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ANDREA WIGGINS

4121G Hornbake Bldg, South Wing
College Park, MD 20742 USA
wiggins *at* umd *dot* edu

http://www.andreawiggins.com


Research Interests

Open collaboration systems

My research investigates the interactions of organizational settings, work design, and technologies. I study citizen science and related phenomena to better understand and design information systems for open participation and large-scale collaboration in data-intensive contexts.


Appointments

University of Maryland College Park, College OF Information Studies

Assistant Professor, 2014–2017

University of New Mexico and Cornell University

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2012–2014
Supervisors: William Michener (DataONE) & Rick Bonney (Cornell Lab of Ornithology)


Education

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF INFORMATION STUDIES
PhD, Information Science & Technology, 2012

Dissertation: Crowdsourcing Scientific Work: A Comparative Study of Technologies, Processes, and Outcomes in Citizen Science
Committee: Kevin Crowston (Advisor), Steve Sawyer, Jian Qin, Rick Bonney, Geoffrey Bowker, and Murali Venkatesh.

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN SCHOOL OF INFORMATION
MSI, Information, 2007

Thesis: Exploring Peer Prestige in Academic Hiring Networks
Committee: Michael J. McQuaid (Advisor), and Lada A. Adamic.

ALMA COLLEGE
BA, Mathematics, 2000


Publications

REFEREED JOURNAL PAPERS

  1. Kosmala, M., Wiggins, A., Swanson, A., & Simmons, B. (In Press). Assessing Data Quality in Citizen Science. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. DOI: 10.1101/074104 (preprint).
  2. Sullivan, B., Phillips, T., Dayer, A., Wood, C., Farnsworth, A., Rodewald, A., Iliff, M., Davies, I., Wiggins, A., Rosenberg, K., Fink, D., Hochachka, W., Bonney, R., & Kelling, S. (2016). Using open access observational data for conservation action: a case study for birds. Biological Conservation. In press.
  3. McKinley, D., Miller-Rushing, A., Ballard, H., Bonney, R., Brown, H., Cook-Patton, S., Evans, D., French, R., Parrish, J., Phillips, T., Ryan, S., Shanley, L., Shirk, J., Stepenuck, K., Weltzin, J., Wiggins, A., Boyle, O., Briggs, R., Chapin, S., Hewitt, D., Preuss, P., & Soukup, M. (2016). Citizen Science Can Improve Conservation Science, Natural Resource Management, and Environmental Protection. Biological Conservation. In Press.
  4. Bowser, A. & Wiggins, A. (2015). Privacy in Participatory Research: Advancing Policy to support Human Computation. Human Computation, (2)1. DOI: 10.15346/hc.v2i1.3.
  5. Wiggins, A. & Crowston, K. (2015). Surveying the citizen science landscape. First Monday, 20(1). DOI: 10.5210/fm.v20i1.5520
  6. McKinley, D., Miller-Rushing, A., Ballard, H., Bonney, R., Brown, H., Evans, D., French, R., Parrish, J., Phillips, T., Ryan, S., Shanley, L., Shirk, J.,Stepenuck, K., Weltzin, J., Wiggins, A., Boyle, O., Briggs, R., Chapin, S., Hewitt, D., Preuss, P., & Soukup, M. (2015). Investing in Citizen Science Can Improve Natural Resource Management and Environmental Protection. Issues in Ecology, (19).
  7. Kelling, S., Johnston, A., Hochachka, W., Iliff, M., Fink, D., Gerbracht, J., Lagoze, C., La Sorte, F., Moore, T., Wiggins, A., Wong, W.-K., Wood, C., & Yu, J. (2015). Can Observation Skills of Citizen Scientists Be Estimated Using Species Accumulation Curves?. PLoS one, 10(10), e0139600. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139600.
  8. Bonney, Shirk, J., Phillips, T., Wiggins, A., Ballard, H., Miller-Rushing, A., & Parrish, J. (March 2014). Next Steps for Citizen Science. Science. 343(6178):1436–1437. DOI: 10.1126/science.1251554.
  9. Sullivan, B., Aycrigg, J., Barry, J., Bonney, R., Bruns, N., Cooper, C., Damoulas, T., Dhondt, A., Dietterich, T., Farnsworth, A., Fink, D., Fitzpatrick, J., Fredericks, T., Gerbracht, J., Gomes, C., Hochachka, W., Iliff, M., Lagoze, C., La Sorte, F., Merrifield, M., Morris, W., Phillips, T., Reynolds, M., Rodewald, A., Rosenberg, K., Trautmann, N., Wiggins, A., Winkler, D., Wong, W.-K., Wood, C., Yu, J., & Kelling, S. (2014). The eBird enterprise: an integrated approach to the development and application of citizen science. Biological Conservation, 169(1):31-40. Editor’s Choice, January 2014.
  10. Newman, G., Wiggins, A., Crall, A., Graham, E., Newman, S., & Crowston, K. (August 2012). Citizen Science Futures: Emerging Technologies and Shifting Paradigms. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 10(6):298-307.
  11. Shirk, J., Ballard, H., Wilderman, C., Phillips, T., Wiggins, A., Jordan, R., McCallie, E., Minarchek, M., Lewenstein, B., Krasny, M., & Bonney, R. (2012). Public Participation in Scientific Research: A Framework for Deliberate Design. Ecology & Society, 17(2):29.
  12. Crowston, K., Wei, L., Howison, J., & Wiggins, A. (2012). Free/Libre Open Source Software Development: What We Know and What We Do Not Know. ACM Computing Surveys, 44(2).
  13. Wiggins, A. & Sawyer, S. (2012). Intellectual Diversity and the Faculty Composition of iSchools. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 63(1), 8–21.
  14. Howison, J., Wiggins, A., & Crowston, K. (2011). Validity Issues in the Use of Social Network Analysis for the Study of Online Communities. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 12(12).
  15. Wiggins, A. & Crowston, K. (2010). Developing a Conceptual Model of Virtual Organizations for Citizen Science. International Journal of Organisational Design and Engineering, 1(1/2), 148–162.

REFEREED CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. Law, E., Gajos, K., Wiggins, A., Gray, M., & Williams, A. (2017). Crowdsourcing as a Tool for Re- search: Implications of Uncertainty. In Proceedings of the ACM International conference on Computer-supported cooperative work and social computing. Portland, OR, 25 February–1 March, 2017. DOI: 10.1145/2998181.2998197.
  2. Wiggins, A. & He, Y. (2016). Community-based Data Validation Practices in Citizen Science. In Proceedings of the ACM International conference on Computer-supported cooperative work and social computing. San Francisco, CA, 28 February – 3 March, 2016. DOI: 10.1145/2818048.2820063. Honorable Mention.
  3. Lagoze, C., Sullivan, B., Wiggins, A. & Kelling, S. (2014). eBird: Curating Citizen Science Data for Use by Diverse Communities. Proceedings of the International Digital Curation Conference. San Francisco, CA, 24–27 February, 2014.
  4. Sheppard, S.A., Wiggins, A. & Terveen, L. (2014). Capturing quality: Retaining provenance for curated volunteer monitoring data. Proceedings of the ACM International conference on computer-supported cooperative work and social computing. Baltimore, MD, 15–19 February, 2014.
  5. Wiggins, A. (2013). Free as in Puppies: Compensating for ICT Constraints in Citizen Science. Proceedings of the 16th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. San Antonio, TX, 23–27 February, 2013.
  6. Wiggins, A. & Crowston, K. (2012). Goals and Tasks: Two Typologies of Citizen Science Projects. Proceedings of the 45th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences. Wailea, HI, 4–7 January, 2012.
  7. Wiggins, A. & Crowston, K. (2011). From Conservation to Crowdsourcing: A Typology of Citizen Science. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Koloa, HI, 4–7 January, 2011.
  8. Qin, J., Chen, M., Liu, X. & Wiggins, A. (2010). Linking Entities in Scientific Metadata. Proceedings of the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications. Pittsburgh, PA, 20–22 October, 2010.
  9. Wiggins, A. & Crowston, K. (2010). Reclassifying Success and Tragedy in FLOSS Projects. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Open Source Software. Notre Dame, IN, 30 May–2 June, 2010.
  10. Wiggins, A. & Sawyer, S. (2010). Intellectual Diversity in iSchools: Past, Present and Future. Proceedings of the iConference 2010. Champaign, IL, 3–6 February, 2010.
  11. Crowston, K., Wiggins, A., & Howison, J. (2010). Analyzing leadership dynamics in distributed group communication. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Kauai, HI, 5–8 January, 2010.
  12. Wiggins, A., Howison, J. & Crowston, K. (2009). Heartbeat: Measuring Active User Base and Potential User Interest in FLOSS Projects. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Open Source Software. Skövde, SE, 3–6 June, 2009.
  13. Crowston, K., Wiggins, A. & Howison, J. (2008). Opportunities for eScience Research on Free/Libre Open Source Software. Proceedings of the Oxford e-Research Conference. Oxford, UK, 11–13 September, 2008.
  14. Wiggins, A., Howison, J., & Crowston, K. (2008). Replication of FLOSS Research as eResearch. Proceedings of the Oxford e-Research Conference. Oxford, UK, 11–13 September, 2008.
  15. Wiggins, A., Howison, J. & Crowston, K. (2008). Social dynamics of FLOSS team communication across channels. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Open Source Software. Milan, IT, 7–10 September, 2008.
  16. Howison, J., Wiggins, A. & Crowston, K. (2008). eResearch workflows for studying free and open source software development. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Open Source Software. Milan, IT, 7–10 September, 2008.
  17. Crowston, K., Howison, J. & Wiggins, A. (2008). eSocial Science for Free/Libre Open Source Software Researchers. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on eSocial Science. Manchester, UK, 18–20 June, 2008.
  18. Wiggins, A., McQuaid, M., & Adamic, L. (2008). Community Identity: Peer Prestige and Academic Hiring in the iSchools. Proceedings of iConference 2008. Los Angeles, CA, 28 February–1 March, 2008.
  19. Wiggins, A. (2007). Data Driven Design: Using Web Analytics to Improve Information Architectures. Proceedings of the ASIST Information Architecture Summit 2007. Las Vegas, NV, 22–26 March, 2007.
  20. Wiggins, A., Adamic, L., & McQuaid, M. (2006). The Small Worlds of Academic Hiring Networks. Applications of Social Network Analysis 2006. Zürich, CH, 5–6 October, 2006.

REFEREED CONFERENCE POSTERS

  1. Brier, J., Wiggins, A., Cawood, A., & Sharova, M. (2017). Evaluating Science Outcomes in Citizen Science. Citizen Science 2017 Conference, St. Paul, MN.
  2. He, Y., Preece, J., Hammock, J., Weber, M., McKeon, S., & Wiggins, A. (2017). Integrating a citizen science project in different education settings. Citizen Science 2017 Conference, St. Paul, MN.
  3. He, Y., Preece, J., Hammock, J., Weber, M., McKeon, S., & Wiggins, A. (2016). A Journey of Citizen Science Data in an Online Environment. In Companion to the Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Computer-supported cooperative work and social computing, San Francisco, CA, 28 February – 3 March, 2016.
  4. Prestopnik, N., Crowston, K., & Wiggins, A. Motivating Citizen Scientists with a Classification Game. Conference on Public Participation in Scientific Research. Portland, OR, 4-5 August, 2012.
  5. Michener, W., Bonney, R., Budden, A., Cook, R., Kelling, S., Koskela, R., Vieglais, D., & Wiggins, A. Supporting the Management of Data Throughout its Life Cycle. Conference on Public Participation in Scientific Research. Portland, OR, 4-5 August, 2012.
  6. Shirk, J., Ballard, H., Wiggins, A., Jordan, R., & Bonney, R. (2011). Public participation in scientific research: A framework for intentional design. 96th Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting. Austin, TX, 7–12 August, 2011.
  7. Wiggins, A. eBirding: Technology Adoption and the Transformation of Leisure into Science. iConference 2011. Seattle, WA, 8–11 February, 2011. Best Poster Award.
  8. Qin, J., D’Ignazio, J., Oakleaf, M., Crowston, K., Wiggins, A. & Steinhart, G. Educating eScience Librarians. Sixth International Digital Curation Conference. Chicago, IL, 6–8 December, 2010.
  9. Wiggins, A. Crowdsourcing Science: Organizing Virtual Participation in Knowledge Production. GROUP 2010. Sanibel Island, FL, 7–11 November, 2010.
  10. Wiggins, A. Technology and Work Practices in Citizen Science. ASIST 2010. Pittsburgh, PA, 22–27 October, 2010.
  11. Wiggins, A. Organizing from the Middle Out: Citizen Science in the National Parks. iConference 2010. Champaign, IL, 3–6 February, 2010.
  12. Wiggins, A. Coordination Dynamics in Free/Libre Open Source Software Development. In Proceedings of the Doctoral Consortium of the Fifth International Conference on Open Source Software. Skövde, SE, 3–6 June, 2009.
  13. Crowston, K., Bolici, F., & Wiggins, A. Appropriate Measures for On-line Communities. Sunbelt XXIX. San Diego, CA, 10–15 March, 2009.
  14. Wiggins, A. Interdisciplinary Diversity in the iSchool Community. iConference 2009. Chapel Hill, NC, 9–11 February, 2009.
  15. Li, Q., Heckman, R., Allen, E., Crowston, K., Eseryel, U., Howison, J., & Wiggins, A. Asynchronous Decision-Making in Distributed Teams. CSCW 2008. San Diego, CA, 8–12 November, 2008.
  16. Williams, K., Bishop, A., Bard, M., & Wiggins, A. Turning program management data into a research dataset: working with the Department of Commerce to study technology projects in local communities. IASSIST 2006. Ann Arbor, MI, 23–26 May, 2006.

REFEREED WORKSHOP PAPERS

  1. He, Y. & Wiggins, A. (2015). Community-as-a-Service: Data Validation in Citizen Science. 4th International Workshop on Methods for Establishing Trust of (Open) Data, Bethlehem, PA.
  2. Hammock, J. & Wiggins, A. (2014). Connecting diverse communities through citizen science data infrastructure, “Citizen + X” workshop, AAAI Conference on Human Computation & Crowdsourcing, Pittsburgh, PA.
  3. Wiggins, A., Lagoze, C., Wong, W.-K., & Kelling, S. (2014). A sensor network approach to managing data quality in citizen science, “Citizen + X” workshop, AAAI Conference on Human Computation & Crowdsourcing, Pittsburgh, PA.
  4. Wiggins, A., Gerbracht, J., Lagoze, C., Yu, J., Wong, W.-K., & Kelling, S. (2012). Crowdsourcing citizen science data quality with a human-computer learning network. Neural Information Processing Systems Conference “Human Computation for Science and Computational Sustainability” workshop. Lake Tahoe, NV.
  5. Wiggins, A., Newman, G., Stevenson, R. D., & Crowston, K. (2011). Mechanisms for Data Quality and Validation in Citizen Science. IEEE eScience Conference “Computing for Citizen Science” workshop. Stockholm, SE.
  6. Wiggins, A. & Crowston, K. (2010). Distributed Scientific Collaboration: Research Opportunities in Citizen Science. CSCW 2010 “The Changing Dynamics of Scientific Collaboration” Workshop. Savannah, GA.
  7. Wiggins, A. & Crowston, K. (2009). Designing Virtual Organizations for Citizen Science. OASIS 2009 Workshop. Phoenix, AZ.
  8. Wiggins, A., Crowston, K., & Howison, J. (2009). Collaborative Data Analysis with Taverna Workflows. Microsoft eScience 2009 Workshop. Pittsburgh, PA.
  9. Crowston, K., Howison, J., & Wiggins, A. (2009). eScience to support research on free/libre/open source software development. Microsoft eScience 2009 Workshop. Pittsburgh, PA.

REFEREED PANELS

  1. Yew, J., Chi, E., Antin, J., Paul, S., Shaw, A., Lampe, C., & Wiggins, A. (2011). Apples to Oranges?: Comparing across studies of open collaboration/peer production. International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration. Mountain View, CA.
  2. Khoo, M., Twidale, M., Wiggins, A., & Rode, J. (2011). The Sociotechnical Learning Object Slam Happening. iConference 2011. Seattle, WA.
  3. Crowston, K., Sawyer, S., Ribes, D., & Wiggins, A. (2009). Big eScience, Little eScience. iConference 2009. Chapel Hill, NC.

REFEREED ABSTRACTS

  1. Wiggins, A. (2017). Citizen science infrastructures: Technology appropriation for data management and sharing. National Environmental Monitoring Conference, Washington, DC.
  2. Petluru, S. & Wiggins, A. (2017). Designing Participation Experiences to Engage and Retain Long-Term Volunteers. Citizen Science 2017 Conference, St. Paul, MN.
  3. Brier, J. & Wiggins, A. (2017). Presentation matters: how teachers assess citizen science projects for classrooms. Citizen Science 2017 Conference, St. Paul, MN.
  4. Bowser, A. & Wiggins, A. (2016). A typology of citizen science technologies and tools. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Social Studies of Science, Barcelona, SP.
  5. Wiggins, A. & Brier, J. (2016). Evaluating Citizen Science Project Performance: A Science Outcomes Inventory & Implementation Guidelines. 101st Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  6. Wiggins, A. (2015). Sensors & Processors: A Human Computation Perspective on Citizen Science & Data Quality. Citizen Science Association Conference, San Jose, CA.
  7. Wiggins, A. & He, Y. (2015). Open Knowledge Infrastructures: Emergent Community-based Biodiversity Data Ecosystems. Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science, Denver, CO.
  8. Wiggins, A., Young, A., Brody, C., Gerst, M., Kenney, M.A., Lamoureux, A., Rice, A., & Wolfinger, F. (2015). Climate-Related Indicators and Data Provenance: Evaluating Coupled Boundary Objects for Science, Innovation, and Decision-Making. Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.
  9. Wiggins, A. Tales of the Field: Building Small Science Cyberinfrastructure. Presentation at Society for Social Studies of Science 2009 Annual Meeting 4S 2009. Washington, DC, 28 October–1 November, 2009.

SYMPOSIA

  1. Mugar, G., Wiggins, A., & Osterlund, C. (2016). Citizen Science: Beyond the Laboratory. Annual Meetings of the Society for the Social Studies of Science & the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology, Barcelona, SP. Co-organized conference track (3 sessions).
  2. Wiggins, A. (2015). Human-Centered Technologies for Citizen Science. Citizen Science Association Conference, San Jose, CA. Convened 13 speakers.

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Bowser, A., Wiggins, A., Shanley, L., Preece, J., & Henderson, S. (2014). Sharing Data While Protecting Privacy in Citizen Science. ACM interactions, January 2014.
  2. Bowser, A., Wiggins, A. & Stevenson, R. Data Policies for Public Participation in Scientific Research: A Primer. DataONE: Albuquerque, NM. 2013.
  3. Wiggins, A., Bonney, R., Graham, E., Henderson, S., Kelling, S., Littauer, R., LeBuhn, G., Lotts, K., Michener, W., Newman, G., Russell, E., Stevenson, R. & Weltzin, J. Data Management Guide for Public Participation in Scientific Research. DataONE: Albuquerque, NM. 2013.
  4. Wiggins, A. Building a Data–Backed Persona. Boxes & Arrows, 2007. http://www.boxesandarrows.com/view/building-a-data
  5. Wiggins, A. Data Driven Design: Using Web Analytics to Validate Heuristics. Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2007. http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/Jun-07/wiggins.html
  6. Wiggins, A. Metrics for Heuristics: Quantifying User Experience Part 2.
    Boxes & Arrows, 2006. http://www.boxesandarrows.com/view/metrics_for_heu7
  7. Wiggins, A. Metrics for Heuristics: Quantifying User Experience Part 1.
    Boxes & Arrows, 2006. http://www.boxesandarrows.com/view/metrics_for_heu

INVITED TALKS

  1. Wiggins, A. Information Studies Research Opportunities in Citizen Science. INST 888, Doctoral Seminar, College Park, MD. 29 March, 2017.
  2. Wiggins, A. Fitness for intended use: designing, managing, and assessing data quality in citizen science. Citizen Science in Southeast Asia Conference, Singapore. 4 March, 2017.
  3. Wiggins, A. Data Quality in Citizen Science. ASU Citizen Science Maker Summit, Chandler, AZ. 27 October, 2016.
  4. Wiggins, A. Data Quality in Citizen Science. Midwest Big Data Hub workshop on Data Quality in the Age of Big Data. Bloomington, IN. 29 September, 2016
  5. Wiggins, A. Teaching Sustainability in Information Management. Chesapeake Project Faculty Training Workshop, College Park, MD. 27 May, 2016.
  6. Wiggins, A. Evaluating Climate Indicators to Inform Design for Data Discovery & Science Communication. 32nd Annual Human-Computer Interaction Lab Symposium, College Park, MD. 26 May, 2016.
  7. Wiggins, A. Tales of the Field: Citizen Science Edition. Enabling Personal Data Donation for Public Good Research, Health Data Exploration Network Meeting, San Diego, CA. 17 May, 2016.
  8. Wiggins, A. Community-based Data Validation in Citizen Science. Carnegie Mellon University Human-Computer Interaction Institute and Language Technologies Institute Crowdsourcing Lunch Seminar Series, Pittsburgh, PA. 15 March, 2016.
  9. Wiggins, A. Community-based Data Validation in Citizen Science. Human-Computer Interaction Lab Brown Bag Lunch Series, College Park, MD. 7 April, 2016.
  10. Wiggins, A. Citizen Science 101: What everyone should know about crowdsourcing science. UNC Chapel Hill, INLS 697: Emerging Topics in Information Science. 31 March, 2016.
  11. Wiggins, A. Maintenance & Sustainability in Information Management. INFM 600, College Park, MD. March 2016.
  12. Wiggins, A. Frontiers in the Science of Citizen Science. National Institutes for Health Citizen Science Working Group, Rockville, MD. 2015.
  13. Wiggins, A. Strategic Capacity Theory. CASCI Theory Reading Group, College Park, MD. 2015.
  14. Wiggins, A. Information Studies Research Opportunities in Citizen Science. INST 888, Doctoral Seminar, College Park, MD. 2015.
  15. Wiggins, A. Data Quality in Citizen Science (or the next closest thing). University of Oxford Astrophysics “Zoominar” Seminar Series, Oxford, UK. 5 August, 2015.
  16. Wiggins, A. (2015). Adventures in Open eScience: the FLOSS Replication Studies. iSchool-BSOS Symposium on Data-Intensive Computational Social Science, College Park, MD.
  17. Wiggins, A. Citizen Science at Scale: Human Computation for Science, Education, and Sustainability. Human-Computer Interaction Lab Brown Bag Seminar, College Park, MD. 23 October, 2014.
  18. Wiggins, A. Information Studies Research Opportunities in Citizen Science. INST 888, Doctoral Seminar, College Park, MD. 16 October, 2014.
  19. Wiggins, A. Data Management in the Wild. INST 643, Curation in Cultural Institutions, College Park, MD. 21 October, 2014.
  20. Wiggins, A. Citizen Science and the Data Quality Debate. US Environmental Protection Agency, Office on Science Policy. Washington, DC, 16 July, 2014.
  21. Wiggins, A. Crowdsourcing Your Research. Syracuse University Graduate School Professional Development Lecture Series. Syracuse, NY, 7 February 2014.
  22. Wiggins, A. Online Communities in Citizen Science. COMM/INFO 3460, Cornell University. Ithaca, NY, 19 November, 2013.
  23. Wiggins, A. Online Communities in Citizen Science. COMM/INFO 3460, Cornell University. Ithaca, NY, 8 November, 2012.
  24. Wiggins, A. Citizen Science Phenotypes: Typologies and Implications of Project Design. iDigBio Public Participation in Digitization of Biodiversity Specimens Workshop. Gainesville, FL, 27/28 September, 2012.
  25. Wiggins, A. Citizen Science 101: What Every Researcher Should Know About Crowdsourcing Science. Center for Nonlinear Systems, Los Alamos National Labs. Los Alamos, NM, 17 September, 2012.
  26. Wiggins, A. Data Management for Citizen Science: Challenges and Opportunities for USGS Leadership. USGS Community for Data Integration Workshop on Citizen Science. Denver, CO, 12 September, 2012.
  27. Wiggins, A. The Evolving Landscape of Citizen Science: Typologies and Implications of Project Design. USGS Community for Data Integration Workshop on Citizen Science. Denver, CO, 11 September, 2012.
  28. Wiggins, A. With Great Data Comes Great Responsibility: Data Management for PPSR. Conference on Public Participation in Scientific Research. Portland, OR, 5 August, 2012.
  29. Wiggins, A. Motivation by Design: Technologies, Experiences, and Incentives. Citizen Cyberscience Summit 2012. London, UK, 16 February, 2012.
  30. Wiggins, A. Secondary data analysis with digital trace data: examples from FLOSS research. Département LUSSI, Institut Télécom Bretagne. Technôpole Brest-Iroise, FR, 13 July, 2011.
  31. Wiggins, A. Open Source, Open Science, and Citizen Science. Département LUSSI, Institut Télécom Bretagne. Technôpole Brest-Iroise, FR, 24 June, 2011.
  32. Goggins, S., & Wiggins, A. Research methodologies for digital trace data. University of British Columbia, School of Library, Archival and Information Sciences. Vancouver, BC, 4 February, 2011.
  33. Wiggins, A. Little eScience. Information Management Group, University of Manchester. Manchester, UK, 18 June, 2009.
  34. Wiggins, A. Dynamic Social Network Analysis (and more!) with eResearch Workflows. OSS-Watch Expert Workshop on Profiling Communities. Oxford, UK, 21 July, 2008.
  35. Wiggins, A. Data Analysis. IST 400/600, Science Data Management, Syracuse University. Syracuse, NY, 14 April, 2008.
  36. Conklin, M., Howison, J., & Wiggins, A. FLOSSmole. NSF Free and Open Source Software Research Infrastructure Workshop. Irvine, CA, 11–12 February, 2008.
  37. Wiggins, A. Web Analytics. SI 658, Information Architecture, University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI, 10 October, 2006.
  38. Wiggins, A., Bard, M., & Baugh, J. Dabbling in Drupal: A Case Study of the University of Michigan Community Information Corps Website. Library Technologies Division at the Michigan Library Association annual conference. Grand Rapids, MI, 25 October, 2005.

Colloquia

  1. Wiggins, A. (2011). Crowdsourcing Scientific Work: Public Participation in Knowledge Production. Social Computational Systems doctoral consortium, Minneapolis, MN.
  2. Wiggins, A. (2010). Crowdsourcing Science: Organizing Virtual Participation in Knowledge Production. International Conference on Information Systems doctoral consortium, St. Louis, MO.
  3. Wiggins, A. (2010). Crowdsourcing Science: Organizing Virtual Participation in Knowledge Production. ACM International Conference on Supporting Group Work doctoral consortium, Sanibel Island, FL.
  4. Wiggins, A. (2010). Crowdsourcing Science: Organizing Virtual Participation in Knowledge Production. Organizational Communication and Information Systems Division doctoral consortium, Academy of Management, Montreal, QC.
  5. Wiggins, A. (2010). Crowdsourcing Science. Consortium for the Science of Sociotechnical Systems Summer Research Institute, Stevenson, WA.
  6. Wiggins, A. (2009). Coordination Dynamics in Free/Libre Open Source Software Development. Fifth International Conference on Open Source Software doctoral consortium, Skövde, SE.
  7. Wiggins, A. (2009). Interdisciplinary Diversity in the iSchool Community. iConference 2009 doctoral consortium, Chapel Hill, NC.

Sponsored Research

  1. Wiggins, A. (PI) Developing a Science Outcomes Inventory and Implementation Framework for Citizen Science Project Evaluation. U.S. Geological Survey Cooperative Agreement G16AC00267, $29,737. July 2016–June 2017.
  2. Flanagan, M. (Dartmouth College, PI), Fraistat, N. (co-PI), & Wiggins, A. (co-PI). Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Humanities Crowdsourcing. National Endowment for Humanities HC-229771, $35,960. May 2015.
  3. Fraistat, N. (PI), Wiggins, A. (co-PI), & Flanagan, M. (co-PI, Dartmouth College). Engaging the Public: Best Practices and Opportunities in Scholarly Crowdsourcing Across the Disciplines. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation G-2014-13799, $19,858. May 2015.
  4. Wiggins, A. (PI) & Kenney, M. (co-PI). Climate-related Indicators and Data Provenance: Evaluating Coupled Boundary Objects for Science, Innovation, and Decision-Making. Subaward, ADVANCE: Crafting A Culture of Investment, National Science Foundation HRD 10-08117, $27,700. April 2015–March 2016.
  5. Wiggins, A. (PI) & Preece, J. (co-PI). CyberSEES: Collaborative Research: Infrastructure and Technology Support for Citizen Science Data Use and Distribution for Education and Sustainability. National Science Foundation CCF 14-42668, $100,000. January 2015–December 2016.

Teaching

University of Maryland College Park, College of Information Studies

  • INFM 600, Information Environments. Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Fall 2016
  • INST 719, Independent Study. Spring 2016
  • INST 728R, Special Topics in Information Studies: Data Management. Spring 2016, Spring 2017
  • INST 809, Individual Teaching Experience. Fall 2016
  • INST 810, Individual Research Experience. Fall 2016, Spring 2017

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF INFORMATION STUDIES

  • IST 600, Workflows: eScience and eResearch. Fall 2011

Advising

  1. Lisa Federer (Information Studies): PhD advisor. Fall 2016–Spring 2017.
  2. Matt Mauriello (Computer Science): PhD committee member. Fall 2016–current.
  3. Kotaro Hara (Computer Science): PhD committee member. Summer 2016.
  4. Snigdha Petluru (Information Studies): Masters independent study advisor. Spring 2016.
  5. Jonathan Brier (Information Studies): PhD advisor. Fall 2015–Spring 2017.
  6. Suzi Spitzer (Marine, Estuarine, & Environmental Science): PhD committee member. Fall 2015–current.
  7. Alyson Young: Postdoctoral supervisor. Summer 2015.
  8. Yurong He (Information Studies): PhD committee member. Fall 2014–Spring 2016.
  9. Anne Bowser (Information Studies): PhD committee member & DataONE internship mentor. Summer 2012–Spring 2013.


Professional Activities

Reviewing

Journals & Editorial Boards

  • Citizen Science Today, Editor-at-large
  • International Journal of Human-Computer Studies
  • Science & Technology Studies
  • Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
  • Human Computation Journal
  • The Information Society
  • International Journal of the Commons
  • CSCW Journal
  • Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication
  • Journal of Coastal Research
  • Trends in Ecology and Evolution

Agencies & Foundations

  • Israel Science Foundation
  • National Science Foundation: Cyber-Human Systems; Social & Economic Sciences
  • National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine: Gulf Research Program
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council: Insight Program
  • Swiss National Science Foundation
  • Woods Hole Sea Grant Program

Conferences

  • ACM International Conference on Supporting Group Work (GROUP)
  • AAAI Conference on Human Computation & Crowdsourcing (HCOMP)
  • Citizen Science Association Conference (CSA)
  • ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive & Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp)
  • International Symposium on Open Collaboration (OpenSym)
  • Conference on Public Participation in Scientific Research
  • International Conference on Wikis & Open Collaboration (WikiSym)
  • iConference
  • ACM International Conference on Computer-supported cooperative work & social computing (CSCW)
  • ACM International Conference on Human Factors in Computing (CHI)
  • AIS International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)
  • American Society for Information Science & Technology Annual Meeting (ASIST)
  • European Academy of Management Annual Meeting (EurAm)
  • International Conference on Open Source Systems (OSS)
  • Hawai’i International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS)
  • International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM)

Committees, Professional, & Campus Services

College Service

  • Merit Pay Committee (Chair), 2016–2017
  • Communications & External Relations Committee, 2015–2016
  • Open Rank Faculty Search Committee, 2015–2016
  • Targeted Search Advisory Committee, 2015–2016
  • College Advisory Committee (elected), 2015–2016
  • Masters of Information Management Program Committee, 2014–2016
  • Appointments, Promotions & Tenure, 2014–current

University Service

  • Chesapeake Project Faculty Fellow, University of Maryland Office of Sustainability, 2015–current
  • Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability, University of Maryland National Center for Smart Growth Research & Education, 2015–2016

Leadership in Meetings & Conferences

  • Co-organizer, 2017 ACM International conference on Computer-supported cooperative work and social computing, “Science of Citizen Science: Theories, Methodologies, and Platforms” workshop. Law, E., Wiggins, A., Shirk, J., Newman, G., Preece, J., Williams, A., & Brier, J.
  • Proceedings Co-Chair, 2017 ACM International Conference on Computer-supported cooperative work and social computing
  • Junior Mentor, Consortium for the Science of Sociotechnical Systems 2016 Summer Institute. Skamania, WA, June 2016.
  • Co-organizer, Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing Across the Disciplines. Fraistat, N., Wiggins, A., & Flanagan, M. 2.5-day invitational workshop with 60 participants, supported by NEH, IMLS, and Sloan Foundation. College Park, MD, May 2015.
  • Proceedings Co-Chair, 2015 ACM International Conference on Computer-supported cooperative work and social computing
  • Co-organizer, Quality Hackathon: Evaluating the Products of Online Co-Production Systems, with S. Goggins, D. Gurzick, & B. Butler. Workshop at Group 2014. Sanibel, FL, 10 November, 2014.
  • Co-organizer, Online Communities Data Hackathon, with S. Goggins, B. Butler, & S. Winter. Workshop at CSCW 2014, Baltimore, MD, 15 February, 2014.
  • Co-organizer, Data Intensive Collaboration in Science and Engineering, with M. Bietz, C. Aragon, & M. Handel. Workshop at CSCW 2012, Bellevue, WA, 11 February, 2012.
  • Member, iConference 2011 Program Committee
  • Co-organizer, Design for Citizen Science, with K. Crowston. NSF-funded invitational workshop with 40 participants. Blue Mountain Lake, NY, 24–27 May, 2011.
  • Member, iConference 2006 Program Committee

Professional Memberships, Positions, & Working Groups

  • 2016–current, Member, Citizen Science Association Research & Evaluation Working Group
  • 2015–current, Member, Citizen Science Association Metadata Working Group
  • 2015–current, Co-Chair, Open Collaboration Data Factories Metadata Working Group
  • 2015–current, External Faculty, Human Computation Institute
  • 2015–current, Member, American Geophysical Union
  • 2015–current, Member, Citizen Science Association
  • 2014–current, Member, Consortium for the Science of Sociotechnical Systems, Advisory board
  • 2012–2014, Member, Consortium for the Science of Sociotechnical Systems, Infrastructure Team
  • 2012–2013, Member, Avian Knowledge Network Steering Committee
  • 2011–2014, Member, DataONE Working Group on Public Participation in Scientific Research
  • 2011–2013, Co-Chair, DataONE Working Group on Public Participation in Scientific Research
  • 2010–current, Member, Ecological Society of America
  • 2008–2012, Member, Association for Information Systems
  • 2005–current, Member, Association for Computing Machinery & SIGCHI

External Service & Consulting

International Activities

  • Academic Visitor, August 2015. Zooniverse, University of Oxford, Department of Physics, Oxford, UK.
  • Co-facilitator, July 2014. Vespucci Summer Institute on Geographic Information Systems, “VGI and Citizen Science: engaging, creating and understanding,” EU COST European Network Exploring Research into Geospatial Information Crowdsourcing, Fiesole, IT.
  • Visiting Scholar, June–July 2011. Département LUSSI, Institut Télécom Bretagne. Technôpole Brest-Iroise, FR.
  • Project/Area Liaison, 2009–2011. myGrid, University of Manchester, School of Computer Sciences, Manchester, UK.
  • Invited Representative for myGrid, 2009. JISC UK eScience Review, Oxford, UK.
  • Academic Visitor, June 2009. myGrid, University of Manchester, School of Computer Sciences, Manchester, UK.

Advisory Activities

  • 2016, Advisory workshop participant, “Our Red Planet”. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard, MD.
  • 2016, Invited participant, “Engaging Participants as Partners in Research”. White House Office of Science and Technology Policy & Stanford MedicineX, Washington, DC.
  • 2015, Advisory workshop participant, “Legal, Ethical, and Social Implications of Biomedical Citizen Science”. National Institutes for Health, Rockville, MD.
  • 2015, Invited presenter, “Data Management for Citizen Science”. National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology, Washington, DC. NACEPT is an advisory board to the US Environmental Protection Agency.
  • 2015, External reviewer, Federal Crowdsourcing & Citizen Science Toolkit, Federal Community of Practice on Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science. One of four external reviewers on Federal toolkit authored by 125 agency staff; only academic external reviewer.
  • 2014, Steering committee member, U.S. Global Change Research Program, “Tracking a Changing Climate: Citizen Science Contributions to the National Climate Assessment”, Washington, DC.
  • 2014, Advisory workshop participant, “Collaboration for Team Science Planning”. National Science and Technology Council Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NSTC-NITRD) program on Social, Economic, and Workforce Implications of IT, Austin, TX.
  • 2014, Advisory workshop participant, “Human Computation Roadmap Summit”. Computing Research Association, Washington, DC.
  • 2013–current, Advisory board member, Aurorasaurus Project. Los Alamos Consortium & NASA.
  • 2012–current, Steering committee member, Biocubes Project. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
  • 2012, Advisory workshop participant, USA National Phenology Network, Milwaukee, WI.
  • 2011, Advisory board member, “Investigating Audience Engagement with Citizen Science”, NSF DRL 09-17608. Adler Planetarium, Chicago, IL.
  • 2010, Advisory workshop participant, “Integrating Citizen Science into the Scientific Monitoring of Phenology”. Northeast Regional Phenology Network, Durham, NH.

Public Communication

Outreach Presentations

  • The Power of Citizen Science. (2015). DC Science Café, Washington, DC. Invited speaker for DC Science Writers Association public event focused on citizen science.
  • Citizen Science 101: What everyone should know about crowdsourcing science. (2015). Women’s Council on Energy & the Environment, Washington, DC.

Media Appearances

  • Diane Rehm Show: The Environmental Outlook: Citizen Science, National Public Radio. (2015). In-studio panelist for nationally-syndicated radio show. http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2015-05-05/the-environmental-outlook-citizen-scientist
  • #CitSciChat: environmental monitoring and metrics to measure the success of citizen science. (2015). Guest panelist on weekly hosted Twitter chat on citizen science topics, sponsored by SciStarter.com and Discover Magazine.
  • Are You Ready for Citizen Science?, Spokes. (2015) Interviewee quoted in article in monthly digital magazine of Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums.
  • An Expert on Amateurs, Between the Columns. (2015). Featured in print magazine for the faculty and staff of the University of Maryland.

Honors & Awards

  • Most Energetic Professor. Masters of Information Management Student Association, University of Maryland, 2016.
  • Honorable Mention, CSCW 2015. Awarded to no more than 5% of accepted papers.
  • All-University Doctoral Dissertation Prize, Syracuse University, 2012.
  • Best Poster Award, iConference 2011. One of three best posters out of 100 refereed presentations.
  • Phi Kappa Phi, Syracuse University, 2008.
  • School of Information Studies Fellowship, Syracuse University, 2007.
  • Stephen Markel Award, University of Michigan School of Information, 2006.
  • Segal AmeriCorps Education Award, National Service Trust, 2001. Award recognizing national service.

Other Activities

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

  • 2005–2007: Enlighten, Ann Arbor, MI — Data Analyst
  • 2002–2005: The Purple Rose Theatre Company, Chelsea, MI — Office Manager
  • 2001–2002: Nonprofit Enterprise at Work, Ann Arbor, MI — Education Program Associate
  • 2000–2001: Washtenaw Literacy, Ypsilanti, MI — Volunteer Coordinator