Pnina  Fichman

Pnina Fichman

Professor of Information Science

Director, Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics

Contact Information

(812) 856-1587
Luddy Hall 2114


  • Ph.D. at University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 2003


Pnina Fichman  is a professor in the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering and the director of the Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics. She earned her PhD from the University of North Carolina. Her research in social informatics focuses on the interaction between information and communication technologies and cultural diversity in online communities and virtual teams as well as online deviant behaviors, such as trolling and discrimination; she also studies information intermediation. In addition to her five books, her publications appeared in Information and Management, the Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, the Journal of Information Science, and many other venues. 

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