People

The ScholCommLab is home to visiting faculty, postdocs, and students, as well as research collaborators from across the world.

Directors

Dr. Juan Pablo Alperin

Dr. Juan Pablo Alperin is a co-director of the #scholcommlab, as well as an Assistant Professor at the Canadian Institute for Studies in Publishing and an Associate Director of Research of the Public Knowledge Project at Simon Fraser University, Canada.

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Dr. Stefanie Haustein

Dr. Stefanie Haustein is a co-director of the #scholcommlab as well as an assistant professor at the School of Information Studies at the University of Ottawa. Her research focuses on social media in scholarly communication, bibliometrics and altmetrics.

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Research Associates

Dr. Vincent Larivière

Dr. Vincent Larivière is associate professor of information science at the École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information, l’Université de Montréal, where he teaches research methods and bibliometrics.

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Dr. Katherine Reilly

Dr. Katherine Reilly is associate professor in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University. Broadly speaking, her work focuses on the role of communications in international relations and international development.

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Dr. Fereshteh Didegah

Dr. Fereshteh Didegah is an Associate professor of Information Science.

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Dr. David Moscrop

Dr. David Moscrop is a political theorist who specializes in democracy and decision making.

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Visiting Faculty

Dr. Germana Barata

Dr. Germana Barata is a visiting scholar in the Publishing Program at Simon Fraser University and a science communication researcher at the Laboratory of Advanced Studies in Journalism (Labjor) and the Centre for the Development of Creativity (Nudecri) at the University of Campinas (Unicamp), Brazil.

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Students

Asura Enkhbayar

Asura Enkhbayar is a Special Arrangements PhD student under the supervision of Dr. Alperin. He is interested in critically exploring scholarly communication within a framework informed by contemporary philosophy of technology and mind. You can find more information about the progress of his PhD on this GitHub repository.

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Cecilia Rozemblum

Cecilia Rozemblum holds a degree in Librarianship and Documentation from the Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP) and a master’s in Science, Technology, and Society from the Universidad Nacional de Quilmes (UNQ), where she is currently working on a PhD in Science and Technology.

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Carol Muñoz Nieves

Carol Muñoz Nieves develops research in the areas of political economy, media, and technology, and she is skilled in content analysis, documentary research, and other qualitative methods. For her master’s thesis, she conducted a political economy analysis on the commodification of wireless and Internet communications under state socialism in her home country, Cuba.

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Past Associates

Kendal Crawford

Erik Hanson