Cheryl A. Thompson

Cheryl A. Thompson

Postdoctoral Research Associate

PhD, Library and Information Science, Illinois

MSIS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Research focus

My research focuses on data infrastructure, workforce, and practices. As a postdoctoral researcher, I examine the building and sustaining of data infrastructure in astronomy with particular interest in the transfer of data practices and expertise across large-scale sky surveys.

Honors and Awards

2015-16 Research Data Alliance (RDA) Fellow
2013 Ida & George Eliot Prize for most effective publication, Medical Library Association
2012 Dean's Achievement Award, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill