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EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy. University of California, Los Angeles, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. Dissertation title: “The Data-fication of Openness – the Policies and Practices of Open Data in Los Angeles.” 2016 

Master of Library and Information Science. University of California, Los Angeles, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. 2013 

Masters of Arts in New Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Thesis: “The Promiscuous Library.” Graduated Cum laude. 2010

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Smith College, Northampton, MA. 2003

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Currie, M., B. Paris, I. Pasquetto, and J. Pierre (2016). The conundrum of police officer-involved homicides: Counter-data in Los Angeles County. Big Data & Society. 3.2: 2053951716663566. bds.sagepub.com.

Fidler, B. and M. Currie (2016). Infrastructure, representation, and historiography in BBN’s Arpanet mapsIEEE Annals of the History of Computing. 38.3: 44–57. IEEE Xplore.

Fidler, B. and M. Currie (2015). The Production and interpretation of ARPANET maps. IEEE Annals of Computing History. 37.1:44-55, January-March, DOI: 10.1109/MAHC.2015.16.

Kelty, C., A. Panofsky, R. Crooks, M. Currie, S. Erickson, P. Garcia, S. Wood, and M. Wartenbe (2014). Seven dimensions of contemporary participation disentangled. Journal of the American Society for Information and Technology. 66.3, June.

Currie, M., C. Kelty, and L. F. Murillo (2013). Free software trajectories: From organized publics to formal social enterprises? Journal of Peer Production, Issue #3.

Currie, M (2010). Preserving the dynamic text: Research libraries and mass digitization. Logos, Volume 21, Issue 3-4, 2010: 74-85.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

Currie, M. (Forthcoming, 2017). Hacking the administrative. Making Our World: Hacker and Maker Movements in Context. Ed. Andrew Schrock and Jeremy Hunsinger. New York: Peter Lang.

Currie, M. (2012). The feminist critique: Mapping controversy in Wikipedia. in Berry, D. M. (ed.), Understanding Digital Humanities, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, pp. 224-248.

 

OP-EDS, PROCEEDINGS, AND BOOK REVIEWS

Paris, B. S., and Currie, M. (2017). How the “guerrilla archivists” saved history – and are doing it again under Trump. The Conversation, February 21. http://theconversation.com/how-the-guerrilla-archivists-saved-history-and-are-doing-it-again-under-trump-72346.

Currie, M., B. Paris, I. Pasquetto, J. Pierre, and A. Sands. (2015). The Police officer-involved homicide database project. Proceedings to the 2015 iConference, Newport, CA.

Fidler, B. and M. Currie (2015). Gateways: Historical underpinnings of a single Internet. Proceedings to the 2015 iConference, Newport Beach, CA.

Currie, M. (2015). Review: Open standards and the digital age: History, ideology, and networks by Andrew L. Russell. InterActions: UCLA Journal of Education and Information Studies, 11(2), Retrieved from: http://escholarship.org/uc/item/19d2h79x.

Currie, M. (2013). Review: Paper machines: About cards & catalogs, 1548-1929 by Markus Krajewski. InterActions: UCLA Journal of Education and Information Studies, 9(1), Retrieved from: http://escholarship.org/uc/item/07h1s2w7.

 

SELECTED CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS

Currie. M. (2015). Benign transparency and the politics of open data. Sustainable LA / Data Cosmopolis: When Urban Meets Data. University of California, Los Angeles, October 23.

Currie, M., B. Paris, I. Pasquetto, J. Pierre, and A. E. Sands. (2015). The police officer involved homicide database project. iConference, Newport Beach, CA, March 24-27.

Currie, M. (2015). Depoliticizing openness. Digital Humanities Symposium. UCLA Digital Humanities Working Group, February 10.

Currie, M. (2014). A dual value of openness. Digital Labor: Sweatshops, Picket Lines, Barricades, New School, New York, November 14-16.

Currie, M. (2014). Tracing government records as open data. Archival Education and Research Initiative Conference, University of Pittsburgh. July 14-18.

Currie, M. (2014). Agonistic data. Research & Inquiry Conference, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UCLA, June 4.

Currie, M. (2014). Tracing the work of open data. Anthropology in Transit, UC Irvine. April 25-26.

Currie, M. (2013). Data and the city: Civic use of open government data. Society for Social Studies of Science, San Diego, CA., October 9-12.

Currie, M. (2013). The case of the toxic release inventory: Applying archival principles to open data. Archival Education and Research Institute, Austin, Texas, June 17-21.

Currie, M. and L. F. Murillo. (2012). Free software trajectories: From organized publics to formal social enterprises?” The International Free Software Workshop, Porto Allegro, Brazil, July 25-28.

 

AWARDS, GRANTS, AND FELLOWSHIPS

RDA/US Early Career Fellowship, Research Data Alliance. 2017

Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, Beta Phi Mu. 2015

Aimée Dorr Fellowship, University of California, Los Angeles. 2014

Information Studies Dissertation Proposal Award, University of California, Los Angeles. 2014

Urban Humanities Institute Student Research Grant, University of California, Los Angeles. 2014

Affiliates Scholarship, University of California, Los Angeles. 2013-2014

Chancellors Prize, University of California, Los Angeles. Tuition and fees for two academic years. 2011-2013

 

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