Social Informatics

Research Faculty

»Paul Dourish
»Gillian R Hayes
»Gloria Mark
»Bonnie Nardi
»Gary M. Olson
»Kurt Squire
»Constance Steinkuehler
»Aaron Trammell

UC Irvine is an acknowledged center for the study of social informatics, which incorporates the social and cultural aspects of information technology development and use.

Social informatics employs techniques and theories from social sciences and cultural studies to understand the shaping and applications of digital media and their organizational, political, historical, and economic contexts.

This topic links information system analysis with design.