Jacquelyn Burkell

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Associate Professor

Faculty of Information and Media Studies

Research Area:
The role of cognition in interactions between people and technology.

Western University
North Campus Building 207
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B7

Tel: (519) 661-2111 x88506

Fax: (519) 661-3922

Jacquelyn Burkell is interested in the impact of computer mediation on understanding, communication and interpersonal relationships.

Jacquelyn Burkell’s research focuses on the empirical study of the interaction between people and technology, with a particular emphasis on the role of cognition in such interactions. Specific aspects of this research include the impact of presentation on information use and understanding, the implications of computer mediation for privacy attitudes, values, and practices, and the impact of technological mediation on communication and relationships.

Book Chapters:

Burkell, J.A. (2010). “What is ‘new media’, anyway?” In L. Shade (Ed.), Mediascapes 3: New Patterns in Canadian Communication, Toronto, Ontario: Nelson Education Ltd.

Kerr, I., Barrigar, J., Burkell, J., and Black, K. (2009). “Soft surveillance, hard consent: The law and psychology of engineering consent.” In Ian Kerr, Valerie Steeves, and Carole Lucock (Eds.), Anonymity, Identity and Privacy: Lessons from the ID Trail (pp 5-22). New York: Oxford University Press.

Carey, R., and Burkell, J.A. (2009). “A Heuristics Approach to Understanding Privacy-Protecting Behaviors in Digital Social Environments.” In Ian Kerr, Valerie Steeves, and Carole Lucock (Eds.) Anonymity, Identity and Privacy: Lessons from the ID Trail (pp 65-82). New York: Oxford University Press.

Articles:

Burkell, J.A., and Carey, R. (2011). “Personal information and the public library: Compliance with Fair Information Principles.” Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, 35(1), 1-16.

Micheti, A., Burkell, J., and Steeves, V. (2010). “Fixing broken doors: Strategies for drafting privacy policies young people can understand.” Bulletin of Science, Technology, and Society, 30(2), 130-143.

Hayes, K.C., Wolfe, D., Trujillo, S., and Burkell, J. (2010) “On the interaction of disability and aging: Accelerated degradation models and their influence on projections of future care needs and costs for personal injury litigation.” Disability and Rehabilitation, 32(5), 424-428.

Burkell, J.A. (2008) “Deciding for Ourselves: Some Thoughts on the Psychology of Assessing Reasonable Expectations of Privacy.” Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 50(4), 307-330.

Carey, R.F., and Burkell, J.A. (2007). “Revisiting the four horsemen of the infopocalypse: Representations of anonymity and the Internet in Canadian newspapers.” First Monday, 12(8) August 2007. URL: http://firstmonday.org/issues/issue12_8/carey/index.html.

Burkell, J.A., Wolfe, D., Potter, P., and Jutai, J. (2006) “Information seeking and information sources of individuals living with spinal cord injury.” Health Information and Libraries Journal, 23(4), 257-265.

Burkell, J.A. (2006). “Anonymity in Behavioural Research: Not Being Unnamed, but Being Unknown.” University of Ottawa Law and Technology Journal, 3(1), 189-203.

Barrigar, J., Burkell, J.A. and Kerr, I. (2006) “Let’s Not Get Psyched Out of Privacy: Reflections on Withdrawing Consent to the Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information.” Canadian Business Law Journal, 44, 54-71.

Burkell, J.A., Wolfe, D., Potter, P., and Jutai, J. (2006) “Information seeking and information sources of individuals living with spinal cord injury.” Health Information and Libraries Journal, 23(4), 257-265.

Burkell, J.A. and Campbell, D.G. (2005). “What Does This Mean?” How Web-Based Consumer Health Information Fails to Support Information Seeking in the Pursuit of Informed Consent for Screening Test Decisions. Journal of the Medcial Library Association. 93(3), 363-373.

Burkell, J.A. (2004) “Health information seals of approval: What do they signify?” Information, Communication, and Society, special issue on e-health, 7(4), 491-509.

Potter, P.J., Wolfe, D.L., Burkell, J.A., and Hayes, K.C. (2004) “Challenges in Educating Individuals with SCI to Reduce Secondary Conditions.” Topics in Spinal Cord Rehabilitation, 10(1), 30-40.

Burkell, J.A. (2004). “What are the chances? Evaluating risk/benefit information in consumer health materials.” Journal of the Medical Library Association, 92(2), 200-208.

Wathen, C.N., and Burkell, J.A. (2002). “Believe it or not: Factors influencing credibility on the web.” Journal of the American Society for Information Sciences, Special Issue on Web Research, 53(2), 134-144.

Burkell, J.A. (2003). “The dilemma of survey nonresponse.” Library and Information Science Research, 25(3), 239-263.

Swartzman, L.C., Harshman, R.A., Burkell, J., & Lundy, M.E. (2002). “What accounts for the appeal of complementary/alternative medicine and what makes complementary/alternative medicine ‘alternative’?” Medical Decision Making, 22(5), 431-450.

Invited Talks:

Burkell, J. and Kerr, I. (2010). “How the Children Before You Communicate and What you Should Know About the Technology They Use”. Family Law Seminar: Children. National Judicial Institute, February 3-5, Toronto, Ontario.

Burkell, J. (2010). “Data Collection: Did I really say ‘yes’ to that? Factors Affecting Consent in Data Collection”. What About Us? Privacy, Identity and Equality in a Network Society. Workshop organized by the University of Ottawa School of Law and the Cyberlaw Cinic of the University of Puerto Rico School of Law, January 14 2010, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Burkell, J., Bailey, J., Kerr, I, Adams, C., Matheson, D., and Chandler, J. (2009) “The Trial of Joe K.” presented at National Judicial Institute Conference, Ottawa, April 2009.

Burkell, J. (2008). “It’s like the doors are broken: Young people’s conceptions of privacy online”. Keynote Address, PIPA Conference 2008: Privacy 2.0, Managing Privacy From the Inside Out. November 17, 18, 2008, Calgary, Alberta.

Burkell, J. (2008). Reasonable expectations of privacy: The psychological perspective. Presented at the “The Charter in Our Courtrooms: Applications in Criminal and Family Law”, the Annual General Meeting of the Ontario Court of Justice and the Ontario Conference of Judges, May 22, 2008, Ottawa, Ontario.

Burkell, J. (2008). Leaky milk cartons and chatty refrigerators: The technology of intelligent objects. What’s the Frequency, Kenneth: RFIDS and the Future of Humanism. May 15, 2008, Vancouver Public Library, sponsored by the B.C. Civil Liberties Association and the Sheldon Chumir Foundation, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Micheti, A., Burkell, J. and Steeves, V. (2007). Broken Doors: Supporting young people in making informed privacy decisions. Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Conference for Investigators, March 27-28, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Burkell, J. (2007). Leaky milk cartons and chatty refrigerators: The technology of intelligent objects. What’s the Frequency, Kenneth: RFIDS and the Future of Humanism. March 23, Centre for Ethics and Human Values, York University, Toronto, Ontario.

Burkell, J., and Steeves, V. (2007). Strategies for drafting privacy policies kids can understand. Internet Privacy Symposium: Research Findings from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada Contributions Program. February 23, Ottawa, Ontario.

Burkell, J. (2006). Seeing me, seeing you: Surveillance among instant messenger users. Privacy and Networks Workshop: Journée Sphere Privée et Réseaux, April 3, 2006, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France.

Conference Presentations:

Rubin, V. L., Burkell, J., and Quan-Haase, A. (2010). Everyday Serendipity as Described in Social Media. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting: Navigating Streams in an Information Ecosystem, October 22–27, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (ASIS&T 2010) http://www.asis.org/asist2010/