Research News

Scholars at the School of Communication and Information take an interdisciplinary approach to research that spans the fields of information science, library studies, communication, journalism and media studies.

The NSF-Funded 2019 CSST Summer Research Institute Boosts Emerging Scholar Development in Sociotechnical Systems and Critical Informatics Research

The NSF-funded 2019 Consortium for the Science of Sociotechnical Systems (CSST) Summer Research Institute, to be held at Rutgers on June 18-22 2019, will connect late-phase doctoral students and emerging scholars with senior scholars in sociotechnical systems and critical informatics research fields, providing substantive learning and research coordination networking opportunities to advance their work.

Television Programming for Children Reveals Systematic Gender Inequality, According to New Rutgers Study

SC&I’s Dafna Lemish and her co-author Colleen Russo Johnson from Ryerson University, who found systematic gender inequality in both the television programming children watch, and behind the scenes in the male-dominated television industry as well, call attention to the children’s TV industry and encourage change.