Cliff is an associate professor in the School of Information. Previously, he spent six years as an assistant professor in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University. He researches the social and technical structures of large scale technology mediated communication, working with sites like Facebook, Wikipedia, Slashdot and Everything2. He has also been involved in the creation of multiple social media and online community projects, usually designed to enable collective action. One of Cliff's core values is combining top quality research with community engagement.
Social media, online communities, computer-mediated communication, socio-technical systems, social computing, community informatics, technology mediated social participation. For more information, see http://clifflampe.org
Ellison, N. B., Vitak, J., Gray, R., & Lampe, C. (in press). Cultivating social resources on social network sites: Facebook relationship maintenance behaviors and their role in social capital processes. Journal of Computer‐Mediated Communication.
Lampe, C., Zube, P., Lee, J., Park, C. H., & Johnston, E. (2014). Crowdsourcing civility: A natural experiment examining the effects of distributed moderation in online forums. Government Information Quarterly.
Velasquez, A., Wash, R., Lampe, C., & Bjornrud, T. (2014). Latent Users in an Online User-Generated Content Community. Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), 23(1), 21-50.