Katie Davis Named APS Rising Star

Dr. Katie Davis, an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington Information School and co-author 2013’s The App Generation, has been recognized by the Association for Psychological Science as a 2015 Rising Star!

Davis earned her Ed.D. in Human Development and Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2011. She studies the role of digital media in the lives of adolescents, particularly its academic, social, and moral effects. Current projects include investigations of identity development and informal learning in online fan fiction communities, using digital badges to recognize anytime, anywhere learning, the effects of gamifying classroom instruction, and the causes and consequences of cyberbullying. She previously worked for the Good Project on the Good Play and Developing Minds and Digital Media projects. 

We congratulate Katie on this well-deserved honor!

Click here to see the full list of 2015 Rising Stars, and click here to be taken to Davis’s website.


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