Dr. Jennifer GolbeckDr. Jennifer Golbeck is an Associate Professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, and the former director of its Human-Computer Interaction Lab.
Her research focuses on analyzing and computing with social media. This includes building models of social relationships, particularly trust, as well as user preferences and attributes, and using the results to design and build systems that improve the way people interact with information online. She is a Research Fellow of the Web Science Research Initiative and in 2006, she was selected as one of IEEE Intelligent Systems' Top Ten to Watch, a list of their top young AI researchers.
BS Computer Science and BA Economics, University of Chicago
MS Computer Science, University of Chicago
PhD Computer Science, University of Maryland
Areas of Expertise:
Author, Analyzing the Social Web, 2013
Author, Trust on the World Wide Web: A Survey, 2008
Author, Art Theory for Web Design, 2005
IEEE Conference on Social Computing Best Paper Award, 2011
International Semantic Web Conference Best Paper Award, 2009
Research Fellow, Web Science Research Initiative, 2008 to present
IEEE Intelligent Systems Ten to Watch, 2006
DARPA IPTO Young Investigator, 2005
Instructor at Statistics.com since April 2013
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