Faculty profile

Bonnie Nardi

Professor

DEGREE:

Ph.D., 1977 UC Irvine

RESEARCH AREAS:

Computer-Supported Cooperative Work
Social Informatics

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Nardi's research interests include theory in human-computer interaction and computer-supported collaborative work; computer-mediated communication technologies; and studies of social life on the Internet. She specializes in the use of ethnographic methods to study technology. Her theoretical orientation is activity theory. She is author of numerous scientific articles and books. With Tom Boellstorff, Celia Pearce and T.L. Taylor, she is writing a book, Ethnography and Virtual Worlds: A Handbook of Method (Princeton University Press).

CONTACT INFORMATION:

E-mail: nardi(at)ics(period)uci(period)edu
Office: DBH 5088
Phone: (949) 824-6534
Fax: (949) 824-4056
Website: www.ics.uci.edu/~nardi