Social & Cultural Studies

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Morgan G. Ames
Assistant Professor of Practice
Alumni (MIMS 2006)
Science and technology studies; computer-supported cooperative work and social computing; education; anthropology; youth technocultures; ideology and inequity; critical data science
Coye Cheshire
Professor
Trust, social exchange, social psychology, and information exchange

Social & Cultural Studies news

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Led by Professor John Chuang, Info 290: Climate, People, and Informatics seeks to explore the burgeoning field of climate informatics and equip students with the necessary language and contextual knowledge to contribute. 

two headshots; one man with child on shoulders, Kevin Lustig; man hiking, Ando Shah

Kevin Lustig and Ando Shah have been awarded the 2022–23 Quigley/Heffernan Family Environmental Fellowship.

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Apparently, the people has spoken, and they want former President Donald Trump back on Twitter. However, Hany Farid believes that this would be the worst time for him to return to the social media platform. 

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Alex Hanna discusses how social media impacts our democracy; how Twitter has affected past U.S. elections; and how Musk’s most recent changes to the platform could affect the flow of disinformation moving forward.

photo of Richmond Wong, smiling, on the UC Berkeley campus near Sather Gate

Richmond Wong, Ph.D. ’20, shares how period-tracking apps share users’ data.

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