McDonald Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Samantha McDonald (B. Nardi, advisor) has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. McDonald is researching how the presence and use of information and communications technology affect how staffers in Congress manage contact from constituents and how those systems reflect deeper ideas of citizen engagement within a digitally mediated democracy. You can read more about McDonal's research in a profile on her by the ICS Dept. of Informatics.

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