User-generated tagging and segmentation of video records of practice: A tool for meaning-making.

Chris Leeder
University of Michigan School of Information, 2014
Dissertation Title: Scaffolding Students’ Information Literacy Skills with an with an Online Credibility Evaluation Learning Tool

Devan Donaldson
University of Michigan School of Information, 2014
Dissertation Title: Development of a Scale for Measuring Perceptions of Trustworthiness for Digitized Archival Documents

Manish Singh
University of Michigan Computer Science and Engineering, 2014
Dissertation Title: Effective Faceted Browsing.

Ander W. Erickson
University of Michigan School of Education, 2014
Dissertation Title: Counting on the Knowledge of Others: Rational Dependence in the Mathematics Classroom.

Yung-Hui Chein
University of Michigan School of Education, 2012
Dissertation Title: Life in the 21st Century: A study of Pre-Service teachers’ use of technology and English

Maria Souden
University of Michigan School of Information, 2010
Dissertation Title: Narrowing the Gap: Chronic Illness Information as Experienced in Everyday Life and Healthcare Contexts.

Jim Goldman
Drexel University College of Information Science and Technology, 2010
Dissertation Title: The Cognitive Authority of Collective Intelligence.

Sambhavi Chandrashekar
University of Toronto Faculty of Information, 2010
Dissertation Title: Perception of Online Information Credibility by Screen Reader Users who are Blind (External Examiner).

Emilee Rader
University of Michigan School of Information, 2009
Dissertation Title: Social influences in user behavior in group information repositories

Jihyun Kim
University of Michigan School of Information, 2008
Dissertation Title: Faculty Self-archiving Behavior: Methods and Factors Affecting the Decision to Self-archive.

Derek Hansen
University of Michigan School of Information, 2007
Dissertation Title: Online Support Communities.

Meilan Zhang
University of Michigan School of Education (Learning Technologies Program), 2007 Dissertation Title: Moving from Answer Finding to Sense Making: Supporting Middle School Students’ Online Inquiry.

Jahna Otterbacher
University of Michigan School of Information, 2005
Dissertation Title: Short-Term Event Tracking in Dynamic Online News