J. Nathan Matias     MIT Media Lab

I am a computational social scientist who works with millions of people in citizen behavioral science toward a fairer, safer, more understanding internet. I advance this work through CivilServant and as a postdoc at Princeton University departments of Psychology, Sociology, and Center for Information Technology Policy.

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etown.edu information architecture

1 Jun 2004 - 30 Aug 2012

J. Nathan Matias designer and writer E-town College

In the summer of 2004, I was asked to work as an information architect on the Elizabethtown College website redesign project.

This project won the highest functionality rating possible from the US National Research Center for College University Admissions. The award was specifically focused on information architecture: "Grades were earned based on the ability of a college or university admissions website to take students from a prospect to applicant."

My role involved:

Here are some screenshots of my designs for the site information architecture:

Academic Courses at Elizabethtown College, 2004 Academic Department Clusters, Elizabethtown College, 2004 Academic Detail: the Fine and Performing Arts department

The 2004 design for that site no longer exists, but I occasionally notice sections which retain the old structure and code.