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# Hi, I am an assistant professor in the School of Information Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt iSchool). I also hold a faculty affiliation in the Graduate Program for Cultural Studies. I teach courses that cover topics in information science, archival science, systems and tool design, STS, mobile ICTs, standards and infrastructures.

I study the material production and transmission of records created with mobile phones and their archival consequences. My research is concerned with the emergence and standardization of new information objects in networked recordkeeping systems. Currently, I write about mobile receipts, messaging apps, temporary social media and self-destructing mobile media.

Amelia Acker, PhD
School of Information Sciences,
University of Pittsburgh
aacker [at] pitt [dot] edu