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R. Stuart Geiger

Curriculum Vitae 

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Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications:

  1. Geiger, R.S., Varoquaux, N., Mazel-Cabasse, C., and Holdgraf, C. (2018). "The Types, Roles, and Practices of Documentation in Data Analytics Open Source Software Libraries: A Collaborative Ethnography of Documentation Work." Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (JCSCW). Best paper award (1st runner-up)
  2. Geiger, R.S. (2017). "Beyond opening up the black box: Investigating the role of algorithmic systems in Wikipedian organizational culture." Big Data & Society 4(2).
  3. Geiger, R.S. (2016). "Bot-based collective blocklists in Twitter: the counterpublic moderation of harassment in a networked public space." Information, Communication, and Society 19(6).
  4. Geiger, R.S. (2014). "Bots, Bespoke Code, and the Materiality of Software Platforms." Information, Communication, and Society
  5. Romolini, M., S. Record, R. Garvoille , Marusenko, and R.S. Geiger. (2013). "The Next Generation of Scientists: Examining the Experiences of Graduate Students in Network-Level Science." Ecology and Society 18(3).
  6. Halfaker, A., R.S. Geiger , J. Morgan, and J. Riedl. (2013). "The Rise and Decline of an Open Collaboration System: How Wikipedia's reaction to sudden popularity is killing it." American Behavioral Scientist.
  7. Ribes, D., S. Jackson, R.S. Geiger, C. Burton, and T. Finholt (2013). "Artifacts that organize: Delegation in the distributed organization." Information and Organization 23:1–14.
  8. Geiger, R.S. (2009). "Does Habermas Understand the Internet? The Algorithmic Construction of the Blogo/Public Sphere." Gnovis: A Journal of Communication, Culture, and Technology. 10(1).

Peer-Reviewed Archived Conference Proceedings:

  1. Geiger, R.S., K. Yu, Y. Yang, M. Dai, J. Qiu, R. Tang, and J. Huang. (2020). "Garbage In, Garbage Out: Do Machine Learning Application Papers in Social Computing Report Where Human-Labeled Training Data Comes From?" Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency(FAT* 2020).
  2. Geiger, R.S. (2019). "The Rise and Fall of the Note: Changing Paper Lengths in ACM CSCW, 2000-2018." Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction.(CSCW 2019).
  3. Geiger, R.S. and Halfaker, A. (2017). "Operationalizing conflict and cooperation between automated software agents in Wikipedia: A replication and expansion of Even Good Bots Fight." Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction (Nov 2017 issue, CSCW 2018 Online First).
  4. Halfaker, A., Geiger, R.S. , and Terveen, L. (2014). "Snuggle: Designing for Efficient Socialization and Ideological Critique." In Proceedings of the 2014 ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing (CHI 2014).
  5. Geiger, R.S. and Halfaker, A. (2013). "When the Levee Breaks: Without Bots, What Happens to Wikipedia's Quality Control Processes?" In Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration (WikiSym 2013).
  6. Geiger, R.S. and Halfaker, A. (2013). "Using Edit Sessions to Measure Participation in Wikipedia." In Proceedings of the 2013 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2013).
  7. Geiger, R.S., A. Halfaker, M. Pinchuk, and S. Walling (2012). "Defense Mechanism or Socialization Tactic? Improving Wikipedia's Notifications to Rejected Contributors." In Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2012).
  8. Ford, H. and R.S. Geiger. (2012). "'Writing up rather than writing down': Becoming Wikipedia Literate." In Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration (WikiSym 2012). New York: ACM Digital Library.
  9. Geiger, R.S., J. Jeong, and E. Manders (2012). "Black-Boxing the User: Internet Protocol over Xylophone Players." In Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (alt.CHI 2012). New York: ACM Digital Library.
  10. Geiger, R.S. and H. Ford. (2011) "Participation in Wikipedia's Deletion Processes." In Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration (WikiSym 2011). New York: ACM Digital Library.
  11. Geiger, R.S. and D. Ribes (2011). "Trace Ethnography: Following Coordination through Documentary Practices." In Proceedings of the 44th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). Best paper award nomination
  12. Geiger, R.S. and D. Ribes (2010). "The Work of Sustaining Order in Wikipedia: The Banning of a Vandal." In Proceedings of the 2010 ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2012). New York: ACM Digital Library.
  13. Geiger, R.S. (2009). "The Social Roles of Bots and Assisted Editing Tools." In Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration. New York: ACM Digital Library.

Book Chapters and Conference Proceedings (non-peer reviewed):

  1. Geiger, R.S. and Lampinen, A. (2014). "Old Against New, or a Coming of Age? Broadcasting in an Era of Electronic Media." Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media 58(3).
  2. Geiger, R.S. (2011). "The Lives of Bots." In G. Lovink and N. Tkacz (eds.) In Wikipedia: A Critical Point of View. Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures.
  3. Matias, N. and Geiger, R.S. (2015). "Defining, Designing, and Evaluating Civic Values in Human Computation and Collective Action Systems." In Proceedings of HCOMP 2014, Citizen-X Workshop.

Reports, Working Papers, and Preprints (non-peer reviewed):

  1. Geiger, R.S. , O. DeMasi, A. Culich, A. Zoglauer, D. Das, F. Hoces de la Guardia, K. Ottoboni, M. Fenner, N. Varoquaux, R. Barter, R. Barnes, S. Stoudt, S. Dorton, S. van der Walt. (2019). "Best Practices for Fostering Diversity and Inclusion in Data Science." BIDS Best Practices in Data Science Series. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Institute for Data Science.
  2. Geiger, R.S., D. Sholler, A. Culich, C. Martinez, F. Hoces de la Guardia, F. Lanusse, K. Ottoboni, M. Stuart, M. Vareth, N. Varoquaux, S. Stoudt, and S. van der Walt. (2018). "Challenges of Doing Data-Intensive Research in Teams, Labs, and Groups." BIDS Best Practices in Data Science Series. Berkeley Institute for Data Science: Berkeley, California.
  3. Sholler, D. Das, F. Hoces de la Guardia, C. Hoffmann, F. Lanusse, N. Varoquaux, R. Garcia, R.S. Geiger , S. McDevitt, S. Peterson, S. Stoudt. (2019). "Best Practices for Managing Turnover in Data Science Groups, Teams, and Labs." BIDS Best Practices in Data Science Series. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Institute for Data Science.
  4. Geiger, R.S., C. Mazel-Cabasse, C. Cullens, L. Noren, B. Fiore-Gartland, D. Das, and H. Brady (2018). "Career Paths and Prospects in Academic Data Science: Report of the Moore-Sloan Data Science Environments Survey." Report. Berkeley, California: UC-Berkeley Institute for Data Science.
  5. Geiger, R.S. (2017). "Summary Analysis of the 2017 GitHub Open Source Survey." SocArXiV Preprints.

Open-Source Software and Open Data Projects:

  1. Geiger, R.S. (2019). "ArXiV Archive: A tidy and complete archive of metadata for papers on, 1993-2019." Zenodo.
  2. Geiger, R.S., Paxton, A., and Haines, R. (2017). " a ready-to-fork GitHub Pages template for personal academic websites." GitHub. Over 3,500 users.
  3. Geiger, R.S. (2017). "Getorg: a Python library for querying information and analytics about GitHub organizations." GitHub.

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5. Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Mentor, UC-Berkeley (2018-2020)

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