Cassidy Sugimoto is a professor of informatics at the School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering at IU Bloomington. Her research expertise is broadly situated in the domains of science policy, scholarly communication and scientometrics. She investigates the ways in which knowledge is produced, disseminated and rewarded, with a particular interest in issues of diversity and inclusion. Sugimoto has edited and authored several books, the most recent of which – “Measuring Research: What everyone needs to know” – is a primer for those new to scientometrics. Her publication record is extensive and varied, including publications such as Nature and The Lancet, and she regularly presents across the globe. Her work is regularly covered by major press outlets, such as Nature, Science, The Economist, The New York Times and The Guardian. Her work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the Sloan Foundation. Sugimoto is actively involved in teaching and service and has been recognized in these areas with an Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award and a national service award from the Association for Information Science and Technology. She is currently serving as president of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics.
Areas of Expertise
Science policy, women in science, equity and inclusion, scholarly communication, scientometrics.