Lynette Kvasny

  • Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA

According to our database1, Lynette Kvasny authored at least 55 papers between 2000 and 2018.

Collaborative distances:
  • Dijkstra number2 of five.
  • Erdős number3 of five.



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Managing Hypervisibility in the HIV Prevention Information-Seeking Practices of Black Female College Students.
J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol., 2018

ISJ Editorial.
Inf. Syst. J., 2018

Making Black Lives Matter in the Information Technology Profession: Issues, Perspectives, and a Call for Action.
Data Base, 2017

Online HIV awareness and technology affordance benefits for black female collegians - maybe not: the case of stigma.
J. Am. Medical Informatics Assoc., 2016

The Influence of Gender-Ethnic Intersectionality on Gender Stereotypes about IT Skills and Knowledge.
Data Base, 2016

Making Black Lives Matter in the Information Technology Profession.
Proceedings of the 2016 ACM SIGMIS Conference on Computers and People Research, 2016

How Do Black Men Succeed in IT Careers? The Effects of Capital.
Proceedings of the 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2016

Understanding Career Choice of African American Men Majoring in Information Technology.
Proceedings of the 2015 ACM SIGMIS Conference on Computers and People Research, 2015

Online HIV prevention information: How black female college students are seeking and perceiving.
Internet Res., 2014

Understanding the role of social media in online health: A global perspective on online social support.
First Monday, 2014

Humanitarian inter-organisational collaboration network: investigating the impact of network structure and information and communication technology on organisation performance.
Int. J. Serv. Technol. Manag., 2013

Exploring the Differences among IT Majors and Non-Majors: Modeling the Effects of Gender Role Congruity, Individual Identity, and IT Self-Efficacy on IT Career Choices.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, 2013

The Bumpy Road to Universal Access: An Actor-Network Analysis of a U.S. Municipal Broadband Internet Initiative.
Inf. Soc., 2012

Considering the political roles of Black talk radio and the Afrosphere in response to the Jena 6: Social media and the blogosphere.
Inf. Technol. People, 2012

Embracing intersectionality in gender and IT career choice research.
Proceedings of the 2012 Computers and People Research Conference, SIGMIS-CPR '12, Milwaukee, WI, USA, May 31, 2012

Understanding underrepresentation in IT through intersectionality.
Proceedings of the iConference 2012, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, February 7-10, 2012, 2012

A Critical Discourse Analysis of three US municipal wireless network initiatives for enhancing social inclusion.
Telematics Informatics, 2011

e-Government services for faith-based organizations: Bridging the organizational divide.
Gov. Inf. Q., 2011

The influence of self-efficacy, gender stereotypes and the importance of it skills on college students' intentions to pursue IT careers.
Proceedings of the iConference 2011, 2011

The paradoxical consequences of the White House faith-based and community initiative for black churches.
New Media Soc., 2010

Google and the Digital Divide: The Bias of Online Knowledge.
J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol., 2010

African American Ethnic and Class-Based Identities on the World Wide Web: Moderating the Effects of Self-Perceived Information Seeking/Finding and Web Self-Efficacy.
Commun. Res., 2010

Taking stock of research on gender and the IT workforce.
Proceedings of the 2010 Computer Personnel Research Conference, SIGMIS-CPR '10, Vancouver, BC, Canada - May 20, 2010

Choosing IT as a Career: Exploring the Role of Self-Efficacy and Perceived Importance of IT Skills.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, 2010

Millennials and Masculinity: A Shifting Tide of Gender Typing of ICT?
Proceedings of the Sustainable IT Collaboration Around the Globe. 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems, 2010

Communities, Learning, and Democracy in the Digital Age.
Proceedings of the Learning in Communities, 2009

Social Reproduction and Its Applicability for Community Informatics.
Proceedings of the Learning in Communities, 2009

Power relations in IT education and work: the intersectionality of gender, race, and class.
J. Inf. Commun. Ethics Soc., 2009

Synthesizing IT job skills identified in academic studies, practitioner publications and job ads.
Proceedings of the 2009 ACM SIGMIS CPR Conference on Computer Personnel Research 2009, 2009

Gendered Perspectives on the Digital Divide, IT Education, and Workforce Participation in Kenya.
IEEE Trans. Educ., 2008

An African American Weblog Community's Reading of AIDS in Black America.
J. Comput. Mediat. Commun., 2008

IT Education and Workforce Participation: A New Era for Women in Kenya?
Inf. Soc., 2007

Communities, Learning and Democracy in the Digital Age.
J. Community Informatics, 2006

Social Reproduction and its Applicability for Community Informatics.
J. Community Informatics, 2006

Critical research in information systems: looking forward, looking back.
Inf. Technol. People, 2006

The challenges of redressing the digital divide: a tale of two US cities.
Inf. Syst. J., 2006

Let the sisters speak: understanding information technology from the standpoint of the 'other'.
Data Base, 2006

Information technology education and employment for women in Kenya.
Proceedings of the 2006 ACM SIGMIS CPR Conference on Computer Personnel Research 2006, 2006

American Discourses of the Digital Divide and Economic Development: A Sisyphean Order to Catch Up?
Proceedings of the Social Inclusion: Societal and Organizational Implications for Information Systems, 2006

The Role of the Habitus in Shaping Discourses about the Digital Divide.
J. Comput. Mediat. Commun., 2005

Giving Voice to Feminist Projects in MIS Research.
Int. J. Technol. Hum. Interact., 2005

Minorities and the Digital Divide.
Proceedings of the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology (5 Volumes), 2005

Virtual Inequality: Beyond the Digital Divide, by Karen Mossberger, Caroline J. Tolbert, and Mary Stansbury, Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2003, xvi + 192 pp, ISBN: 0-87840-999-8.
Inf. Soc., 2004

Changing patterns in IT skill sets 1988-2003: a content analysis of classified advertising.
Data Base, 2004

Recruitment is never enough: retention of women and minorities in the IT workplace.
Proceedings of the 2004 SIGMIS Conference on Computer Personnel Research: Careers, 2004

Cores and Definitions: Building the Cognitive Legitimacy of the Information Systems Discipline Across the Atlantic.
Proceedings of the Information Systems Research, 2004

Triple jeopardy: race, gender and class politics of women in technology.
Proceedings of the 2003 SIGMIS Conference on Computer Personnel Research: Freedom in Philadelphia, 2003

Bridging the Digital Divide: The Story of the Free Internet Initiative in LaGrange, Georgia.
Proceedings of the 36th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-36 2003), 2003

Towards a Framework to Enhance the Technology Capacity of Community-Based Organizations in Urban Contexts.
Proceedings of the 9th Americas Conference on Information Systems, 2003

An analysis of the changing demand patterns for information technology professionals.
Proceedings of the ACM SIGCPR Conference on Computer Personnel Research, 2002

The Digital Divide at Work and Home: The Discourse about Power and Underrepresented Groups in the Information Society.
Proceedings of the Global and Organizational Discourse about Information Technology, 2002

New Words and Old Books: Challenging Conventional Discourses about Domain and Theory in Information Systems Research.
Proceedings of the Global and Organizational Discourse about Information Technology, 2002

The Challenges of Redressing the Digital Divide: A Tale of Two Cities.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, 2002

Defining Away the Digital Divide: A Content Analysis of Institutional Influences on Popular Representations of Technology.
Proceedings of the Realigning Research and Practice in Information Systems Development: The Social and Organizational Perspective, 2001

Information Technology and the Cultural Reproduction of Social Order: A Research Paradigm.
Proceedings of the Home Informatics and Telematics: Information, 2000