Assistant Professor of Information Studies
- Ph.D., Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- M.A., Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- B.A., French, Spanish; Certificate of Women’s Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Teaching & Research Interests
- Information work and workers
- Library and information organizational management
- IT infrastructure and planning
- Social media and the Internet
- Digital economy
- Internet governance and policy,
- Digital ethics
- Analog gaming
Roberts, S.T. (2016). Digital refuse: Canadian garbage, commercial content moderation and the global circulation of social media’s waste. Wi: Journal of Mobile Media, 10(1), p. 1-18. http://wi.mobilities.ca/digitalrefuse/
Roberts, S.T. and Noble, S.U. (2016). Empowered to name, inspired to act: Social responsibility and diversity as calls to action in the LIS context. Library Trends, 64(3), p. 512-532. DOI: 10.1353/lib.2016.0008
Roberts, S.T. (2016). In/visibility. In Letters & Handshakes (Eds.), Surplus3: Labour and the Digital. Toronto: Letters & Handshakes.
Roberts, S.T. (2016). Commercial content moderation: Digital laborers’ dirty work. In Noble, S.U. and Tynes, B. (Eds.), The intersectional internet: Race, sex, class and culture online. New York: Peter Lang.
Noble, S. & Roberts, S. T. (2016). Through Google-Colored Glass(es): Design, Emotion, Class, and Wearables as Commodity and Control. In S. Tettegah & S. Noble (Eds.), Emotions, Technology & Design. pp. 187-210. San Diego: Elsevier Academic Press.