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Internship Insights: Experience Research at Airbnb

Editor’s note: this article originally appeared on Medium.  From June to September, I interned for one of the world’s largest travel startups — Airbnb. As an Experience Research Intern on the Trust Team, I worked on projects central to account integrity for keeping Airbnb accounts safe and secure. In this post, I’ll hash out lasting reasons for… Read the full article…


Social Media, Gender, and the Future: An Interview with Dr. Rosanna Guadagno

I had the honor of sitting down with Dr. Rosanna Guadango, a professor of Social Psychology who is currently conducting research at the Peace Innovation Lab at Stanford University. Dr. Guadango’s research interests focus on three main areas: Social Influence and Persuasion, Social Behavior and Mediated-Communication, and Gender Roles. Tell Me About Your Research My… Read the full article…





DoodleBook: A New Tool for Digital Learning

  Over the past year, Dr. Jun Wang, research assistant professor at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University; his research partner, Felice Frankel, a research scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); a team of students from across Syracuse University; and me, serving as a project research assistant, worked to create a new… Read the full article…



A Nexus of Student Research – and One NEXIS Lab Student’s Path

The NEXIS student research lab occupies a place of pride at the iSchool, enabling students to pursue special projects in an unconventional setting. Many students are quick to associate this facility with the emerging technology that it houses and the educational seminars that NEXIS members frequently host. Yet sometimes, people have trouble in comprehending the… Read the full article…


3 Reasons for Undergrads to do Research

A research university does not always have to house 20,000+ students, faculty, and staff. Today, all an institution needs to do research is a single person, an interest, some resources, and a local coffee shop to work in. Over the years, research has gotten a bad reputation because of the countless term papers college classes… Read the full article…