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Kendall L Roark

University Title:
Assistant Professor
Data Specialists
Research Data
Research & Assessment
Stewart Center

Professional Information

Faculty Rank:
Assistant Professor
Courses Taught:
WGSS 682, Feminist Research & Methodology, Spring 2017
Research Areas:
critical data studies; STS; privacy; research ethics
PhD/MA, Anthropology (Temple University)
Grad Certificate, Women's Studies (Temple University)
Grad Certificate, Summer Institute on Sexuality, Culture & Society (University of Amsterdam)
BA, Anthropology & minor, Women's Studies (Northern Arizona University)
Honors and Awards:
Purdue LIbraries Dean's Individual Award for Advancing a Libraries Strategic Initiative (Digital Humanities) - 2018
Purdue Libraries Scholars Grant (for research at the Arizona Queer Archives for a book chapter) - 2018
Purdue University International Travel - Research Grant (to meet with University of Alberta research collaborators) - 2017

Purdue Mellon Global Grand Challenges Grant for Big Data Ethics: Detecting Bias in Data Collection, Algorithmic Discrimination and ‘Informed Refusal'. Chris Clifton (PI), Dan Kelly (co-PI) and Kendall Roark (co-PI), 2017 – 2018

CLIR Cataloging Hidden Special Collections & Archives Grant for Bridging the Research Data Divide: Rethinking Long-term Value and Access for Historical and Contemporary Maternal, Infant and Child Health Research. K. Hammond-Baker/Emily Gustainis (Harvard, PI); Sharon Farnel (University of Alberta, co-PI); Kendall Roark (co-PI), 2015 - 2017

CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences (University of Alberta), 2013 - 2015

Memberships and Service:

American Anthropological Association (AAA)
Research Data Alliance (RDA)
Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA)
Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)
Society for Visual Anthropology (SVA)