The University of North Carolina Scholarly Communications Working Group

January 2012 Topic

December 20th, 2011 · No Comments
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Creating an Open Scholarly Commons: New Technologies, Old Threats

Davis Library Rm 214, Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Zeynep Tufekci, Assistant Professor, UNC-SILS

Zeynep Tufekci joined the faculty at UNC in  Fall 2011. She is an assistant professor at the School of Information and Library Science with an affiliate appointment in the Department of Sociology.  Previously she was an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.  Additionally she is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University in 2011-2012. Her research interests include the social impacts of technology, collective action and social movements, privacy and surveillance, inequality, research methods and complex systems. She blogs at http://www.technosociology.org.

*Note that we’ll be back to meeting on Wednesdays this spring.