School of Information
The UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
WHAT STARTS HERE CHANGES THE WORLD

Yan Zhang
Associate Professor
School of Information
The University of Texas at Austin

Email:
yanz [at] ischool.utexas.edu

Work phone:
(512) 471-9448

Mailing address:
The University of Texas at Austin
School of Information
1616 Guadalupe Suite #5.202
Austin, TX 78701-1213

Office:
UTA 5.446

Education

Ph.D. School of Information and Library Science, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2009
M.S. Information Sciences, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2004
B.S. Information Management and Systems, Nanjing University, 2001

Research Interests

Information behavior
Consumer health information search behavior
Users' mental models of information systems
Research methods

Professional Experience

Associate Professor, School of Information, University of Texas at Austin (2016 - present)
Assistant Professor, School of Information, University of Texas at Austin (2009 - 2016)
Teaching Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2008-2009)
Research Assistant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2005-2008)
User Experience Intern, IBM Software Group, RTP, NC (Summer 2007, 2008)
Research Assistant, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2002-2005)