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The Communication and Technology (CAT) Division brings together scholars who research about the roles played by information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the processes of human communication. CAT seeks to enhance theory and methodology pertaining to adoption, usage, message content, communication networks, effects, and policy of ICTs. Areas of research include new media, social media, human-computer interaction, computer-mediated communication, mobile communication, “big data,” crowdsourcing, and other technologically mediated social interaction and networking in all contexts (personal, friends, family, groups, organizations, business, healthcare, collective action, politics, government, education, society, culture, intercultural) and at all levels of analyses.

  • Lee Humphreys Chair

    Cornell University
    483 Mann
    Ithaca NY  14853
    Ph. 6072552599

  • Nicole Ellison Vice Chair

    School of Information
    University of Michigan
    3443 North Quad
    Ann Arbor MI  48109-1285
    Ph. 5172818514

  • Katy Pearce Secretary

    U of Washington
    Seattle WA  98103
    Ph. 2065432660



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