Kelly Ann Quinn

    Email Address: kquinn8@uic.edu
    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Communication
    Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
    Office: 1164 BSB Phone: 6-8822
    Webpage: https://sites.google.com/a/uic.edu/kelly-quinn/
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Social media,
    Older adults,
    Midlife adults,
    Privacy,
    New media technologies such as social network sites (Facebook), microblogging (Twitter), search engines, visual media (Snapchat, Tumblr)

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 6-10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    An interest in new media technologies (such as Facebook, Twitter, search engines) and how they are used in everyday life is an important qualification. Familiarity with social science research is helpful. Strong preference for students who have completed a research methods class in own major.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Some knowledge of using library databases, good writing skills, weekly project meetings

    Contact researcher via URE Email Webform

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