Research Projects

How COVID-19 is Changing Workplace Surveillance: American Workers’ Experiences & Privacy Expectations When Working From Home

Principal Investigator(s): Jessica Vitak
Funder: Other
Funder: SSRC Rapid-Response Research Grants 2020
Investigating American workers' attitudes toward workplace surveillance, including employers' collection of their data for workplace monitoring and efficiency tracking, which has shifted to working-at-home surveillance due to Covid-19.
Research Areas: Future of Work

Community-centered Strategies for Sustaining Digital Humanities Scholarship

Principal Investigator(s): Katrina Fenlon
Funder: Other
Funder: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Identifying strategies that digital humanities research communities may use to contribute to and increase the sustainability of their own digital resources and collections.
Research Areas: Digital Humanities

Designing Equitable Computational Thinking Learning Opportunities in Under-Resourced Elementary Mathematics Classrooms

Principal Investigator(s): David Weintrop
Funder: Other
Funder: The National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Integrating computational thinking into elementary mathematics classrooms in a way that empowers learners to draw on their Funds of Knowledge while also working within the constraints of the public education system.