Aaron Shaw: research


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Peer-reviewed articles

Kiene, Charles, Aaron Shaw, and Benjamin Mako Hill. 2018 (forthcoming). Managing organizational culture in online group mergers. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction 1 (CSCW): 89:1-89:21.

Shaw, Aaron and Eszter Hargittai. 2018. The pipeline of online participation inequalities: The case of Wikipedia editing. Journal of Communication, 68(1), 143-168.

TeBlunthuis, Nathan, Aaron Shaw, and Benjamin Mako Hill. 2018. Revisiting "The rise and decline" in a population of peer production projects. In Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '18).

Foote, Jeremy, Darren Gergle, and Aaron Shaw. 2017. Starting online communities: motivations and goals of wiki founders. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '17).

Kim, Yongsung, Aaron Shaw, Haoqi Zhang, and Elizabeth Gerber. 2017. Understanding trust amid delays in crowdfunding. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW '17).

Narayan, Sneha, Jake Orlowitz, Jonathan Morgan, Benjamin Mako Hill, and Aaron Shaw. 2017. The Wikipedia adventure: Field evaluation of an interactive tutorial for new users. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW '17).

Twyman, Marlon, Brian C. Keegan, and Aaron Shaw. 2017. Black Lives Matter in Wikipedia: Collaboration and collective memory around online social movements. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW '17).

Kim, Yongsung, Emily Harburg, Shana Azria, Aaron Shaw, Elizabeth Gerber, Darren Gergle, and Haoqi Zhang. 2016. Studying the effects of task notification policies on participation and outcomes in on-the-go crowdsourcing. In Fourth AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP '16).

Burgess, Eleanor and Aaron Shaw. 2016. Evaluating open collaboration opportunities in the fire service with FireCrowd. In Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Open Collaboration (OpenSym '16).

Hill, Benjamin Mako and Aaron Shaw. 2015. Page protection: Another missing dimension of Wikipedia research. In Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Open Collaboration (OpenSym '15).

Hargittai, Eszter and Aaron Shaw. 2015. Mind the skills gap: The role of Internet know-how and gender in differentiated contributions to Wikipedia. Information, Communication and Society 18(4): 424-442.

Hill, Benjamin Mako and Aaron Shaw. 2014. Consider the redirect: A missing dimension of Wikipedia research. In Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Open Collaboration (OpenSym '14).

Shaw, Aaron and Benjamin Mako Hill. 2014. Laboratories of oligarchy? How the iron law extends to peer production. Journal of Communication 64(2): 215-38.

Zhang, Haoqi, Andres Mónroy-Hernandez, Aaron Shaw, Sean Munson, Elizabeth Gerber, Benjamin Mako Hill, Peter Kinnaird, and Shelley Farnham. 2014. WeDo: Exploring computer supported collective action. Proceedings of the International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM).

Hill, Benjamin Mako and Aaron Shaw. 2013. The Wikipedia gender gap revisited: Characterizing survey response bias in peer production communities. PLOS ONE. 8(6):e65782.

Hargittai, Eszter and Aaron Shaw. 2013. Digitally savvy citizenship: The role of internet skills and engagement in young adults' political participation around the 2008 presidential election. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media (JoBEM) 57(2):115-134.

Kittur, Aniket, Jeffrey V. Nickerson, Michael S. Bernstein, Elizabeth Gerber, Aaron Shaw, John Zimmerman, Matt Lease, and John J. Horton. 2013. The future of crowd work. Proceedings of the 2013 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW '13).

Shaw, Aaron. 2012. Centralized and decentralized gatekeeping in an open online collective. Politics & Society. 40(3): 349-388.

Antin, Judd and Aaron Shaw. 2012. Social desirability bias and self-reports of motivation: A cross-cultural study of Amazon Mechanical Turk in the US and India. Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '12).

Shaw, Aaron and Yochai Benkler. 2012. A tale of two blogospheres: Discursive practices on the left and right. American Behavioral Scientist. 56(4): 459-487.

Shaw, Aaron. 2012. Insurgent expertise: The politics of free/livre and open source software in Brazil. Journal of Information Technology & Politics. 8 (3): 253-272.

Shaw, Aaron, John Horton and Daniel Chen. 2011. Designing incentives for inexpert human raters. Proceedings of the 2011 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW '11).

Hester, Vaughn, Aaron Shaw, and Lukas Biewald. 2010. Scalable crisis relief: Crowdsourced sms translation and categorization with Mission 4636. Proceedings of the 2010 ACM Conference on Development (ACM DEV 2010).

Book chapters

Hill, Benjamin Mako and Aaron Shaw. 2018 (forthcoming). Studying populations of online communities. In Oxford Handbook of Networked Communication, edited by Brooke Foucault Welles and Sandra González-Bailón. Oxford University Press.

Foote, Jeremy, Aaron Shaw, and Benjamin Mako Hill. 2017. A computational analysis of social media scholarship (link to website that includes supplemental materials). In Sage Handbook of Social Media, edited by Jean Burgess, Thomas Poell, and Alice Marwick, Russell Sage Foundation.

Benkler, Yochai, Aaron Shaw, and Benjamin Mako Hill. 2015. Peer production: A form of collective intelligence. In The Handbook of Collective Intelligence, edited by Michael Bernstein and Thomas Malone. MIT Press.

Shaw, Aaron. 2015. Hired hands and dubious guesses: Adventures in crowdsourced data collection. In Digital Research Confidential, edited by Eszter Hargittai and Christian Sandvig. MIT Press.

Dissertation

Shaw, Aaron. 2012. An Interactional Account of Online Collective Action. Ph.D. Dissertation. Sociology Department, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.