Bryan Dosono

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Bryan Dosono is a PhD student in Information Science and Technology at Syracuse University. Dosono received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Washington with honors in Informatics: Human-Computer Interaction. His research in information and communication technology examines the intersection between online privacy and digital inclusion for underserved communities.

Dosono works to transform scholarship into action by creating opportunities for others through technology. He was a Google Policy Fellow with the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute, where he researched issues of online security and surveillance among marginalized public internet users. Previously, Dosono has raised awareness of affordable broadband internet programs for low-income families as Commissioner for the City of Seattle Citizens’ Telecommunications and Technology Advisory Board.

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Education

Research

Awards

Fellowships

  1. McNair Graduate Fellowship, 09/2013–05/2014
  2. Syracuse University Doctoral Fellowship, 09/2013–05/2014
  3. Google Policy Fellowship, 05/2013–09/2013
  4. Ellis Civic Fellowship, 10/2008–06/2012

Grants and Scholarships

  1. SU iSchool Katzer Fund, 06/2014
  2. SU Graduate Student Organization Travel Grant, 03/2014
  3. SU iSchool Doctoral Travel Grant, 03/2014
  4. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Research Scholarship, 12/2012
  5. UW Alumni Association Homecoming Royalty Scholarship, 10/2012
  6. UW Early Identification Program Presidential Scholarship, 09/2012
  7. National Science Foundation REU Grant, 09/2012
  8. CSF Washington State Opportunity Scholarship, 05/2012
  9. UW Information School Capstone Fair Prize, 05/2012
  10. Ronald E. McNair Program Research Grant, 12/2011
  11. Boeing Diversity Scholarship, 09/2011
  12. Lambda of the Year Scholarship, 05/2011
  13. UW EOP Ruth and William Gerberding Scholarship, 05/2011
  14. National Science & Math Access to Retain Talent Grant, 10/2010
  15. Washington State Global Opportunities Grant, 05/2010
  16. Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, 05/2010
  17. Bava Full Tuition Scholarship, 09/2008
  18. Federal Academic Competitiveness Grant, 09/2008
  19. Dell Scholars Foundation Scholarship, 05/2008
  20. Elks National Foundation Scholarship, 05/2008
  21. Mabuhay Memorial Scholarship, 05/2008
  22. Washington GEARUP Scholarship, 05/2008
  23. George Washington Foundation Scholarship, 05/2008
  24. Washington State Elks Association Scholarship, 05/2008
  25. WA Parent Teacher Association Scholarship, 05/2008
  26. Washington State Foundation Scholarship, 05/2008
  27. Yakima Elks Lodge Scholarship, 05/2008
  28. Yakima Federal Savings and Loan Association Scholarship, 05/2008
  29. Washington Scholar Full Tuition Scholarship, 05/2008

Honors

  1. CAPAL Washington Leadership Program Certificate, 08/2013
  2. UW Faculty Award for Student Excellence in Informatics, 06/2013
  3. UW Commencement Gonfaloniere, 06/2013
  4. UW Husky Union Building Hall of Fame Inductee, 05/2013
  5. Filipino Community of Yakima Valley Citizen Medallion, 05/2013
  6. UW Husky Leadership Initiative Certificate, 05/2013
  7. UW Ethnic Cultural Center Director's Leadership Award, 05/2013
  8. UW OMAD President's Achievement Award, 05/2013
  9. UW Alumnae Board Rhododendron Tea Honoree, 05/2013
  10. UW Homecoming King, 10/2012
  11. UW Early Identification Program, Presidential Scholar, 09/2012
  12. UW Lambda Phi Epsilon, Academic Excellence Award, 05/2010
  13. ASUW Employee of the Month, 11/2009
  14. UW Dean's List, Multiple Quarters, 2009–13
  15. Husky Promise Scholar, 09/2008
  16. Wapato Chamber of Commerce Youth Leadership Award, 05/2008
  17. Yakima Valley Youth Award in Outstanding Citizenship, 03/2008

Honorary Affiliations

  1. Order of Omega Greek Honor Society, 03/2012
  2. Phi Beta Kappa Society, 05/2011
  3. Mortar Board Honor Society, 03/2011
  4. Golden Key International Honor Society, 03/2011
  5. National Residence Hall Honorary, 05/2010
  6. Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, 05/2009
  7. National Society of Collegiate Scholars, 05/2009

Press

  1. iSchool News, "Faculty, Doctoral Students Presenting at iConference," 03/2014
  2. SU Daily Orange, "SU App Challenge offers $1,000 grand prize," 10/2013
  3. Northwest Asian Weekly, “EOP Celebration honors 3 APA students,” 07/2013
  4. Yakima Herald Independent, “Wapato resident receives UW honor,” 05/2013
  5. UW Daily, “ECC honors community members for activism efforts,” 05/2013
  6. Columns Magazine, “Crowning glory,” 12/2012

Service

Student Engagement

  1. Organizer, SU App Challenge, 09–11/2013
  2. Founder, UW Greek Council Presidents Caucus, 01–06/2013
  3. President, UW United Greek Council, 06/2012–13
  4. President, UW Lambda Phi Epsilon Fraternity, 05/2011–06/2012
  5. Social Media Director, Philanthropy Education Program, 09/2010–06/2012
  6. Freshmen Orientation Group Leader, UW Dawg Daze, 09/2009–12
  7. Senate Chair, Associated Students of UW, 06/2010–11
  8. Membership Coordinator, Associated Students of UW, 06/2009–10
  9. Move-In Crew Leader, UW Housing and Food Services, 08/2009
  10. Senator, UW Residence Hall Student Association, 09/2008–06/2009

Faculty Engagement

  1. Doctoral Student Rep, SU iSchool Personnel Committee, 10/2014-Present
  2. Doctoral Student Rep, SU iSchool Faculty Search Committee, 03-05/2014
  3. Doctoral Student Rep, SU iSchool Faculty Committee, 09/2013–05/2014

University Engagement

  1. Graduate Student Rep, SU University Senate, 10/2014-Present
  2. Special Needs Notetaker, UW Disability Resource Office, 03-06/2013
  3. Archivist, UW Ethnic Cultural Center Leadership Lab, 01/2013
  4. Student Rep, UW OMAD Student Advisory Board, 10/2012–06/2013
  5. Mentor, UW Honors Program, 03/2009–06/2013
  6. Student Volunteer, UW Information School Research Fair, 11/2012
  7. Student Volunteer, UW Information School Career Fair, 11/2012
  8. Student Rep, UW Informatics Program Committee, 05/2011–12
  9. Student Rep, UW Student Publications Board, 02/2009-10

Community Engagement

  1. Youth Coach, iCan Shine Bike Camp, 07–08/2014
  2. Fundraising Lead, American Cancer Society Relay for Life, 05/2009–13
  3. Organizer, Jade Ribbon Campaign for Hepatitis B Awareness, 01-05/2012
  4. Organizer, Science Day for Cascades Science Center Foundation, 01/2012
  5. Commissioner, YMCA Get Engaged Youth Leadership Program, 09/2011–12
  6. Dance Performer, Asian Counseling Referral Service, 06/2011–12
  7. Information Desk Technician, Seattle Public Library, 05–12/2011
  8. Hardware Refurbisher, InterConnection, 10/2009–02/2010
  9. Fundraising Lead, StudentRND, 10/2009–06/2010
  10. Organizer, Bone Marrow Drive for Puget Sound Blood Center, 11/2009–12
  11. Construction Lead, Habitat for Humanity, 04/2010
  12. General Education Development Tutor, YouthCare, 04–06/2009
  13. Administrative Intern, International Rescue Committee, 01–03/2009

Teaching

  1. Teaching Assistant, SU School of Information Studies, IST 444: Information Reporting and Presentation, 09–12/2013
  2. Teaching Assistant, SU School of Information Studies, IST 688: Social Web Technologies, 09–12/2013
  3. Teaching Assistant, UW College of Arts and Sciences, GEN ST 349: Special Topics in Video Production, 03/2011–06/2011

Consulting

  1. Public Relations, Lambda Phi Epsilon National Board, 07/2013–Present
  2. Trade Associate, Ryuji Finance, 07/2013–Present
  3. Brand Ambassador, Google, 07/2012–06/2013
  4. Commissioner, City of Seattle Technology Advisory Board, 09/2011–12
  5. Industrial Engineering Intern, Boeing Company, 06/2008–08/2008

Speaking

  1. Presenter, Lambda Phi Epsilon Midyear Conference, 01/2014
  2. Panelist, UW Rising Southeast Asians Conference, 06/2013
  3. Commencement Speaker, UW Filipino Graduation, 05/2013
  4. Panelist, UW OMAD Informatics Admissions Workshop, 05/2013
  5. Panelist, UW All-Greek Leadership Academy, 05/2013
  6. Presenter, UW American Marketing Association Case Competition, 01/2013
  7. Guest Speaker, UW Board of Regents Public Hearing, 01/2013
  8. Presenter, UW Global Business Center Case Competition, 11/2012
  9. Panelist, UW National Association of Black Accountants Career Night, 10/2012
  10. Facilitator, WSU Shaping Asian High School Youth Conference, 10/2012
  11. Presenter, UW NAAAP Student Involvement Workshop, 10/2012
  12. Keynote Speaker, UW Spring Leadership and Service Symposium, 05/2012
  13. Master of Ceremonies, Pacific Northwest McNair Conference, 05/2012
  14. Master of Ceremonies, UW Information School Dean’s Club Dinner, 05/2012
  15. Keynote Speaker, Boeing Donor Scholarship Breakfast, 04/2012
  16. Guest Speaker, UW Information School Founding Board Luncheon, 12/2011
  17. Guest Speaker, UW Dream Project Scholarship Weekend Kickoff, 10/2011
  18. Guest Speaker, UW Information School Welcome Orientation, 09/2010
  19. Moderator, ASUW Election Presidential Debate, 05/2010
  20. Valedictorian, Wapato High School Commencement, 06/2008

Writing

  1. Contributor, The Information, 04/2014–Present
  2. Contributor, In The Tank, 08/2013
  3. Contributor, Beyond the Quad, 11/2011

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