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:

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…

Five Years on Scratch: A New Youth Programming Dataset

The Nature publishing group journal Scientific Data recently published the research of two Department faculty, Assistant Professor Mako Hill and Affiliate Assistant Professor Andrés Monroy-Hernández, who is also a Researcher at FUSE Labs, Microsoft Research. Scientific Data’s publication of a…

Kirsten Foot Receives NCA 2016 Outstanding Book Award

Communication Professor Dr. Kirsten Foot is the recipient of the National Communication Association’s Organizational Communication Division 2016 Award for Outstanding Book. According to the Awards Chair, Dr. Foot’s book, Collaboration Against Human Trafficking: Cross-Sector Challenges and Practices, “offers many important…

Communication Leadership Applications Due Feb 1

The deadline to apply to the Communication Leadership graduate program is less than a week away. All applications for the Master of Communication in Digital Media and Master of Communication in Communities and Network degree tracks must be submitted by…

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