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Ph.D. Jana DIESNER Assistant Professor, iSchool - Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL

CV

2000-2002 Research Scholar, Carnegie Mellon University, ICES - Institute for Complex Engineered Systems
2003 M.A., Communication Science, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden
2003-2006 Software Developer and Research Associate, Carnegie Mellon University, School of Computer Science
2007 M.S., COS - Computation, Organizations and Society, Carnegie Mellon University, School of Computer Science, Pittsburgh, PA
2012 Ph.D., COS - Computation, Organizations and Society, Carnegie Mellon University, School of Computer Science, Pittsburgh, PA
2012-2016 Teaching, Different Courses, iSchool, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
since 2012 Assistant Professor, iSchool - Graduate School of Library and Information Science and Faculty Affiliate, Department of CS - Computer Science, ITI - Information Trust Institute, I3 - Illinois Informatics Institute, UIUC - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Memberships

Editorial Board Member, Connections (Journal), since 2012
Editorial Board Member, SNAM - Social Network Analysis and Mining, since 2014
Program Committee Member, ACM Hypertext and Social Media, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016
Program Committee Member, ACM/ IEEE International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016

Publications

Diesner J., Mergel I., Carley K.M., Network Analysis software, in Barnett G., Encyclopedia
of Social Networking (pp. 595-598), Sage, 2011
Gloor P., Diesner J., Semantic Social Networks, in Alhajj R., Rokne J., Encyclopedia of
Social Network Analysis and Mining (pp. 1654-1659), 2014
Diesner J., Smith M., Combining Online Maps with Text Analysis, in Alhajj R., Rokne J.,
Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining (pp. 202-206), 2014
Diesner J., Words and Networks: How Reliable are Network Data Constructed from Text Data?,
in Bertino E., Matai S.A., Roles, Trust, and Reputation in Social Media Knowledge Markets (pp.
81-89), Springer, 2015

Awards

Scholarship for Summer Research Institute, Consortium for the CSST - Science of Sociotechnical Systems, 2011
Siebel Scholarship, 2011
Faculty Fellowship, NCSA - National Center for Supercomputing Applications, 2015
Dori J. Maynard Senior Fellowship, The Center for Investigative, Reporting and The Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, 2016