The Department has both undergraduate and graduate programs in this Technology and Society.  Current faculty include:

Lance Bennett
Kirsten Foot
Carmen Gonzalez
Benjamin Mako Hill
Richard Kielbowicz
Katy Pearce
Matthew Powers

Read more about Technology and Society events and people below:

CCCE Programs Going Strong in September

The Center for Communication and Civic Engagement (CCCE) is dedicated to understanding communication processes and media technologies that facilitate positive citizen involvement in politics and social life. Recently, CCCE Director Lance Bennett announced several updates to the center’s programming, including…

Get Behind the Camera: Learn About Video at UW Comm

Have you been looking for opportunities to learn more about visual storytelling? Are you longing to be a video auteur, but have no clue where to start? Great news! The Department offers many opportunities for communication students to learn the…

Benjamin Mako Hill Wins Third NSF Grant

UW Communication Assistant Professor Benjamin Mako Hill recently announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded him a third research grant. Dr. Hill said the funds will support his research on anonymity in peer production systems and online public…

COM Faculty and Alumna Published at CHI 2017

Communication Leadership alumna Samantha Hautea and Department assistant professor Benjamin Mako Hill recently had their research published at CHI2017 – the premier international conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Their paper tackled the complex intersection of privacy, data collection, and the youth who find themselves at the…

Spring Colloquia: Jason Yip, PhD and Laura Pina, PhD

April 26, 2017 | 3:30 – 5:00 PM | CMU 126 KidsTeam UW: Why do equal partnerships in co-design matter for children and family technologies? SYNOPSIS: KidsTeam UW is an intergenerational group of children (ages 7 – 11) and adults…

April Faculty Colloquia

April 12, 2017 | 3:30 PM | CMU 126 Three faculty — Carmen Gonzalez, Kirsten Foot, and Randy Beam — will talk about current research projects. This is an opportunity for faculty and graduate students to see what colleagues are…

Spring Quarter Digital Media Workshops

Adobe Premiere Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | 3:30-5:30 PM | CMU 302 (Media Lab 1) Join Support Systems guru Evan Swope as he leads a free*, hands-on afternoon workshop centered on using Adobe Premiere. Limited seating is available, so please…

March Faculty Colloquia

March 15, 2017 | 3:30 PM | CMU 126 Three faculty — Ralina Joseph, Katy Pearce, and LeiLani Nishime — will talk about current research projects. This is an opportunity for faculty and graduate students to see what colleagues are…

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