Peter Lyman




  
  
  
  
Peter Lyman
Former Professor Emeritus
Focus: The ethnographic study of communication and social formations in digital and networked environments

Current Research

My interests include: the social construction of knowledge and information; the impact of technical design decisions on social communication and information; the sociology of technical decision making; and technology transfer and institutional change, particularly change in publishing and libraries.

Education

B.A., Philosophy, Stanford University
M.A., Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D., Political Science, Stanford University

Biography

Professor Lyman's interests include: the social construction of knowledge and information; the impact of technical design decisions on social communication and information; the sociology of technical decision making; and technology transfer and institutional change, particularly change in publishing and libraries.