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Nicholas Proferes

Nicholas Proferes

PhD Student

611310 School of Information Studies
Office:NWQB 6498
Phone:(414) 229-5400
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Email:proferes@uwm.edu

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

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). Advancing Ethical Research Across Disciplines, NSF SBE 2020 [White paper]. http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/sbe_2020/pdfs/Adamick_Jessica_139.pd

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. (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.