David Eby

Doctoral Student

PhD, Information Sciences, Illinois (in progress)

Master of Library and Information Science concentrated in Research Data Management, University of Denver

BA in Biology, BA in Secondary Education at Drury University

Research focus

My research interests include investigating health misinformation and information quality on social media platforms. I want to understand how the pandemic was conveyed and received on TikTok, a short-form video format social media platform. I am also interested in argumentation, social justice, and scholarly communication.

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding oral presentation at Illinois Summer Research Symposium (ISRS) Summer Predoctoral Institute (SPI) Fellow


July 2022, Illinois Summer Research Symposium (ISRS), Health Information on TikTok, Exploring What’s Good #ForYou

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