2017 (anticipated) Doctor of Philosophy University of California Los Angeles, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies
2016 (anticipated) Certificate in Experimental Critical Theory University of California Los Angeles, Graduate School of Comparative Literature
2016 (anticipated) Certificate in Digital Humanities University of California Los Angeles, Center for Digital Humanities
2015 Certificate Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies
2014 Master of Library and Information Studies University of California Los Angeles, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies
2007 Bachelor of Arts in Gender Studies and World Literature. Pitzer College, Claremont California
2017 Wood, S. Body-worn camera footage and the privatization of public records. Preservation, Digital Technology and Culture. Forthcoming.
2016 Cifor, M. and Wood, S. Critical feminism in the archives. Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies. Forthcoming.
2016 Wood, S. Police body cameras: Emotional mediation and the economies of visuality. Emotions, Technology, and Design. Ed. Sharon Tettegah and Safiya Noble. Routledge.
2014 Wood, S. et. al. Mobilizing records: re-framing archival description to support human rights. Archival Science. 10.1007/s10502-014-9233-1
2014 Wood, S. Collective Intimacies. Making Invisible Histories Visible: A Resource Guide to the Collections. Ed. K. McHugh, B. Johnson-Grau and B. Sher. UCLA Center for the Study of Women.
2014 Kelty, C., Panofsky, A., Erickson, S., Currie, M., Crooks, R., Wood, S., Garcia, P., Wartenbe, M. Seven dimensions of contemporary participation disentangled. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. doi: 10.1002/asi.23202
2011 Wood, S. Book Review: Narrating from the Archives: Novels, Records, and Bureaucrats in the Modern Age by Marco Codebò. InterActions: UCLA Journal of Education and Information Studies, 7(2), Article 12.
Teaching Appointments and Training
2015 Teaching Assistant, University of California Los Angeles, Department of Information Studies. Responsible for one section of Introduction to Information Studies, a general education introductory course designed to familiarize undergraduate students with the field of Information Studies. Responsible for all lectures, discussion and evaluation.
2014 Teaching Assistant, University of California Los Angeles, Department of English. Responsible for one section of English Composition 3, a required course for entering first year students designed to develop writing skills and tools for a successful undergraduate experience. Responsible for all lectures, discussion and evaluation.
2014 English Composition Teaching Assistant Course, Department of English. Completed a four unit course on pedagogy, course design and evaluation. Through the course I developed a syllabus as well as lesson plans and essay assignments.
2013 – 2014 Teaching Apprenticeship Program, Department of Information Studies. Under the supervision of Professor Leah Lievrouw, I completed a two-quarter Teaching Apprenticeship Program in which we discussed pedagogical strategies and theories as well as theories and methods of evaluation. In addition we were required to supervise and assist in two coursese, both Introduction to Information Studies and Internet and Society. As a class we developed a new undergraduate, general education course for UCLA, Information and Power, which will be offered in the Winter of 2015.
2012- 2013 Special Reader, University of California Los Angeles, Department of Information Studies. Assisted Professor Jonathan Furner in teaching Ethics, Diversity and Change, a core required course for the Master’s of Library and Information Science program. Managed service learning component of the course, serving as liaison between non profit organizations and students as well as implementing assessment protocols. Responsible for three class lectures and assisted with grading all assignments.
2015 On the Record All the Time, UCLA GSE&IS As a Graduate Student Researcher, I assisted in the grant writing process for an IMLS National Forum Grant committed to developing curriculum for audiovisual evidence management as well as bringing together stakeholders to discuss the state of and future plans for body-worn camera evidence.
2012-2014 PartLab University of California Los Angeles, PartLab. Participated in case based research focused on discerning and interpreting normative participation practices in online spaces. Principal Investigator: Professor Christopher Kelty. National Science Foundation Grant #1025569
2012-2014 Archival Grand Challenges, University of California Los Angeles. Participated in developing a research agenda for the archival field which addresses global grand challenges identified by major research and aid organizations. Principal Investigators: Professors Anne Gilliland and Sue McKemmish.
Related Work Experience
2014 – present Lead Information Studies Editor for InterActions, the UCLA Journal of Education and Information Studies. Responsible for the solicitation, review, selection and editing of Information Studies article submissions. Additionally responsible for the promotion of the journal, oversight of Book Review Editors as well as the Student Advisory Board of reviewers.
2011-2014 Lead Graduate Student Researcher, University of California Los Angeles, Center for the Study of Women. Served as the Lead Student Researcher on a three year archival processing, digitization and curation project representing a partnership between The June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives, the Center for the Study of Women and the Young Research Library. Served as liaison between constituencies, processed ninety one collections, managed undergraduate students on digitization project. Principal Investigators: Gary Strong and Professor Kathleen McHugh
2011-2012 Cataloger, University of California Los Angeles, Instrucional Media Lab Collections and Services. Processed and cataloged digital media, film and dvd used for classroom instruction throughout the UCLA campus.
2010-2011 Records Management Assistant, Dorothy Chandler Music Center. Development and implementing a records management system and documentation strategy for donor records. Digitization and maintenance of records as well as research and beginning implementation of a records management database system. Facilitation of and assistance with internal research for employees of the Center.
2016 Police Body Cameras and the Privatization of the Chain of Evidence, Archival Education and Research Institute, Kent State July 2016.
2016 Critical Feminism in the Archives, Archival Education and Research Institute, Kent State July 2016.
2016 Mourning and Melancholia in the Archives, Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies Colloquium, Simon Fraser University April 2016.
2016 Critical Pedagogy in Archival Studies, Critical Library and Pedagogy Symposium, University of Arizona February 2016.
2016 Proposing an Undergraduate Curriculum for Archival Studies, ALISE, Boston January 2016.
2015 Teaching Archival Literacy: The Challenges and Opportunities of Developing an Undergraduate Archival Studies Curriculum, Society of American Archivists Research Forum, Cleveland, August 2015.
2015 Educating for Social Justice: Developing an Undergraduate Archival Studies Curriculum , International Council on Archives – SAE, College Park, July 2015.
2015 Classified Temporalities, Archival Time, Archival Education and Research Institute, College Park, July 2015.
2015 Executive Orders and the Temporality of Citizenship, Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies, IKKM, June 2015.
2015 Affirming Activist Scholarship, Reclaiming Diversity Forum, UCLA April 2015.
2015 Demystifying Academic Publishing, UCLA Information Studies Colloquium February 2015.
2014 Toward an Evidential Paradigm for Metadata, Archival Education and Research Institute July 2014.
2014 Liminal Spaces and Institutionalization, Young Research Library May 2014
2014 Keeping it Close: Facilitating the Lesbian Archives of the Future, June L. Mazer Archives May 2014
2013 Maintaining Identity and Relevance: The June L. Mazer Archives at UCLA, Women’s History Pre-Conference, Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting.
2013 Un/Natural Silences: Donor Requested Destruction in the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives, Archival Education and Research Institute July 2013.
2013 Destruction within the Community Archives, Community Archives May 2013.
2013 In the Basement of the Alamo: Archival Ethics in the Post-Custodial Era, Information Studies 201 April 2013.
2013 Manifestos, Futurism and Utopian Visions: Networked Information and Predictions of the Future, Information Studies 20 April 2013.
2011 Activism, Identity Politics and the Archival Trace: The Ruth Reid and Kent Hyde Papers, Young Reseearch Library September 2011.
2011 Conjoined Passions: Eve Sedgewick’s Feverish Legacy, WorkSpace June 2011.
2015- present Member of the Professional Programs Committee, UCLA Department of Information Studies
2014-2016 IConference Reviewer
2013 – 2016 Research and Inquiry Conference Committee Member
Participated in the development of the call for papers as well as the peer review process for the 2014 UCLA Research and Inquiry Conference
2012-2014 Book Review Editor, InterActions UCLA Journal of Education and Information Studies
Responsible for soliciting and editing book reviews from doctoral students in Information Studies and related fields.
Awards and Fellowships
2016 Aimee Dorr Fellowship for Public Policy
2015 UCLA Department of Information Studies Distinguished Teaching Award
2014 University of California Los Angeles Graduate Summer Research Mentorship
2014 – 2016 University of California Los Angeles Graduate Division Fellowship
2003-2007 Pitzer College Presidential Scholar