Corey Jackson is an Anna Julia Postdoctoral Scholar at University of Wisconsin’s Information School. He received his B.A. (2010) in Political Science (with a focus on International Relations) from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, a M.S. (2012) from the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (aka the iSchool) from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and a Ph.D. (2019) in Information Science and Technology from the School of Information Studies, Syracuse University where he was advised by Kevin Crowston. During 2019-2020 Corey was a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of California Berkekley’s School of Information where he taught in the Master of Information and Data Science program (MIDS).
His research bridges human-centered computing, computer-supported cooperative work, and design epistemologies from fields such as organization studies and psychology. His work employs qualitative and quantitative methodologies and is informed by a socio-technical perspective. His research contributes to the design of open collaboration platforms and is directed by two complementary approaches: (1) documenting human experiences online and (2) implementing and evaluating system affordances. For more information, please consult his vitae and research statement (both in PDF). Specific domains of interest include citizen science projects and scientific research groups.
Beginning Fall 2021, Corey will be a tenure track Assistant Professor in The Information School at University of Wisconsin-Madison.