These are some of the things I remember doing:


  • Ph.D. Information Science (2019)
    (Minor: Cognitive Science)
    Indiana University Bloomington

Publications and work in progress

  • (2022) N. A., Arjomand & Ghazinejad, Awareness systems or echo chambers? Latin American journalists’ usage of Twitter as a news gathering tool, First Monday (October 2022 issue)
  • (2021) N. A., Arjomand & Ghazinejad, A. Twitter as a Newsgathering Tool: Challenges and Possibilities for Independent Media, Digital Report, Center for Digital Media Assistance (CIMA).
  • (2016) Qaurooni, D., Ghazinejad A., Kouper, I., & Ekbia, H. Citizens for Science and Science for Citizens: The View from Participatory Design. ACM CHI 2016, San Jose, CA. [Honorable Mention]
  • (2015) Tsou, A., Bowman, T., Ghazinejad, A., & Sugimoto, C. R. Who tweets about science? 15th   International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics, Istanbul, Turkey, Summer 2015.
  • (2014) Ekbia, H., Mattioli, M., Kouper, I., Arave, G., Ghazinejad, A., Bowman, T., Suri, V. R., Tsou, A., Weingart, S., & Sugimoto, C. R. Big data, Bigger Dilemmas: A critical review. Advances in Information Science, Journal of American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST).
  • (2013) Ding, Y., Yan, E., Ghazinejad, A., & Han, J. Extending the VIVO ontology to iSchools: Enabling networking of information scientists (Poster). iConference: Scholarship in action: Data, Innovation and Wisdom, February 12-15, 2013, Fort Worth, TX.
  • (2011) Shelton, D., Ekbia, H., & Ghazinejad, A. umWeltian Empirical Studies and Developmental Situated-Embodied Agents: Computational Models of Group Behavior (poster). National Conference on Epistemology of Modeling and Simulation. Pittsburgh, PA. April 1-2, 2011.

Academic Teaching

[School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University Bloomington]

  • Z639 – Social Media Mining (Graduate-Level)
  • Z534 – Search (Information Retrieval) (Graduate-Level)
  • Z532 – Information Architecture for the Web (Graduate-Level)
  • Z511 – Database Design (Graduate-Level)
  • Z603 – Introduction to Python Programming (Graduate-Level)
  • Z604 – Agent-Based Modeling & Simulation (Graduate-Level)

Associate Instructor
[School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University Bloomington]

  • Z516 – Human Computer Interaction (Graduate-Level)
  • CSCI A110 – Introduction to Computers and Computing
  • INFO I201 – Mathematical Foundations of Informatics
  • INFO H101 – Introduction to Informatics
  • Z401 – Computer-Based Information Tools

Selected Work Experience


Selected Projects, Guest Lectures and Presentations

  • Patterns of movement in space: An agent-based approach (with Samad Paydar)
    [In K. Johnson (Ed.), Agent-based modeling and GIS. Redlands, CA: ESRI Press. Jointly wrote the code for the chapter exercises in NQ-Python.]
  • Reconstructing Headshots Using Principle Component Analysis (PCA)
    Developed a Matlab script that used PCA to store and reconstruct a particular headshot from a set of standardized headshots.]
  • A Genetic Algorithm Based Dynamic Scheduler Simulator for Multi-Processor Systems
    Bachelor’s capstone project in C#.]
  • Researching Brazil (with Timothy Thompson, Luis A. González, Matthew Duff and Ana Thompson)
    [Jointly wrote the PHP/JS code for a tool to supports research in Brazilian Studies.]
  • “The Broken Arganon: On Emotions and Intelligence”
    School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University Bloomington, Spring 2012.

Award and Recognition

  • CHI 2016 Honorable Mention.
  • Student Travel Grant to present at the National Conference on Epistemology of Modeling and Simulation, Pittsburgh, PA, 2011.
  • IU Bloomington PhD Merit Scholarship in Information Science, 2011-2014.
  • IU Bloomington M.Sc. Merit Scholarship in Information Science, 2009-2011.