Profiles

Olga Shabalina
ICR Student
Email: ois2@illinois.edu COHORT: 2018 RESEARCH INTERESTS My research interests build upon my previous studies that explored cultural differences in ad layout design by looking at perception patterns of linguistic groups as manifested in photos of landscape and household scenes. In my PhD program… Read More
Kristy Hamilton
ICR Student
Email: kristyh2@illinois.edu Cohort: 2016    RESEARCH INTERESTS My research program focuses on understanding technologically-driven biases that can impair metacognitive monitoring (i.e., knowing what you know) and decision-making. By studying human-computer interactions in the context of memory… Read More
Diana Leon-Boys
ICR Student
  Email: dleon6@illinois.edu RESEARCH INTERESTS Media Studies Latina/o Studies Girlhood Studies Gender and Sexuality Studies Critical Ethnic Studies Disney RESEARCH DESCRIPTION Diana Leon-Boys is a doctoral candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Institute of… Read More
Anirban Mukhopadhyay
ICR Student
Email: anirban3@illinois.edu Cohort: 2017     RESEARCH INTERESTS I am interested in the history of communication/media technologies; media and space, race and media, resistance and social movements; media policies and critical information studies.  I am intrigued by how media affect cultural… Read More
elizaBeth Simpson
ICR Student
Email: ejsimpso@illinois.edu Cohort: 2015 RESEARCH INTERESTS  elizaBeth Simpson studies the dynamics of collaboration, participation, social responsibility, and personal agency, especially as they intersect with cultural work. Her current research interests include participatory knowledge making… Read More
Giang Pham
ICR Student
Email: gvpham2@illinois.edu     Cohort: 2017     RESEARCH INTERESTS My research interests include motivation, information processing, and media multitasking. More specifically, my work examines how different aspects of motivation, such as intrinsic and extrinsic, approach and avoidance, influence… Read More