Project Profile:

App Studies Initiative

Website: http://appstudies.org/

Description: The App Studies Initiative (ASI) is an international network of academic experts in app-related media research. Comprised of researchers and PhD candidates in the fields of media and communication studies, the ASI engages with the theoretical, methodological, and empirical challenges of studying different kinds of apps and their environments. To this end, the ASI also designs methods and software tools.

Contributors:

  • David B. Nieborg, Assistant Professor of Arts, Media and Culture, University of Toronto Scarborough
  • Anne Helmond, Assistant Professor and Program Director of New Media and Digital Culture, Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam
  • Fernando van der Vlist, PhD Candidate, Media and Culture Studies Department, Utrecht University and Research Associate, Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’, University of Siegen
  • Carolin Gerlitz, Professor of Digital Media and Methods, University of Siegen, Germany
  • Thomas Poell, Assistant Professor of New Media and Digital Culture, Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam
  • Esther Weltevrede Assistant Professor of New Media and Digital Culture, Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam
  • Johannes Paßmann, Research Associate, Digital Media & Methods team, University of Siegen
  • Daniel Joseph, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Arts, Media and Culture, University of Toronto
  • Chris J. Young, Coordinator, Digital Scholarship Archives & Special Collections, University of Toronto Mississauga Library
  • Stefanie Duguay, Assistant Professor of Data and Networked Publics, Department of Communication Studies, Concordia University
  • Jeremy Morris, Associate Professor in Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Nathaniel Tkacz, Reader, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick
  • Michael Dieter, Assistant Professor, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick
  • T. H. Jason Chao, Software developer and doctoral researcher, University of Siegen

Funders: SSHRC

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