Social Informatics

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:
Jeffrey Bardzell, Shaowen Bardzell, Jean Camp, Bradford Demarest, J Duncan, Pnina Fichman, Matthew Francisco, Noriko Hara, Susan Herring, Inna Kouper, Staša Milojevic, Christine Ogan, Sameer Patil, Gregory Rawlins, Allen Riddell, Howard Rosenbaum, Grant Simpson, Norman Su

Also see:
Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics