Teaching and Research Faculty

Jin Ha Lee
Jin Ha Lee is an Associate Professor at the Information School in University of Washington and the director of the GAMER (GAME Research) Group. Her research interests include: music, game, and multimedia information seeking and retrieval, information organization and access, and knowledge representation.
Carole Palmer
Carole Palmer is a Professor at the iSchool and works in the areas of data curation and digital research collections. Her research is aimed at advancing data services, especially for interdisciplinary inquiry. In this era of “big data,” she is particularly interested in optimizing the reuse value of small data and access to open data across disciplines.
Joseph Tennis
Joseph T. Tennis is a Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at the University of Washington Information School. His research centers on classification theory and is primarily concerned with examining how classification systems change over time, how diverse design requirements are invoked by different communities, and how these systems can interoperate in a web environment.
Nicholas Weber
Nic Weber is Assistant Professor in the Information School at the University of Washington where he teaches and does research in the areas of systems analysis and design, software sustainability, and data curation. He has a Ph.D. in Information Science from the University of Illinois.
Jevin West
Jevin West builds models, algorithms and interactive visualizations for understanding the flow of information in large knowledge networks. Two particular areas of interest are scholarly communication and intellectual property. Jevin co-founded Eigenfactor.org (www.eigenfactor.org) -- a free website and research platform for mapping science and identifying influential papers, journals and scholars. He is also the Co-Director of DataLab, the nexus for research on Data Science and Analytics.