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.
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 Spotter. JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 16(1), A1.
University of Maryland iSchool Profile: Jonathan Brier PhD Student Profile