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Lee Erickson, Ph.D.

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Lee Erickson
Title(s):
  • Lecturer of Information Sciences and Technology

  • Undergraduate Studies Entrepreneurship Academic Program Coordinator

Contact:
102F Information Sciences and Technology Building
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 865-7885
Education:
  • Ph.D., Information Sciences and Technology, The Pennsylvania State University

  • MA, Educational Communications and Technology, New York University

  • BA, Elementary Education, Va Tech

Biography:

Prior to joining IST, Lee was co-founder and CEO of Erickson Barnett (EB) a full-service marketing agency specializing in B2B technology marketing. Located in Reston, VA, EB clients included AT&T, wedMethods, LexisNexis, New Enterprise Associates, Columbia Capital, VeriSign, CareFX, Mobile Access, DASDAQ, and The Kauffman Foundation.

Prior to EB, Lee ran a consulting business specializing in the design and development of computer-based training (CBT) and on-line help systems working with clients such as the FDIC, HHS, and the FAA.

Lee was also a Senior Instructional Designer at GE Information Services (GEIS) where she developed stand-up training and CBT for clients purchasing GEIS products.

Publications:

Academic publications:

Erickson, L., Wisniewski, P., Xu, H. Carroll, J.M., Rosson, M.B., & Perkins, D.F. (forthcoming). The Boundaries Between: Parental Involvement in a Teen’s Online World. Journal of the Association of Information Science and Technology.

Erickson, L. B., Trauth, E., & Petrick, I. (2013). Getting work done: Evaluating the potential of crowdsourcing as a model for business process outsourcing service delivery. Proceedings of the 2013 ACM SIGMIS Computer and People Research Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

Erickson, L. B., Trauth, E., & Petrick, I. (2012). Getting inside your employees’ heads: Navigating barriers to internal-crowdsourcing for product and service innovation. Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Information Systems, Orlando, FL.

Erickson, L. B., Petrick, I., & Trauth, E. (2012). Hanging with the right crowd: Matching crowdsourcing need to crowd characteristics. Proceedings of the Eighteenth Americas Conference on Information Systems, Seattle, WA. (Best Practitioner-Oriented Paper Award Runner Up)

Erickson, L. B. (2012).  Leveraging the Crowd as a Source of Innovation: Does Crowdsourcing Represent a New Model for Product and Service Innovation? Proceedings of the 2012 ACM SIGMIS Computer and People Research Conference Doctoral Consortium, Milwaukee, MI.

Erickson, L. B., Petrick, I., & Trauth, E. (2012). Organizational uses of the crowd: Developing a framework for the study of enterprise-crowdsourcing. Proceedings of the 2012 ACM SIGMIS Computer and People Research Conference, Milwaukee, MI.

Trauth, E. M. & Erickson, L. B. (2012). Philosophical framing and its impact on research. In M. Mora, O. Gelman, & A. Steenkamp (Eds.) Research Methodologies in Engineering of Software Systems and Information Systems: Philosophies, Methods and Innovations (pp. 1-17). Hershey PA: IGI Global.

Erickson, L. B. (2011). Social media, social capital, and seniors: The impact of Facebook on bonding and bridging social capital of individuals over 65. Proceedings of Seventeenth Americas Conference on Information Systems, Detroit, MI.

Erickson, L. B. & Trauth, E. M. (2011). Narrowing the innovation gap: Factors influencing outcomes of industry-university collaborations. Proceedings of the 2011 Americas Conference on Information Systems, Detroit, MI.

Trauth, E. M. & Erickson, L. B. (2011, February). Social inclusion in the information economy: The context of university-industry collaborations for regional innovation. Proceedings of the 2011 iConference, 785-787, Seattle, WA.

Bialo, E. R., & Erickson, L. B. (1984). Microcomputer courseware: Characteristics and design trends. Association for Educational Data Systems Journal, 18(4), 227-36.

Professional Publications

Erickson, L. B. (2008, May). Three factors to consider before you jump on the social media bandwagon. MarketingProfs (http://www.marketingprofs.com/8/factors-to-consider-before-jumping-on-so...).

Erickson, L. B. (2008, May). Three key determinants of your company’s readiness to plunge into social media. MarketingProfs (http://www.marketingprofs.com/8/is-your-company-ready-for-social-media-e...).

Erickson, L. B. (2009, April). Four factors to assess when planning your social media strategy. [Whitepaper.] (http://ericksonbarnett.com/blog/detail/if-your-a-b2b-marketer-not-levera...).

Erickson, L. B. (2008, March). Managing your brand in a web-centric world. [Whitepaper.] (http://ericksonbarnett.com/thoughts/detail/managing-your-brand-in-a-web-...).

Erickson, L. B. (2007, November). Connecting with your customers in a web-centric world. [Whitepaper.] (http://ericksonbarnett.com/thoughts/detail/connecting-with-your-customer...).

Erickson, L. B. (2007, November). It’s a web-centric world. Get on board. [Whitepaper.] (http://ericksonbarnett.com/thoughts/detail/its-a-web-centric-world-get-o...).

Erickson, L. B. (2007, November). Landing pages that work. [Whitepaper.] (http://ericksonbarnett.com/thoughts/detail/landing-pages-that-work/).

Book reviews

Erickson, L. B. (2015). Book review: The Innovator’s Method: Bringing the Lean Startup Into Your Organization. Research Technology Management, 58(1), 62-63.

Erickson, L. B. (2012). Book review: The Invisible Element. A Practical Guide for the Human Dynamics of Innovation. Research Technology Management, 55(4), 61-62.

Erickson, L. B. (2011). Book review: Herding Cats. Being Advice to Aspiring Academic and Research Leaders. Research Technology Management, 54(1), 67-68.

Erickson, L. B. (2011). Book review: Web 2.0 and Social Networking for the Enterprise. Research Technology Management, 54(4), 62-63.