Winners of the 2018 Social Informatics Best Papers Awards by the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) Special Interest Group on Social Informatics

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Social Informatics Best Papers Awards by the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) Special Interest Group on Social Informatics

These awards recognizes outstanding social informatics scholarship published in the 2017 calendar year.

Ken Fleischmann (University of Texas at Austin), Cindy Hui (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) and William Wallace (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) have been awarded the 2018 Social Informatics Best Paper Award by the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) Special Interest Group on Social Informatics for their paper: Fleischmann, K. R., Hui, C. and Wallace, W. A. (2017). The Societal Responsibilities of Computational Modelers: Human Values and Professional Codes of Ethics. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 68(3): 543-552. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.23697

Jenny Korn (Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University) has been awarded the 2018 Social Informatics Best Student Paper Award by the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) Special Interest Group on Social Informatics for her paper “Expecting penises in Chatroulette: Race, gender, and sexuality in anonymous online spaces,” published in Popular Communication (15)2 2017.

Ken Fleischmann will be presenting his teams paper at the ASIS&T 2018 SIG SI, IEP, SM Workshop: The 14th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium: Sociotechnical perspective on ethics and governance of emerging information technologies at the ASIST Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada, November 10, 2018

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