is a Canadian academic and the Director & Professor at the Library, Archival and Information Studies, School of SLAIS, at The iSchool at The University of British Columbia (UBC). Her research areas explore the way interaction, via computer media, supports and affects work, learning, and social interaction, primarily from a social-network-analysis perspective.
Previously, during 1996–2010, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Haythornthwaite had worked as assistant professor, associate, or full professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS).
In 1975, Haythornthwaite graduated from Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, where she completed a B.Sc degree in Psychology. After completing her B.Sc degree, Haythornthwaite completed a Masters degree in Psychology, graduating a year later in 1976 from the University of Toronto. After a number of years in employment, Haythornthwaite completed an M.I.S. in Information Science at the University of Toronto in 1992, before going on to complete her Ph.D. in Information Science in 1996.
Haythornthwaite has been professionally associated with two Universities. After spending 14 years as a faculty member at the UIUC Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Haythornthwaite is now listed as a Director and Professor at University of British Columbia School of Library, Archival and Information Studies a position she has held since 2010.
Haythornthwaite has authored and co-authored a variety of publications ranging from books to academic lectures, including the following material:
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