Scholarly Communications Lab master's student Lina Harper smiles in a white shirt against a white background.

Lina Harper (she/​they) is currently completing a master’s thesis in Information Studies at the University of Ottawa (2022) under thesis supervisor Dr. Stefanie Haustein. Her research focuses on research data reuse among digital humanities scholars. Lina has a background in information science scholarship and research data management (RDM) and open access (OA) policy. She is a former policy analyst of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), where she worked on the 2021 Tri-Agency RDM Policy, a bibliometrics project on OA publishing, and more. She now works in international relations at the Digital Research Alliance of Canada, supporting and strengthening international partnerships and engagements in the Digital Research Infrastructure (DRI) ecosystem. Lina holds a BA in Communications from Concordia University and is a graduate of the Women’s Studies program at the university’s Simone de Beauvoir Institute (2007).