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Diana Ascher
GSE&IS 102A
300 North Charles E. Young Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1521

P: (310) 206-9263
E: ascher@gseis.ucla.edu

Diana Ascher

Director, Information Studies Research Lab

Positions

Director, Information Studies Research Lab

Teaching & Research Interests

  • the algorithmic turn in news organizations’ social media activity
  • hyper-vigilant information-seeking behavior in hospitals
  • network analysis of neo-nazi hate speech on Twitter
  • network analysis of tweets pertaining to the 2016 U. S. presidential election
  • translating data management priorities for information workers
  • cognitive reflection and information-seeking behavior
  • the ethics, economics, and politics of long-term genomic data management
  • information ethics with respect to identity, privacy, power, and freedom