Katie Davis

Katie Davis is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington Information School, Adjunct Associate Professor in the UW College of Education, and a founding member of the UW Digital Youth Lab. Her research explores the role of new media technologies in young people’s personal, social, and academic lives, with a particular focus on the intersection between technology and identity development during adolescence and emerging adulthood. Some of her current projects include investigating identity development across formal and informal learning spaces; using digital badges to recognize anytime, anywhere learning; and building public librarians’ capacity to incorporate digital media into their work with youth.