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Jennifer Golbeck


College of Information Studies


Social Media


Information Science

Language Proficiency


Jennifer Golbeck is an accomplished faculty member at the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland. Her research focuses on artificial intelligence, social media, data privacy, trust on the web, sociotechnical cybersecurity, data science, analytics, visualization, human-computer interaction, and social networks and online communities. She is also an active science communicator, speaking with the media and at conferences about current issues in tech.

Golbeck has worked on several research projects, including the development of a personalized account and community management tool. She is also a Co-Pi in the newly established Department of Defense (DoD) Minerva Research Initiative project, which aims to promote the development of research in the social sciences and humanities that is relevant to national security. Mark Austin is the Principal Investigator for the project, which is focused on understanding the complex interaction of systems in distributed organizations.

Overall, Golbeck's involvement in science communication and her work on research projects, including the DoD Minerva Research Initiative project, demonstrates her commitment to advancing the field of information science and promoting the development of ethical and trustworthy information technologies.

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