Research Expertise and Interest
computer-mediated communication, social and cultural studies, technology for developing regions, user experience research
Jenna Burrell is a professor in the School of Information. She is the Interim Director of Research at Data & Society. Her research focuses on how historically and systematically excluded communities adapt digital technologies to meet their needs and to pursue their goals and ideals. She is working on a book about rural communities that host critical Internet infrastructure such as fiber optic cables and data centers.