Madelyn is interested in the relationship between social inequality and information inequality. Her work addresses social and political issues surrounding information and information technology access; she plans to specifically consider the interaction between information policy and information technology in the domain of government information, from a social informatics perspective.
An Unequal Information Society: How Information Access Initiatives Contribute to the Construction of Inequality. Dissertation. April 2016.
Information Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Perspective on the Social, Technological, and Political Origins and Impacts of Unequal Access to Information. Qualifying Paper. Progressed to candidacy: January 2015.
Hara, H., & Sanfilippo, M. R. (2016). Co-Constructing Controversy: Content Analysis of Collaborative Knowledge Negotiation in Online Communities. Information, Communication and Society.
Fichman, P., & Sanfilippo, M. R. (2015). The Bad Boys and Girls of Cyberspace: How Gender and Context Impact Perception of and Reaction to Trolling. Social Science Computer Review, 33(2).
Sanfilippo, M. R. (2014). Digital Open Access to Publicly Funded Research and National Security: A Review of the Status of Access to and a Framework for Evaluation of Security Related Research Results. Journal of Information Policy, 4.
Conference Papers, Presentations, and Posters
Sanfilippo, M. R. (2016). Information Rules as Institutions Shaping Political Participation. In Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-49), January 5-8, 2016, Kauai, Hawaii.
Sanfilippo, M. R. (2015). Advocacy Organization Affiliations: Alliances and Perceived Common Interests between Socially, Politically, and Informationally Disadvantaged Communities. In iConference 2015 Proceedings.
Sanfilippo, M. R. (2014). Development and the Digital Divide: How Economic and Information Inequalities Interact. ILS Doctoral Research Forum, October 25, 2014.
Sanfilippo, M. R. (2014). Gender and Online Trolling: Perception of and Reaction to Deviance. Women in Information Science Symposium (WiISS 2014), April 12, 2014, Bloomington, Indiana.
Sanfilippo, M. R. (2014). Researchers’ Access to Security Related Research Results. In iConference 2014 Proceedings (p.880-883). doi:10.9776/14293
Fichman, P., Rosenbaum, H., Eschenfelder, K., Sanfilippo, M., Hara, N., Sawyer, S., & Meyer, E. (2013). Social Informatics: Now and Then (SIG/SI; Panel). The 76th Annual Conference of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST 2013), November 1-5, 2013, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Sanfilippo, M. R. (2013). Government Information Access by Native Spanish Speakers: Social and Technical Barriers. 9th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium at the 76th Annual Conference of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST 2013), November 2, 2013, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Sanfilippo, M. R. (2013). The Impact of Context on Perception of Trolling. ILS Doctoral Research Forum, October 12, 2013.
Fichman, P., & Sanfilippo, M. R. (2016). Online Trolling and Its Perpetrators: Under the Cyberbridge. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
Fichman, P., Sanfilippo, M. R., & Rosenbaum, H. (2015). Social Informatics Evolving. In G. Marchionini (ed.) Synthesis Lectures on Information Concepts, Retrieval, and Services.
Fichman, P. & Sanfilippo, M. R. (2013). Multicultural Issues in Information and Communications Technology (ICT). In G. Marchionini (ed.) Synthesis Lectures on Information Concepts, Retrieval, and Services.
Sanfilippo, M. R., & Fichman, P. (2014). Social Informatics: Milestones, opportunities and challenges. In P. Fichman & H. Rosenbaum (eds.) Social Informatics: Past, Present and Future. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Sanfilippo, M. (2014). Impossible (?) Expectations of Overlap between Different Types of Mediated Interactions: Why Technology Has Not Yet Reinvented the Government “Wheel”. Social Informatics Blog.
Work in Progress