School of Information Sciences

Amelia Acker

Assistant Professor

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Institution of highest degree:
PhD, University of California Los Angeles

Research Interests:

Archival science, cultural informatics, infrastructure studies, mobile communication and information technologies, personal digital archives, science and technology studies (STS).

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Recent Publications:

Acker, A. and J. Brubaker. (Spring 2014). “Death, Memorialization and Social Media: A Platform Perspective for Personal Archives.” Archivaria 77: pp. 1- 23.

Acker, A. (2014). “The Short Message Service: Standards, Infrastructure and Innovation.” Telematics and Informatics 31: pp. 559-568. doi: 10.1016/j.tele.2014.01.004.

Acker, A. (2014) “The Global System for Mobile Communication: The Hidden Influence of Standards in Text Messages and Wireless Communications,” Standards Engineering: The Journal of the Standards Engineering Society.

Acker, A. (2013). “How Cells Became Records: Standardization and Infrastructure in Tissue Culture.” Archival Science. doi: 10.1007/s10502-013-9213-x.


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