- Christian (Instructor)
Professor Christian Sandvig
Office: 5385 North Quad
My mailbox is in the Communication Studies 5th floor mailbox room (5334 North Quad)
Office Hours: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tuesdays and by appointment
Office Telephone: (734) 763-0861
Christian first started programming on the IBM System/34 in the programming language RPGII. He is a Professor and teaches in both the School of Information and in Communication Studies. He previously spent time as a visiting researcher, consultant, or employee at Microsoft, Intel, MCI, MIT, Oxford, and Harvard. He has worked in software engineering for a search engine start-up company, a Fortune 500 company, and a regional government. Sandvig's reseach about the future of the Internet and social media has appeared in/on The Economist, The New York Times, Wired, and National Public Radio. He has personally met Grumpy Cat.
- Sangseok (Graduate Student Instructor)
Office: 4438 North Quad
Office Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Thursdays and by appointment
Sangseok is a fifth-year PhD candidate at School of Information. His dissertation research investigates how teams work with robots and what the social dynamics in these teams look like. In college, he majored in mass communication and journalism and Human-Computer Interaction. He is also avidly curious about the underlying mechanisms and the effects of social feeds. For his undergraduate thesis, he wrote about the gatekeeping effects of interactive news feeds by a large internet portal in Korea. He likes video games and kills time watching videos in Twitch.
"I think everybody should be a
machine. I think everybody should like everybody."
--Andy Warhol, artist
Photo credits: midorisyu, wikimedia.