Faculty profile

Mimi Ito

Professor in Residence

DEGREE:

Ph.D. Education, Ph.D. Anthropology, Stanford University

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Mizuko Ito is a cultural anthropologist of technology use, focusing on children and youth's changing relationships to media and communications. She recently completed a research project supported by the MacArthur Foundation a three year ethnographic study of kid-initiated and peer-based forms of engagement with new media. In 2008, she was awarded the Jan Hawkins Award for Early Career Contributions to Humanistic Research and Scholarship in Learning Technologies from the American Educational Research Association.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

E-mail: mizukoi(at)uci(period)edu
Office: DBH 5224
Phone: (949) 824-9011
Fax: (949) 824-4056
Website: www.itofisher.com/mito