Section on Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Sociology

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Mission Statement

The purpose of the Section on Communications, Information Technologies and Media Sociology is to support, enhance and promote research, teaching and other professional activities related to:

  • The social aspects of computing, the Internet, new media, computer networks, and other communication and information technologies.
  • The Sociology of Communications.
  • The design and use of technology in teaching and research.


Section Officers 2015-2016

Chair Andrea Hoplight Tapia, Pennsylvania State University
Chair-Elect Jessie Daniels, CUNY-Graduate Center
Past Chair Laura Robinson, Santa Clara University
Secretary/Treasurer Deana Rohlinger, Florida State University 2017

Section Council

Anabel Quan-Haase University of Western Ontario 2016
Barry Wellman University of Toronto 2016
Mary Chayko, Rutgers University 2017
David Grazian, University of Pennsylvania 2017

Student Representative
Erin Evans University of California, Irvine 2016
Nicolas James LaLone, Pennsylvania State University 2017