Social Informatics (SI) refers to an interdisciplinary body of research that is dedicated to studying the design, uses, and effects of information technology. Social informatics researchers asks how technologies influence and affects organizations and societies, and conversely, seek to understand how social contexts shape technologies.
Faculty in this area include:
Shaowen Bardzell, Jeffrey Bardzell, L. Jean Camp, Bradford Demarest, J Duncan, Pnina Fichman, Matthew Francisco, Noriko Hara, Susan C. Herring, Gopinaath Kannabiran, Inna Kouper, Staša Milojevic, Christine Ogan, Sameer Patil, Gregory J. E. Rawlins, Allen Riddell, Howard Rosenbaum, Olgun Sadık, Grant Simpson, Norman Makoto Su
Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics