Judd D. Antin

Education
School of Information, University of California Berkeley
PhD, Information Management & Systems, May 2010
School of Information, University of California Berkeley
Masters,Information Management and Systems (M.I.M.S.), 2006
Department of Anthropology,University of Maryland College Park
Masters, Applied Anthropology (M.A.A.), 2004
Department of Anthropology,The Johns Hopkins University
B.A., Anthropology, with Honors (minor, Writing Seminars), 2001
Additional Education
Culinary Arts Program, French Culinary Institute (NY)
Grand Diploma, with Honors, 2001
Research & Work Experience
User Experience Researcher — Facebook
May 2012 - Present
  • Data science for the user experience.
  • Quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods research.
Research Scientist — Yahoo! Research
2010 - May 2012
  • Microeconomics & Social Systems, Internet Experiences Group
  • Non-monetary incentives, user motivation and engagement, incentive system design
Senior Graduate Researcher — Online Trust-Building Project
2008 - Present
  • Research in social exchange, social psychology
  • Yahoo! Research funded, under the direction of Dr. Coye Cheshire & Dr. Elizabeth Churchill
Graduate Researcher — Uncertainty, Risk, and Modes of Exchange Project
2007 - 2009
  • Research in social exchange, social psychology
  • Under the direction of Dr. Coye Cheshire
Doctoral Intern — Yahoo! Research, Internet Experiences Group
Summer 2008
VP of Product Development, Research Lead, Co-Founder — inChorus Inc.
2006 - 2007
  • Product development, design, and strategy
  • Marketing and communications
  • Web design and implementation
Graduate Student Researcher — Kids' Informal Learning with Digital Media
2005 - 2006
  • Participant observation, semi-structured interviews, qualitative data analysis
  • Funded by the Macarthur Foundation
  • Under the direction of Dr. Peter Lyman
Graduate Student Researcher — "How Much Information" Follow-up Project
Summer 2004 - 2005
  • Semi-structured interviews, qualitative data analysis on everyday information-seeking practices
  • Funded by Microsoft Research
  • Under the direction of Dr. Peter Lyman
Ethnographic Field Evaluator — Hewlett Packard Digital Village Project
2002 - 2004
  • Ethnographic program evaluation and assessment
  • Collaboration and capacity building using "Empowerment Evaluation" model
  • Under the direction of Dr. David Fetterman
Freelance Anthropologist — Context-Based Research Group
2002
  • Qualitative semi-structured interviews, analysis for State Government client
Peer-Reviewed Publications
Antin, J., Yee, R., Cheshire, C., Nov, O. (Forthcoming) Gender Differences in Wikipedia Editing. Proceedings of the 2011 ACM International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration.
Antin, J. (2011). My Kind of People? Perceptions About Wikipedia Contributors and Their Motivations. Proceedings of the 2011 SIGCHI conference on Human Factors in computing systems. Presented at the CHI 2011, Vancouver, BC, Canada: ACM.
Antin, J., & Churchill, E. F. (2011). Badges in Social Media: A Social Psychological Perspective. Proceedings of the 2011 SIGCHI conference on Human Factors in computing systems. Presented at the CHI 2011, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Antin, J., & Shaw, A. (2011). Social Desirability Bias in Reports of Motivation for US and India Workers on Mechanical Turk. Proceedings of the 2011 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work. Presented at the CSCW 2011, Hangzhou, China: ACM.
Suhonen, E., Lampinen, A., Cheshire, C., & Antin, J. (2010). Everyday favors: a case study of a local online gift exchange system. Proceedings of the 16th ACM international conference on Supporting group work, GROUP 10 (p. 1120). New York, NY, USA: ACM.
Cheshire, C., Antin, J., Cook, K. S., & Churchill, E. (2010). General and Familiar Trust in Websites. Knowledge, Technology Policy, 23(3-4), 311-331.
Antin, J. & C. Cheshire (2010). Readers are Not Free-RIders: Reading as a Form of Participation on Wikipedia. In Proceedings of the 2010 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW '10). Savannah, Georgia: ACM. (Best Note Nominated) PDF Icon
Antin, J., & Earp, M. (2010). With a little help from my friends: Self-interested and prosocial behavior on MySpace Music. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 61(5), 952-963. PDF Icon
Cheshire, C., & Antin, J. (2010). None of Us is as Lazy as All of Us - Social intelligence and loafing in information pools. Information, Communication & Society, 13(4), 537-555.
Cheshire, C., Antin, J., & Churchill, E. (2010). Behaviors, adverse events, and dispositions: An empirical study of online discretion and information control. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 61(7), 1487-1501.
Antin, J. (2009). Motivated by Information: Information About Online Collective Action as an Incentive for Participation. In Proceedings of the ACM 2009 International Conference on Supporting Group Work (GROUP '09) (pp. 371-372). Sanibel Island, Florida, USA: ACM. PDF Icon
Cheshire, C., & J. Antin (2008). The Social Psychological Effects of Feedback on the Production of Internet Information Pools. Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, 13, 705-727. PDF Icon
Antin, J. (2006). Cultural Assessment for Sustainable Kiosk Projects. Paper presented at the International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development, Berkeley, CA. PDF Icon
Antin, J. (2005). Empowerment Evaluation: From Theory to Practice. Practicing Anthropology, 27(2), 23-26. PDF Icon
Book Chapters
Cheshire, C. and J. Antin. 2009. "Order, Coordination and Uncertainty." eTrust: Forming Relationships in the Online World. Karen S. Cook, Chris Snijders, Vincent Buskins, Coye Cheshire (Eds.) Russell Sage Foundation. Pp. 266-291.
Ito, M., S. Baumer, M. Bittanti, d. boyd, R. Cody, B. Herr, H. Horst, P. Lange, D. Mahendran, K. Martinez, C.J. Pascoe, D. Perkel, L. Robinson, C. Sims, and L. Tripp. (with J. Antin, M. Finn, A. Law, A. Manion, S. Mitnick, D. Schlossberg and S. Yardi) (2009) Hanging Out, Messing Around, Geeking Out: Living and Learning with New Media. Cambridge: MIT Press.
Conference Presentations
Antin. J. & C. Cheshire (2009). Order, Coordination, and Uncertainty in Online Information Systems. Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association. August 2009. San Francisco, CA.
Antin, J. (2008). Designing Social Psychological Incentives for Online Collective Action. Directions and Implications of Advanced Computing; Conference on Online Deliberation (DIAC). June 2008. Berkeley, CA.
Antin, J. & C. Cheshire (2007). Designing Social Psychological Incentives for Online Collective Action. General Online Research (GOR '07), March 2007, Leipzig, Germany.
Cheshire, C. & J. Antin (2007). Producing Online Information Pools: The Effects of Social Psychological Incentives on Repeat Contributions. IIS Symposium on Self-Organizing Online Collective Action, Cornell University. 2007, Ithaca, NY.
Antin, J., H. Horst, C. Sims, P. Lange. (2007). Dude, that's MySpace: Digital Media in Kids' Everyday Lives. Annual Meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology. March 2007, Tampa, FL.
Antin, J. & B. Gross (2006). Managing Multiple Identities Online: The Complexities of Everyday Life in a Digital World. Annual Meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology, March, 2006, Vancouver, Canada.
Antin, J. (2006). Cultural Assessment of ICT for Development Projects: A Path to Sustainable Success. Annual Meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology, March 2006, Vancouver, Canada.
Antin, J. (2005). A Case for Culturally Appropriate Kiosks. Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association. November 2005, Washington, DC.
Antin, J., & J.L. Hall (2005). Capturing Everyday Life: Using digital photo-journaling and elicitation in the study of everyday life information behavior, Annual Meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology, March 2005, Santa Fe, NM.
Antin, J. (2004). Challenges for Ethnography in the Evaluation of Community Based Initiatives: A Case Example, Annual Meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology, March 2004, Dallas, TX.
Antin, J. (2003). A New Data Analysis Tool for Anthropologists: Dynamic Data Visualization in Up to Seven Dimensions, Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, November 2003, Chicago, IL.
Working Papers
Antin, J., D. Perkel & C. Sims (2008). Unexpected Collaborations: Kids' Appropriation of Garage-Band as a Group Creative Tool. (December 1, 2008). School of Information. Paper 2008-027.
Teaching Experience
Spring 2008 - Graduate Instructor for i203: Social and Organizational Aspects of Information (with Dr. Coye Cheshire), including syllabus development, leading lecture and discussion sections, grading, one-on-one student feedback and discussion
Spring 2008 - Seminar organizer and discussion leader for reading seminar on psychology and economics (with Dr. Yale Braunstein)
Spring 2007 - Graduate Instructor for i203: Social and Organizational Aspects of Information (with Dr. Coye Cheshire), (see above for responsibilities)
Honors & Awards
2009 - Nomination, Best Note Award, CSCW 2010
2009-2010 - Institute for Business and Economic Research (IBER) Dissertation Support Grant
2009 - XLab Research Grant
2006 - 2008 - Graduate Merit Fellowship (PhD), iSchool, University of California Berkeley
2006 - James R. Chen Award (for outstanding Masters Thesis), Mycroft Project, iSchool, University of California Berkeley
2005 - 2006 - Graduate Merit Fellowship (Masters), iSchool, University of California Berkeley
2004-2005 - Graduate Fellowship, School of Information Management and Systems, University of California Berkeley
2002-2003 - Graduate Merit Fellow, Department of Anthropology, University of Maryland College Park
2003 - Goldhaber Fellowship, University of Maryland College Park
2001 - Departmental Honors, Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University
Journal & Conference Reviewer
ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), ACM Conference on Supporting Group Work (GROUP), Association of Internet Researchers (AOIR) Annual Meeting, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST)
Professional Memberships
American Sociological Association (ASA), Communication and Information Technologies Section of the American Sociological Association (CITASA), Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA), American Anthropological Association (AAA)