Morgan Lundy

Morgan Lundy

Doctoral Student

PhD, Information Sciences, Illinois (in progress)

MA, English Literature, University of South Carolina

MLIS, Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina

BA, English Literature, University of South Carolina

Research focus

Towards the goal of disability community empowerment through ICTs, my research centers on understanding and critically co-designing for social health information encounters, such as patient-to-patient information sharing in online communities, patient storytelling on social media (microvideos), and patient-to-agent conversation (VUI).

Honors and Awards

  • UIUC List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent, 2022
  • Digital Humanities Fellowship, University of South Carolina Center for Digital Humanities, 2020
  • Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Malaysia, 2017

Publications & Papers

Karami, A., Lundy, M., Webb, F., Boyajieff, H. R., Zhu, M., & Lee, D. (2021). Automatic Categorization of LGBT User Profiles on Twitter with Machine Learning. Electronics, 10(15), 1822.

Karami, A., Lundy, M., Webb, F., Turner-McGrievy, G., McKeever, B. W., & McKeever, R. (2021). Identifying and analyzing health-related themes in disinformation shared by conservative and liberal Russian trolls on twitter. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(4), 2159. 

Underwood, T., Shang, W., Lundy, M., Wu, P., Jiang, M., Hu, Y. (2021). Broadening access to text analysis by describing uncertainty: Preliminary white paper. National Endowment for the Humanities Archives. 

Karami, A., Lundy, M., Webb, F., & Dwivedi, Y. K. (2020). Twitter and research: a systematic literature review through text mining. IEEE Access, 8, 67698-67717.


"Painfully funny, painfully true": Images, social support, and humor for collective coping in fibromyalgia health communities on social media. Social Media + Society (2022). 

Tik Tok and Health: Misinformation Spread, Casual Information Encounters and Emerging Health Communities. UIUC iSchool Colloquium Presentation (2022). 

Digital & Medical Humanities: An Overview. Invited Lecture, Social Aspects of Information Technology (2021). 

Disciplinary Difference: Investigating Text Mining Approaches in Digital Humanities and Information Science. Panelist, Modern Language Association National Convention. (2020). 

Community Engagement and Mutual Scholarly Production: New Horizons for Digital Humanities as Activism. Panelist, Modern Language Association National Convention. (2020). 

Text Mining Contemporary Popular Fiction: Natural Language Processing-Derived Themes Across Over 1,000 New York Times Bestsellers and Genre Fiction Novels. Thesis. (2020). 

Naomi Mitchison, Activist and 'Middlebrow' Author: Writing Women into the Future. Panelist, Northeastern Modern Language Association Conference. (2019).

Cross-Dressing Onstage: Gender Subversion and Tragic Reassertion in Shakespeare’s Othello. Roundtable, Northeastern Modern Language Association Conference (2019). 

Others and Othering in Children’s Literature. Panelist, Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference (2019). 

Motherly Girls: Babysitting, the Gendered Construction of Home and the Return of Depression-Era Conservative Myth-Making in Carol Ryrie Brink’s Baby Island. Panelist, Children’s Literature Association International Conference (2019). 

The Net[work] That Shall Enmesh Them All: Distant Reading, Social Network Theory, Semantic and Computational Approaches to Shakespeare’s Othello. Roundtable, Northeastern and Poster, South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference. (2018 & 2019).

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