Corey Jackson is a doctoral candidate at the School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University. Corey is a native of Chicago, Illinois and received both his B.A. and M.S. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. His research focuses on the impact of social computing systems in organizations. With the pervasiveness of computer mediated and tools, individuals can collaborate and coordinate activities beyond their desktop. Applications of social computing systems are exemplified in cases of citizen science, free/libre open source software development projects and many others. Corey has received many awards and fellowships during his time at Syracuse to support his research, these include Research Data Alliance (RDA), Liddy Summer Research Support, federally funded STEM and GANN fellowship.