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Nicholas Proferes

Nicholas Proferes

PhD Student

611310 School of Information Studies
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Nicholas Proferes

Ph.D. Student

Education

M.A., Communication, Culture and Technology, Georgetown University, 2008

B.S., Information Technology, George Mason University, 2006

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Research Interests 

Information Policy
Social Media & Society
Internet Research Ethics

Publications

Proferes, N.(2015). Legal Limits To Technology Use. In R. Mansell & P. Ang (eds.), International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication & Society. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Zimmer, M. & Proferes, N.(2014). A Topology of Twitter Research: Disciplines, Methods, and Ethics. Aslib Journal of Information Management 66(3), 250-261.

Proferes, N.(2014). What Happens to Tweets? Descriptions of Temporality in Twitter’s Organizational Rhetoric. iConference Proceedings. Berlin, Germany.

Zimmer, M. & Proferes, N.(2013). Privacy on Twitter / Twitter on Privacy. In K. Weller, A. Bruns, J. Burgess, M. Mahrt & C. Puschmann (eds.), Twitter and Society. New York, NY: Peter Lang.

Proferes, N.(2012). [Book Review] Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age. Viktor Mayer‐Schönberger. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009. The Journal of Popular Culture, 45(1), 226–228. doi:10.1111/j.1540-5931.2011.921_1.x

Adamick, J., Buchanan, E., Fountain, J., Goncalves, M.S., Proferes, N.(2010). [White Paper] Advancing Ethical Research Across Disciplines, NSF SBE 2020. http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/sbe_2020/2020_pdfs/Adamick_Jessica_139.pdf

Proferes, N. (2007). Modern Surveillance Methods and Public Trust. Gnovis, 8(1), 75-82.

Instructional Experience and Scholarly Activities

Instructor, Information Technology Ethics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Spring 2014.

Instructor, Introduction to Information Science and Technology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Fall 2013.

Instructor, Introduction to Information Science and Technology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Spring 2013.

Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Information Science and Technology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Fall 2012.

Project Assistant, Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training Program, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2010 - 2011.

Google Policy Fellow, Internet Education Foundation, Washington D.C., 2008.

Selected Presentations

Proferes, N. (2015). An Examination of Library and Information Studies Faculty Experience with and Attitudes toward Open Access Scholarly Publishing. iConference 15: Newport Beach, CA. [Poster Presentation]

Proferes, N. (2015). Exploring User Knowledge of Information Flows on Twitter. ALISE: Chicago, IL. [Poster Presentation]

Proferes, N. (2014). What Happens to Tweets? Descriptions of Temporality in Twitter's Organizational Rhetoric. iConference 14: Berlin, Germany.

Proferes, N. (2013). Organizational Rhetoric and the Construction of Ephemerality on Twitter. Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Milwaukee, WI.

Zimmer, M. & Proferes, N. (2013). The Ethics of Twitter Research: A Topology of Disciplines, Methods and Ethics Review Boards. 2nd International Symposium on Digital Ethics: Chicago, IL.

Simon, J. & Proferes, N. (2012). How to Write a Grant Proposal. School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: Milwaukee, WI.

Proferes, N. (2012). The Political Economy of Reputation Online: Karma, Reddit, and the Knowledge Factory. Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Milwaukee, WI.

Proferes, N. (2011). Oh, the Ethics You’ll Know [IGNITE Presentation]. Association of Internet Researchers 12: Seattle, WA.