Caitlin Burke

Degree(s)

MA, 2019 – Computational Media
Burke Alumni Photo

Professional title

Information Architect/UX Designer

Employer

Duke Web Services, OIT

Thesis: "The Architecture of Facebook and the Public Sphere"

Advisors: Professor Victoria Szabo, Professor Paul Jaskot

Caitlin Burke is a recent graduate from the Computational Media MA Program. She graduated in December of 2019 and is currently an Information Architect and User Experience Designer for Duke Web Services. Her MA thesis, ‘The Architecture of Facebook and the Public Sphere,’ examines the 2016 US presidential election through data visualization and a UX survey of the social media tool Facebook. Through both the curriculum of the MA program and her thesis work, Caitlin worked to improve her UX skill set which allowed her to transition to a full-time position in UX design.