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Semaan, Bryan

Associate Professor


Research Areas research areas



  • Resilience, Race and Technology, Decolonial Computing, Postcolonial Computing, Marginalization, Human-Computer Interaction, HCI, Computer Supported Cooperative Work, CSCW, Social Computing, Science and Technology Studies, STS, Design, Identity, Digital Identity, sociotechnical systems


courses taught

  • INFO 4871 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2022
    Special topics.
  • INFO 5871 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2022
    Topics will vary by semester.
  • INFO 6201 - Interdisciplinary Ways of Knowing
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2022
    Introduces principles of research design and surveys the breadth of research methods appropriated by the field of information science. Students will explore the diversity of epistemological orientations that make up the field, that influence the types of often mixed research methods applied and that shape the kinds of questions that are and are not explored.
  • INFO 6500 - Information Science Seminar
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2022
    Enculturates graduate students in the discipline of Information Science through weekly seminar series that hosts guest speakers, internal faculty and graduate speakers and other community building and professional development activities. May be repeated up to 8 credit hours.


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