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Ricardo Gomez

Publications

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Published Intellectual Contributions

Books

Gomez, R. (2018). LatinX @ UW. 255 pgs, Seattle, WA: Latino Center for Health. (PDF)

Gomez, R. & Berwick, J. Eds. (2018). SIET – Sistema de Información y Evaluación Tseltal – Tseltal Information and Evaluation System. 312 pgs. Seattle, WA: One Equal Heart Foundation (PDF).

This compilation includes four previously published volumes:

Gomez, R. & Tamayo, A. (2016). Stories of Mi-Gra-Tion: a flip-flap book. Charleston, SC: CreateSpace. Also in Spanish: Historias de Mi-Gra-Ción: un libro en movimiento.

Gomez, R., & Vannini, S. (2015). Fotohistorias: Participatory photography and the experience of migration, 375 pgs. Charleston, SC: CreateSpace. (PDF)

Baron, L. F., & Gomez, R. (2014). Mas que Teclas y Pantallas: Acceso a TIC en Colombia. Cali: Universidad Icesi. (PDF)

Gomez, R. (Ed.) (2012). Libraries, Telecenters, Cybercafés and Public Access to ICT: international comparisons. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. (PDF)

Gomez, R. (2010). Breathe and Celebrate. Charleston SC: CreateSpace.

Gomez, R. (Ed.) (1993). Puntadas para un Sueño: el movimiento de video en Colombia y América Latina. Bogota: Videocombo.

Refereed Journal Articles

Vannini, S., Gomez, R., Lopez, D., Mora, S., Morrison, J. C., Tanner, J., Yokuhana, L., Vergara, G.,  Moreno Tafurt, M. (2019). Humanitarian organizations’ information practices: Procedures and privacy concerns for serving the undocumented. The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 0(0), e12109. https://doi.org/10.1002/isd2.12109

Gomez R, Iribe Ramirez Y, Berwick J. (2018). Radio, library, and storytelling: Building an information system for indigenous community development in Chiapas, Mexico. Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC), e12062. https://doi.org/10.1002/isd2.12062 (Link

Gomez, R. (2018).  Success is being an example: Trajectories and notions of success among Latinx faculty, staff, and students in academia, Journal of Latinos and Education, DOI: 10.1080/15348431.2018.1507909.  (Link)

Yim, M., & Gomez, R. (2018). Examining capability enhancement through mobile phone use: The case of Southern Ghana, Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC), 84(1). Link

Gomez, R. (2018). Ni aquí ni allá: Nociones de hogar y sentido de pertenencia en el contexto de la migración, Anuario Electrónico de estudios en Comunicación Social “Disertaciones”, 11(1), 169-194. Bogota: Universidad del Rosario. Link

Vannini, S., Gomez, R., Carney, M., & Mitchell, K. (2018). Interdisciplinary approaches to refugee and migration studies: Lessons from collaborative research on sanctuary in the changing times of Trump, Migration and Society, 1(1). Link

Gomez, R., & Vannini, S. (2017). Notions of home and sense of belonging in the context of migration in a journey through participatory photography, Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC), 78(1). Link

Gomez, R. (2017). Raíces y ramas al viento: experiencias colombianas de migración y prácticas de información, Revista CS en Ciencias Sociales,(22), 33-53. Cali: Universidad Icesi. Link

Gomez, R. (2017). Vulnerabilidad y prácticas de información: experiencias de migrantes latinos (indocumentados) en EE.UU., Revista CS en Ciencias Sociales,(20), 93-121. Cali: Universidad Icesi. Link

Newell, B., Gomez, R., & Guajardo, V. (2017). Sensors, Cameras, and the New ‘Normal’ in Clandestine Migration: How Undocumented Migrants Experience Surveillance at the U.S.-Mexico Border, Surveillance and Society, 15(1). Link

Carney, M., Gomez, R., Mitchell, K., & Vannini, S. (2017). Sanctuary Planet: A Global Sanctuary Movement for the Time of Trump, Society and Space. SAGE. Link

Yim, M., Gomez, R., & Carter, M. S. (2016). Facebook’s “Free Basics”: For or against community development?, Journal of Community Informatics, 12(2). Link

Gomez, R. (2016). Vulnerability and information practices among (undocumented) Latino Migrants, Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC), 75(1), 1-43. Link

Newell, B., Gomez, R., & Guajardo, V. (2016). Information Seeking, Technology Use, and Vulnerability among Migrants at the U.S.-Mexico Border, The Information Society, 32(3), 176-191. Routledge. Link

Baron, L. F., & Gomez, R. (2016). The associations between technologies and societies: The utility of Actor-Network Theory, Science, Technology & Society. Sage. Link

Gomez, R., Foot, K., Young, M., Kinsley, R., & Morrison, S. (2015). Pulling the Plug Visually: Images of Resistance to ICTs and Connectivity, First Monday, 20(11). Link

Morrison, S. L., & Gomez, R. (2014). Pushback: Expressions of resistance to the “evertime” of constant online connectivity, First Monday, 19(8). Link

Gomez, R. (2014). When You Do Not Have a Computer: Public access computing in developing countries, ITD – Information Technology for Development, 20(3), 279-291. Taylor & Francis. Link

Baron, L. F., Neils, M., & Gomez, R. (2014). Crossing new borders: computers, mobile phones, transportation and English language among Hispanic day laborers in Seattle, JASIST – Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 65(1), 98-108. Wiley. Link

Gomez, R. (2013). The Changing Field of ICTD: Growth and maturation of the field, 2000-2010, Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC), 58(1), 1-21. Link

Gomez, R., Bayo Urban, I., Reed, P. J., Wang, C., & Silva, M. (2013). Fearless Cards: a low-tech solution to help overcome emotional barriers to ICT adoption among extremely marginalized populations, Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC), 56(3), 1-15. Link

Baron, L. F., & Gomez, R. (2013). Relationships and Connectedness: weak ties that help social inclusion through public access computing, ITD – Information Technology for Development, 1-25. Taylor & Francis. Link

Baron, L. F., & Gomez, R. (2012). Iguales, Pero Diferentes: Comparación de Locales de Acceso Público a Computadores en Colombia, ITID – Information Technologies & International Development, 8(4), 59-76. USC Annenberg Press. Link

Baron, L. F., & Gomez, R. (2012). Panorama de las Políticas Públicas en Colombia: De la infraestructura a la apropiación social, Signo y Pensamiento, 61. Bogota, Colombia: Universidad Javeriana. Link

Baron, L. F., & Gomez, R. (2012). Same but different: comparing public access computing venues in Colombia, ITID – Information Technologies & International Development, 8(4). USC Annenberg Press. Link

Baron, L. F., & Gomez, R. (2012). Relaciones sociales y sensación de conexidad: Usos de cibercafés, telecentros y bibliotecas en Colombia, Anuario Electrónico de Estudios en Comunicación Social “Disertaciones”, 5(1). Link

Gomez, R. (2012). Users’ Perceptions of Impact of Public Access Computing in Colombia: Libraries, Telecenters and Cybercafés, ITID – Information Technologies & International Development, 8(3). USC Annenberg Press. Link

Gomez, R., & Pather, S. (2012). ICT Evaluation: are we asking the right questions?, Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC), 50. (Best Papers of IDIA Conference, 2010). Link

Gomez, R., Fawcett, P., & Turner, J. (2012). Lending a Visible Hand: An analysis of “infomediary” behavior in Colombian public access computing venues, Information Development, 28(1). Sage. Link

Gomez, R., Pather, S., & Dosono, B. (2012). Public Access Computing in South Africa: Old lessons and new challenges, Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC), 52(1), 1-16. Link

Gomez, R., & Baron, L. F. (2011). Does public access computing really contribute to community development? Lessons from libraries, telecenters and cybercafés in Colombia, Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC), 49. Link

Chin-Roemer, R., DeCrease, B., & Gomez, R. (2011). Exploring E-Learning Development: Studies of ICT Access & Educational Usage in Latin America, Information Development, 27(4), 280-289. Sage. Link

Clark, M., & Gomez, R. (2011). The Negligible Role of Fees as a Barrier to Public Access Computing in Developing Countries, Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC), 46. Link

Gomez, R., & Camacho, K. (2011). Users of ICT at Public Access Centers: Age, education, gender and income differences in users of public access to ICT in 25 developing countries, International Journal of Information and Communication Technologies for Human Development (IJICTHD), 3(1). IGI Global. Link

Gomez, R., & Baron, L. F. (2010). Acceso público a Internet y cambio social: la experiencia en El Carmen de Bolívar, entre el silenciamiento y la esperanza, Revista CS, 6, 221-253. Link

Gould, E., & Gomez, R. (2010). New challenges for libraries in the information age: A comparative study of ICT in public libraries in 25 countries, Information Development, 26(2). Sage. (Most Downloaded Paper, 2010). Link

Gomez, R. (2010). Public Access to the Internet and Social Change: An experience in Colombia, between silence and hope, Journal of Community Informatics, 6(3). (Best Papers from CIRN Conference, 2010). Link

Gomez, R. (2010). Structure and Flexibility in Global Research Design, Performance Measurement and Metrics, 11(3), 231-258. Link

Gomez, R. (2010). Success Factors in Public Access Computing for Development, International Journal of Information and Communication Technologies for Human Development (IJICTHD), 3(2). Link

Gomez, R., & Gould, E. A. (2010). The “Cool Factor” of Public Access to ICT: Users’ perceptions of trust in libraries, telecentres and cybercafés in developing countries, Information Technology & People, 23(3), 247-264. Emerald Insight. (Acceptance Rate: 10% (2010); Literati Network Outstanding Paper Award, 2011). Link

Gomez, R., Ambikar, R., & Coward, C. (2009). Libraries, Telecentres & Cybercafes: an international study of public access information venues: Performance Measurement and Metrics, Performance Measurement and Metrics, 10(1), 33-48. Link

Gomez, R., & Camacho, K. (2009). Who uses ICT at Public Access Centers? Age, Education, Gender, and Income Differences in Users, IJICTHD, 3(1).

Gomez, R., & Camacho, K. (2009). ¿Comunicación para el desarrollo o para el entretenimiento?, Anuario Electrónico de Estudios en Comunicación Social “Disertaciones”, 2(1). Link

Gomez, R., & Reilly, K. (2002). Comparing approaches: Telecentre evaluation experiences in Asia and Latin America, International Information & Library Review, 34(1), 22. London. Link

Gomez, R., & Casadiego, B. (2002). Letter to Aunt Ofelia: seven proposals for human development using new information and communication technologies, Regional Development Dialogue, 23(2), 1-11. Nagoya: United Nations Centre for Regional Development.

Gomez, R., & Ospina, A. (2001). The Lamp without a Genie: Using Telecentres for development without expecting miracles, Journal of Development Communication, 12(2), 16–25.

Gomez, R., Hunt, P., & Lamoureux, E. (1999). Telecentros en la mira: Como pueden contribuir al desarrollo social?, Revista Latinoamericana de Comunicacion CHASQUI.

Gomez, R. (1998). The nostalgia of virtual community: A study of computer-mediated communications use in Colombian non-governmental organizations, Information Technology & People, 11(3), 217–234.

Gomez, R., Calderon, M., & Baron, L. F. (1993). Privados por la Televisión… Estatal, Cien Dias, 6(2). CINEP.

Gomez, R. (1991). Nord Sud: the image of the dam, Canadian Journal of Communication, 16(1). Link

Recent Refereed Conference Contributions

Vannini, S., Gomez, R., Lopez, D., Mora, S., Morrison, JC., Tanner, J., Youkhana, L., Vergara, G., Moreno Tafurt, M. (2019) Humantiarian Organizations Information Practices: procedures and privacy concerns for serving the undocumented. Proceedings of IFIP WG 9.4 Conference, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, May 2019. (Link)

Vannini, S., Gomez, R., & Newell, B.C. (2019) Documented the Undocumented: Privacy and Security Guidelines for Humanitarian Work with Undocumented Migrants. iConference 2019, Washington DC, March  2019. (Nominated for Lee Dirks Best Paper Award) (Link)

Vannini, S., Gomez, R., & Newell, B.C. (2019) Privacy and Security Guidelines for Humanitarian Work with Undocumented Migrants. ICTD X Conference, Ahmedabad, India, Jan 2019. (paper) (poster)

Iribe, Y., Gomez, R., Berwick, J., Moreno, M., & Vergara, G. Women’s Contributions to Living Fully in a Tseltal Indigenous Information System, Poster presented at iConference 2018, Sheffield, UK, March 2018.

Newell, B.C., Vannini, S., Gomez, R., & Nemer, D. (2018).  Exacerbating the Vulnerabilities of Undocumented Migrants: The Risks Involved in the Humanitarian Information Activities of Migrant-Aid Organizations. Poster presented at iConference 2018, Sheffield, UK, March 2018.

Yim, M., & Gomez, R. (2017). Applying Capability Approach in ICTs and Social Inclusion, ICIS Conference, SIG Social Inclusion. Seoul, South Korea, Dec 2017.

Yim, M., & Gomez, R. (2017). Examining Gender Differences in Mobile Phone Uses in Promoting Inclusivity—IT Identity and Social Capital. ICIS Conference, SIG Social Inclusion. Seoul, South Korea, Dec 2017.

Iribe Ramirez, Y., Gomez, R., Mora, S., & Berwick, J. (2017). Integrated Information Systems for Indigenous Community Development in Chiapas, Mexico. ICIS Conference, SIG Social Inclusion. Seoul, South Korea, Dec 2017.

Gomez, R., & Tamayo, A. (2017). Stories of Mi-Gra-Tion An experience with non-traditional media based on a participatory photography research project with Latino migrants in USA. Proceedings of Association of Borderlands Studies Conference 2017.

Yim, M., Gomez, R., & Carter, M. S. (2017). Facebook’s “Free Basics” and Implications for Development: IT Identity and Social Capital. Proceedings of HICSS 50.

Baron, L. F., & Gomez, R. (2017). Living in the limits: Migration and information Practices of Undocumented Latino Migrants. Proceedings of IFIP WG9.4,.

Gomez, L., Gomez, R., & Vannini, S. (2017). The power of Participatory Photography in ICTD programs: freedom to explore beyond images. Proceedings of HICSS 50.

Baron, L. F., Gomez, R., & Vannini, S. (2017). The Power of Stories: information practices of migrants in and toward the US. Proceedings of Association of Borderlands Studies Conference 2017.

Yim, M., & Gomez, R. (2017). Assessing the Feasibility of Capability Approach Based ICT4D Impact Evaluation – Community Wellness Outcomes from Ghanaians’ Mobile Use. Proceedings of iConference 2017.

Gomez, R., Lefthand-Begay, C., Berwick, J., Zubair, C., Iribe Ramirez, Y., & Mora, S. (2017). Indigenous Information System in Chiapas, Mexico: integrating community radio, library and impact assessment for community development. Proceedings of iConference 2017.

Gomez, R., Guajardo, V., Newell, B., & Vannini, S. (2016). Mobile phones and information practices among undocumented migrants at the US-Mexico border. Proceedings of 4S-EASST Conference.

Gomez, R., & Vannini, S. (2016). Lessons from Fotohistorias. Association for Borderlands Studies Annual Conference. Reno, Nevada.

Guajardo, V., & Gomez, R. (2016). Panel: Engaged Research and Vulnerable Communities. Association for Borderlands Studies Annual Conference. Reno, Nevada.

Vannini, S., Gomez, R., & Guajardo, V. (2016). Security and Activism: Using participatory photography to elicit perceptions of Information and Authority among Hispanic migrants in the U.S.. iConference 2016. Philadelphia, PA. Link

Guajardo, V., Gomez, R., & Vannini, S. (2016). Information and Learning: Trust, Place, and Migration. iConference 2016. Philadelphia, PA. Link

Gomez, R., Yefimova, Y., Newell, B., & Guajardo, V. (2015). Photo Stories of Life at the Border: an interactive photo exhibition, Association for Borderlands Studies Annual Conference. Portland, OR.

Gomez, R., Yefimova, Y., Newell, B., Guajardo, V., & Vannini, S. (2015). Photo Stories: an interactive photo exhibition based on participatory photography with Hispanic migrants at the US-Mexico. Proceedings of ICTD 2015 Conference. Singapore, SN.

Foot, K., & Gomez, R. (2015). Pushing Back on ICTs via Humor: STS-Informed Analyses of ICT-Critiquing Cartoons and Memes. Society for Social Studies of Science (4S). Denver, CO.

Yefimova, Y., Neils, M., Newell, B., & Gomez, R. (2015). Fotohistorias: Participatory Photography as a Methodology to Elicit the Life Experiences of Migrants. Proceedings of HICSS 48. Kauai, HI.

Newell, B., & Gomez, R. (2015). Informal Networks, Phones and Facebook: Information Seeking and Technology Use by Undocumented Migrants at the U.S.-Mexico Border. Proceedings of iConference 2015. Newport Beach, CA. (Finalist, Most Interesting Preliminary Results Paper). Link

Other Recent Intellectual Contributions

Gomez, R., & Yim, M. Community Wellness Outcomes Toolkit (ver. 3). Link

Gomez, R. (2016). Colombian voters say no to peace deal: WTF? (What’s The Future?), Latin American and Caribbean Studies Newsletter. Link

Gomez, R. (2015). Fotohistorias: La Vida en la Frontera (Photo Exhibition). Universidad Icesi, Cali, Colombia.

Gomez, R., Newell, B., Guajardo, V., & Vannini, S. (2015). Fotohistorias: Research Conversation on Participatory photography and the experience of migration, iSchool Research Conversation.

Gomez, R. (2010). Public Access Computing Ecosystem Data Collection Instruments. Link

Stillman, L., & Gomez, R. (2010). Vision and Reality in Community Informatics: Conference Proceedings of CIRN DIAC Conference.


Recent Presentations

Invited Talks and Keynote Addresses

Gomez, R., “”Sistema de Información Tseltal en Chiapas” Panel: Experiencias de diseño de un sistema de infrmación y evaluación Tseltal,” Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico DF. (January 19, 2018).

Gomez, R., “DACA and Undocu Students,” iSchool Curriculum Transformation Project, Seattle, WA. (November 17, 2017).

Gomez, R., “Keynote Speech,” One Equal Heart Foundation Annual Dinner, Seattle, WA. (October 14, 2017).

Gomez, R., Vannini, S., Mitchell, K., Carney, M., “Practicing Humanities Now: Sanctuary Planet – a global sanctuary movement for the time of Trump,” Simpson Center for Humanities, Seattle, WA. (March 30, 2017).

Gomez, R., “Where do I come from? Reflections on the root causes of forced migration based on a participatory photography project.,” Global Migration Crisis and Human Rights, Seattle, WA. (October 2016).

Gomez, R., “Stories of Migration and Actions for Justice,” UW Center for Human Rights Annual Symposium, Seattle, WA. (May 2016).

Gomez, R., “Fotohistorias: Participatory Photography and the Experience of Migration,” UW Libraries Research Commons, Seattle, WA. (April 21, 2016).