709 IS Building
Institution of highest degree:
PhD, University of Pittsburgh
Socialization of Newcomers, participation and commitment in online communities, social navigation and social information filtering, social Web technologies, personalized information access, community-based user modeling.
Farzan, R. and Brusilovsky, P (2010). Encouraging user participation in a course recommender system: an impact on user behavior. Journal of Computers in Human Behavior, 27(1): 276-284.
Farzan, R., Pal, A., Kraut, R. and Konstan, J. (2012). Socializing volunteers in an online community: A field experiment. In proceedings of the ACM conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2012). ACM Press.
Dabbish, L., Farzan, R., Kraut, R., and Postmes, T. (2012). Fresh faces in the crowd: turnover, identity, and commitment in online groups. In proceedings of the ACM conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2012). ACM Press.