Yalin Sun

Yalin Sun

PhD Student


Yalin's research is mainly focused on online information seeking behavior, health information seeking, and social media addiction.


B.B.A. in Information Management and Systems, 2012, North China Electric Power University, Beijing, China; M.S. in Information Studies, 2014, the University of Texas at Austin

Areas Of Specialization

Social Media
Consumer Health Information Seeking

Recent Publications

Yalin Sun, Yan Zhang, Jacek Gwizdka, and Ciaran B. Trace, "Consumer Evaluation of the Quality of Online Health Information: Systematic Literature Review of Relevant Criteria and Indicators," JMIR: Journal of Medical Internet Research 21 (5) (2019). DOI: 10.2196/12522

Recent Courses

YearSemesterCourse NumberCourseSyllabus
2021SpringI 310Topics in Introductory Informatics User Research
2020SpringINF 315CTopics In Human-Computer Interaction User Research
2019FallINF 304DIntroduction to Information Studies