Computer-assisted reporting, investigative journalism, overcoming barriers for access to public records, archives as resources for journalists, history of journalism and emerging media, history of information.
Director, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH): digital humanities, electronic editing, interactive literature, networked interfaces for electronic publication, social computing, gaming.
Technology and design methods for children
Operations research; public health preparedness; design and control of manufacturing systems; integration of product design and manufacturing system design; decision-making systems in product development
Information Law and Policy; E-government; Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities; Evaluation of Networked Information Systems; Social Theory and Information; Diversity and LIS Education
Digital humanities and new media, especially text visualization, text mining and text analysis, electronic literature and art, history of writing technologies, games.
Interactive information retrieval, esp. for spoken word materials, conversational text, and multilingual applications. User modeling, implicit feedback. Archival access to electronic records.
Intelligent transportation systems, operations research, open data, serious games, incident and emergency management, information visualization, user interface design, traveler information, and big data