University of Maryland

Jonathan Brier

Jonathan Brier PhD Student

Jonathan Brier is a Ph.D. student at the School of Information at University of Maryland College Park, advised by Susan Winter and Brian Butler. His research covers the evaluation, development, and evolution of cyberinfrastructure and online communities. Currently, he is focused on the evaluation of the health and sustainability of online communities in the domain of citizen science.

Research Interests

Citizen science; social computing; online communities; and crowdsourcing


Crall, A., Kosmala, M., Cheng, R., Brier, J., Cavalier, D., Henderson, S., & Richardson, A. D. (2017). Volunteer recruitment and retention in online citizen science projects using marketing strategies: Lessons from Season SpotterJCOM: Journal of Science Communication16(1), A1.

External Links:

University of Maryland iSchool Profile: Jonathan Brier PhD Student Profile


ORCID 0000-0003-0668-0089