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:

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…

Professional Development Workshops for Communicators

The Department regularly hosts Professional Development Workshops. Throughout the year, we bring in Communication experts to present on landing your first job, interview skills and resume building, and how to create an online presence using social media. We also offer…

Read This, Learn About: The American Global Challenge

America and the world face historic challenges. The global economy is not working well for people or the planet. Dissatisfaction with government crosses the political spectrum, fueling anger that democracy is broken. In addition, looming environmental problems exceed our current…

Sharing the Story of an Unlikely Hero

Communication Leadership student Zac Murphy traveled to Cambodia in 2015 with the Belgian organization APOPO. His mission? To document an extraordinary story about rats, casting the typically villainized vermin in a more heroic light. Thanks to the generous support of…

Faculty and Graduate Students Answer “Communication’s Civic Callings”

The UW Department of Communication had a strong showing in Philadelphia at the National Communication Association’s (NCA) 102nd Annual Convention. This year, participants demonstrated “how mass and mediated communication is uniquely situated to engage audiences and communities in various forms…

Faculty Colloquia

November 30, 2016 | 3:30 PM | CMU 126 Three faculty — Leah Ceccarelli, Mako Hill, and Valerie Manusov — will talk about current research projects. This is an opportunity for faculty and graduate students to see what colleagues are…

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