Phoebe Sengers, Cornell University

Associate Professor Ithaca, New York pjs54@cornell.edu Office: (607) 255-6554

Bio/Research

Professor Phoebe Sengers integrates IT design with analysis of the cultural and historical context of technology, particularly in the context of North American consumer culture. A major component of her current work is a long-term design-ethnographic and -historical study of sociotechnological ch...

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Bio/Research

Professor Phoebe Sengers integrates IT design with analysis of the cultural and historical context of technology, particularly in the context of North American consumer culture. A major component of her current work is a long-term design-ethnographic and -historical study of sociotechnological change in the small, traditional fishing community of Change Islands, Newfoundland. Professor Sengers is the Cornell PI for the Intel Science & Technology Center for Social Computing. She has received several major NSF grants, including an NSF CAREER award for using cultural theory to inform the design of domestic technology, and has been a Faculty Fellow in the Cornell Society for the Humanities. Professor Sengers is cross-appointed with Information Science, in the field of Computer Science, and is affiliated with Visual Studies and Art.

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