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Micah Altman

  • Ph.D.
  • Non Resident Senior Fellow
  • Brookings Institution
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Research Interests

Social and Information Scientist

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    Michael Habib Elsevier Inc

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    Al Matthews AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

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    Eugenio Novelli

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    Al Matthews AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

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  • Eugenio Novelli

    Eugenio Novelli

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About

Dr. Micah Altman is Director of Research and Head/Scientist, Program on Information Science for the MIT Libraries, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Altman is also a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution. Prior to arriving at MIT, Dr. Altman served at Harvard University for fifteen years as the Associate Director of the Harvard-MIT Data Center, Archival Director of the Henry A. Murray Archive, and Senior Research Scientist in the Institute for Quantitative Social Sciences.

Dr. Altman conducts research in social science, information science and research methods -- focusing on the intersections of information, technology, privacy, and politics; and on the dissemination, preservation, reliability and governance of scientific knowledge.

Publications

Joint Principles for Data Citation

Data Synthesis Task Group (Altman M, Archer P, Borgman C, Brand A, Brase J, Callaghan S, Cass K, Carroll B, Cohen D, DeWaard A, Diepenbroek M, Duerr R, Groth P, Hagstrom S, Herman I, Hodson S, Hourclé J, Ioannidis Y, Iorns E, Kishor P, Koers H, Lehnert K, Manola N, Martone M, McEntyre J, Mokrane M, Parsons M, Proell S, Rauber A, Shotton D, Smit E, Smith T, Starr J, Uhlir P, Vanhaverbeke H

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Public Participation GIS : The Case of Redistricting

Altman M, Mcdonald M

Proceedings of the 47th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (2014)

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The Evolution of Data Citation: From Principles to Implementation

Altman M, Crosas M

IASSIST Quarterly (2014)

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A Half-Century of Virginia Redistricting Battles: Shifting from Rural Malapportionment to Voting Rights to Public Participation

Altman M, Mcdonald M

Richmond Law Review (2013)

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D ‐ Lib Magazine NDSA Storage Report : Reflections on National Digital Stewardship Alliance Member Approaches to Preservation Storage Technologies Diverse Partnership , Common Goals Key Findings

Altman M, Cariani K, Gallinger M, Mandelbaum J, Owens T

D-Lib Magazine (2013)

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Professional experience

Non Resident Senior Fellow

Brookings Institution

May 2010 - Present

Associate Director, Harvard-MIT Data Center

Harvard University

Present

Director of Research & Head/Scientist, Program on Information Research -- MIT Libraries

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Present

Archival Director

Murray Research Archive, Harvard University

Present

Senior Research Scientist, IQSS

Harvard University

February 2012

Member of the Technical Staff (Software Developer, HPC)

Silicon Graphics

January 1990 - August 1992 (2 years 7 months)

Education history

Harvard University

Postdoctoral Fellow

Present

California Institute of Technology

Ph.D.

August 1992 - June 1998 (5 years 10 months)

Brown University

A.B., Computers Science; A.B. Political Philosohpy

August 1985 - June 1989 (3 years 10 months)