Adrienne Massanari, Assistant Professor
Professor Massanari's research interests include the social and cultural impacts of new media, information architecture and user-centered design, crowdsourcing, youth culture, gaming, and digital ethics. Massanari’s work has appeared in New Media & Society, First Monday, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, and Journal of Information Technology & Politics. Prior to joining UIC, she was at Loyola University Chicago and served as the Director for the School of Communication’s Center for Digital Ethics and Policy. She also has more than 10 years experience as a user researcher, information architect, usability specialist, and consultant in both corporate and educational settings.