Jevin D. West
Jevin West


Jevin D. West
Associate Professor
Information School
University of Washington
Box 352840, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA
Twitter: @jevinwest
Phone: 206-543-2646
Curriculum Vitae

Full CV (PDF)
Academic Positions

2019 - present
Director, Center for an Informed Public, University of Washington
2019 - present
Associate Professor, Information School, University of Washington
2018 - present
Adjunct Faculty, Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington
2014 - present
Affiliate Faculty, Center for Statistics & Social Sciences, University of Washington
2014 - present
Data Science Fellow, eScience Institute, University of Washington
2014 - present
Co-Director, DataLab, University of Washington
2013 - present
Assistant Professor, Information School, University of Washington

2011 - 2012
Postdoc, IceLab, Department of Physics, Umea University, Sweden
2005 - 2010
PhD, Department of Biology, University of Washington
1996 - 2004
B.S., M.S., Department of Biology, Utah State University

UW Information School

University of Washington:


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Leveraging STEM Learning in Rural Libraries to Address Misin- formation (in review)
Jevin D. West (PI), Jason Young
National Science Foundation.
Hewlett Foundation (2019 - 2024)
Jevin D. West (co-PI)
Center for an Informed Public.
UW Center for an Informed Public (2019 - 2024)
Jevin D. West (PI)
Knight Foundation.
Improving access to the scholarly literature (2018 - 2019)
Jevin D. West (PI)
Facilitating the curation and conversation of biotech history (2018)
Jevin D. West (PI)
Science History Museum.
Tracking Data Sciencce Funding (2017 - 2018)
Jevin D. West (PI)
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
Calling Bullshit in the Age of Fake News (2017 - 2018)
Jevin D. West (PI), Carl T. Bergstrom (co-PI)
Knight Foundation.
Echo Chambers in Science? The Impact of Academic Recommender Systems on the Dissemination of Scientific Knowledge (2017 - 2019)
Katherine Stovel (PI), Jevin D. West (co-PI)
National Science Foundation (NSF). Grant: 1735194
Scholarship Allocation (2017 - 2018)
Jevin D. West
UW Academic Services.
RA Support
Employing Data Science at the University of Washington (2016 - 2017)
Jevin D. West (PI)
UW Royalty Research Fund.
CCE STEM: Collaborative: Learning from Ethics Self-Regulation in InfoSec Research (2016 - 2020)
M. Finn (PI), K Shilton (co-PI), J.D. West (co-PI), F. Roesner (co-PI)
National Science Foundation (NSF).
Improving Scholarly Navigation (2016 - 2017)
Jevin D. West (PI)
Gift. $110,000
Improving market function in Open Access publishing through transparent comparison of journal price and quality (2016 - 2017)
Jevin D. West (PI), Ted C. Bergstrom (co-PI), Carl T. Bergstrom (co-PI)
Sloan Foundation.
Diversification dynamics of scientific ideas using small clustering for community detection (2016 - 2016)
Jevin D. West (PI)
Metaknowledge Network, Templeton Foundation.
Fundamental Mathematical Models for Human Interactions (2016 - 2017)
Jevin D. West (PI)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL).
Semantic Scholar Recommendation (2015 - 2016)
Jevin D. West
Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence.
RA Support
Measuring Scholarly Influence (2015 - 2017)
Jevin D. West (PI)
Chemical Heritage Foundation and Pew Charitable Trust.
Inferring the hierarchical structure of citation networks to improve semantic search of the scholarly literature (2014 - 2016)
Jevin D. West (PI), Carl T. Bergstrom (co-PI)
Metaknowledge Network, Templeton Foundation.
Tony Hey DataLab Gift (2015)
Jevin D. West
Tony Hey.
Gift. $2,000
Data Science Education (2015)
Jevin D. West
Gift. $2,000
Open Data Literacy (2016 - 2019)
C.L. Palmer (PI), N. Weber (co-PI), Jevin D. West (collaborator)
Institute of Museum and Librar Services (IMLS).
Auto-classifying scholarly publications (2014 - 2015)
Jevin D. West (PI)
Gift. $40,000
Eigenfactor Recommends (2013 - 2014)
Jevin D. West (PI)
Public Library of Science (PLoS).
Evaluating Kauffman Foundation Research (2013 - 2014)
Jevin D. West (PI)
Kauffman Foundation.
Data Science Project (2014)
Jevin D. West (PI), Emma Spiro, Joshua Blumenstock
Measuring Interdisciplinarity (2014)
Carl T. Bergstrom (PI), Jevin D. West (co-PI)
Metaknowledge Network, Templeton Foundation.
DataLab Formation (2014)
Joshua Blumenstock, Jevin D. West (PI), Emma Spiro
Gift. $60,000
Mapping Student Trajectories (2014)
Jevin D. West (PI)
UW Graduate School
RA Support
Ranking and Mapping Patent Landscapes (2011)
Jevin D. West (PI)
UW Co-Motion
Gift. $36,000
Ranking and Mapping JSTOR (2011 - 2012)
Jevin D. West (PI), Carl T. Bergstrom
Gift. $90,000
Tech Transfer, Co-Founder (2015 - present)
Bioz, Board of Advisors (2015 - 2019)