Associate Professor & Director, Information School
University of Washington
Tel: 206-543-2646 Box: 352840
In the News:
- CSDE Welcomes Five Faculty Affiliates! (11/12/2021)
- New Research from Kennedy, Spiro, West & Colleagues Present New Framework for Evaluating Interventions in Online Misinformation (7/4/2022)
Jevin West is Associate Professor and Director at the Information School. He builds models, algorithms and interactive visualizations for understanding the flow of information in large knowledge networks. Two particular areas of interest are scholarly communication and intellectual property. Jevin co-founded Eigenfactor.org (www.eigenfactor.org) — a free website and research platform for mapping science and identifying influential papers, journals and scholars. He is also the Co-Director of DataLab, the nexus for research on Data Science and Analytics at the UW iSchool.
He also serves as Affiliate Faculty with the Center for Statistics and Social Sciences and as Adjunct Faculty with Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington.