Angela M. Zoss, Curriculum Vitae

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Doctor of Philosophy, Information Science (Aug. 2008 to May 2018)

Indiana University
School of Informatics and Computing
Department of Information and Library Science (minor in Informatics)

Thesis: Network Visualization Literacy: Task, Context, and Layout
Research Committee: Dr. Katy Börner, Dr. Hamid Ekbia, Dr. Staša Milojević, Dr. Johan Bollen

Master of Science, Communication (Aug. 2004 to May 2008)

Cornell University
Department of Communication
Member of Human-Computer Interaction Lab, Culturally Embedded Computing Group

Thesis: From measure to leisure: Extending theory on technology in the workplace
Research Committee: Dr. Geri Gay, Dr. Tarleton Gillespie, Dr. Phoebe Sengers

Bachelor of Arts, Cognitive Science and Communication & Culture (Aug. 2000 to May 2003)

Indiana University
Member: Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Kappa Psi

Senior Honor’s Thesis: Cognitive Film Theory and the Independent Film of the Turn of the 21st Century



Assessment & Data Visualization Analyst (May 2018 to present)
Duke University Libraries
Assessment & User Experience

Data Visualization Coordinator (June 2012 to April 2018)
Duke University Libraries
Data and Visualization Services

Assistant/Adjunct Instructor (Jan. 2010 to May 2012)
Indiana University
Department of Information and Library Science

Research Assistant (Aug. 2008 to Aug. 2011)
Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center Administrator (July 2006 to July 2008)
Cornell University Library

HCI Graduate Student Intern (June 2005 to Aug. 2005)
Sandia National Laboratories

Teaching Assistant (Aug. 2004 to May 2006)
Cornell University
Department of Communication


Teaching Experience

Department of Information and Library ScienceIndiana University

Department of CommunicationCornell University

  • COMM 345: Intro to Human-Computer Interaction (Spring 2006)
  • COMM 422: The Psychology of Television (and Beyond) (Fall 2005)
  • COMM 220: Mass Media and Society (Spring 2005)
  • COMM 201: Oral Communication (Fall 2004, Spring 2005)




A. Zoss, A. Maltese, S. Uzzo, K. Börner (2018) Network visualization literacy: Novel approaches to measurement and instruction, Network science in education, C. Cramer, S. Uzzo (ed.), New York, NY: Springer


Inna Kouper, Angela Zoss, Trevor Edelblute, Michael Boyles, Hamid Ekbia (2016) Mental Disorders Over Time: A Dictionary-Based Approach to the Analysis of Knowledge Domains, iConference 2016 Proceedings, iSchools, url, doi:10.9776/16303

Angela Zoss (2016) Challenges and Solutions for Short-Form Data Visualization Instruction, Pedagogy of Data Visualization, Workshop at IEEE VIS 2016, Alark Joshi, Eytan Adar, Sophie Engle, Marti Hearst, Daniel Keefe (ed.), p. 3, pdf

Angela M. Zoss (2016) Designing Public Visualizations of Library Data, Data Visualization: A Guide to Visual Storytelling for Libraries, Lauren Magnuson (ed.), p. 19-44, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, url


Brooke A Stipelman, Kara L Hall, Angela Zoss, Janet Okamoto, Daniel Stokols, Katy Börner (2014) Mapping the Impact of Transdisciplinary Research: A Visual Comparison of Investigator-Initiated and Team-Based Tobacco Use Research Publications, J Transl Med Epidemiol 2(2), p. 1033, pdf

Angela M. Zoss (2014) Cognitive Processes and Traits Related to Graphic Comprehension, Innovative Approaches of Data Visualization and Visual Analytics, Mao Lin Huang, Weidong Huang (ed.), p. 94-110, IGI Global, url, doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-4309-3.ch005


Katy Börner, Richard Klavans, Michael Patek, Angela M. Zoss, Joseph R. Biberstine, Robert P. Light, Vincent Larivière, Kevin W. Boyack (2012) Design and Update of a Classification System: The UCSD Map of Science, PLoS ONE 7(7), Neil R. Smalheiser (ed.), p. e39464, Public Library of Science, url, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0039464

Angela Zoss (2012) Seeding a field: The growth of bibliometrics through co-authorship ties, Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 38(6), p. 29-32, Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company, url, doi:10.1002/bult.2012.1720380608

Angela M. Zoss, Katy Börner (2012) Mapping interactions within the evolving science of science and innovation policy community, Scientometrics 91(2), p. 631-644, Springer Netherlands, url, doi:10.1007/s11192-011-0574-8


Michael J Stamper, Chin Hua Kong, Nianli Ma, Angela M Zoss, Katy Börner (2011) MAPSustain: Visualising biomass and biofuel research, Proceedings of Making Visible the Invisible: Art, Design and Science in Data Visualization, M. Hohl (ed.), p. 57-61, pdf


Katy Börner, Weixia Huang, Micah Linnemeier, Russell J. Duhon, Patrick Phillips, Nianli Ma, Angela M. Zoss, Hanning Guo, Mark A. Price (2010) Rete-netzwerk-red: analyzing and visualizing scholarly networks using the Network Workbench Tool, Scientometrics 83(3), p. 863-876, Springer Netherlands, url, doi:10.1007/s11192-009-0149-0

Angela M. Zoss, Michael Conover, Katy Börner (2010) Where Are the Academic Jobs? Interactive Exploration of Job Advertisements in Geospatial and Topical Space, p. 238-247, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, url, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-12079-4_30


Hsinchun Chen, Ronald N. Kostoff, Chaomei Chen, Jian Zhang, Michael S. Vogeley, Katy Borner, Nianli Ma, Russell J. Duhon, Angela Zoss, Venkat Srinivasan, Edward A. Fox, Christopher C. Yang, Chih-Ping Wei (2009) AI and Global Science and Technology Assessment, IEEE Intelligent Systems 24(4), p. 68-88, url, doi:10.1109/MIS.2009.68


Angela M. Zoss (2008) From measure to leisure: Extending theory on technology in the workplace, p. 84, url


Kirsten Boehner, Jennifer Thom-Santelli, Angela Zoss, Geri Gay, Justin S. Hall, Tucker Barrett (2005) Imprints of place, CHI '05 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '05, p. 1220, New York, New York, USA: ACM Press, url, doi:10.1145/1056808.1056881