Research Videos

Learn more about the breadth and depth of research at the iSchool from our faculty experts. Their important efforts advance the field and provide strategic solutions to current social issues through their inventive, interdisciplinary contributions.

Research focus: Learning analytics, user modeling, fairness and transparency in machine learning.


Learn more about Nigel Bosch

Research focus: Digital youth, the maker movement, learning and community engagement through libraries, human information behavior, and competencies for information professionals.


Learn more about Kyungwon Koh

Research focus: Everyday information behavior, information behavior, cultural theory, critical theory, food studies, leisure studies, and ethnography.


Learn more about Melissa Ocepek

Research focus: Teens, youth, everyday life, technology use and non-use, youth services, social computing, values and design.


Learn more about Rachel Magee

Research focus: Design and evaluation of information retrieval systems, including multimedia music information retrieval; the political economy of internetworked communication systems; database design; Web-based technologies.


Learn more about J. Stephen Downie

Research focus: Data analysis and visualization, social structures of academic software communities, information transmission through software.


Learn more about Matthew Turk

Research focus: Children's literature and material culture, British literature, history of education and literacy, social history, child labor, thing theory, fantasy, science fiction, science and technology in literature, automata, digital humanities pedagogy.


Learn more about Elizabeth Hoiem

Research focus: Information access, intellectual freedom and censorship, information ethics, information policy, print culture and reading practices.


Learn more about Emily Knox

Research focus: Storytelling practices and applications (in higher education, nonprofits, business, and public service); youth services librarianship; children's print culture history; public libraries as cultural spaces.


Learn more about Kate McDowell

Research focus: Statistical and computational modeling of humanistic evidence; machine learning and text mining; book history; digital libraries; sociology of literature; computational social science; digital humanities.


Learn more about Ted Underwood