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University of Michigan School of Information

Mark Ackerman

Mark Ackerman

George Herbert Mead Collegiate Professor of Human-Computer Interaction, Professor of Information, School of Information, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering and Professor of Learning Health Sciences, Medical School Email: Phone: 734/764-2476
Office: School of Information/3388 North Quad Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: Yes Research website Personal website


Areas of interest

Computer-supported cooperative work, human-computer interaction, social computing. See for my current research projects.


BA, University of Chicago (History in the Social Sciences)  

MS, Ohio State (Computer Science) 

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Information Technologies) 


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Ackerman: Can HCI help build a democratic internet?

Mark Ackerman talks to Connected World about how HCI could help build a democratic internet for all. 

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UMSI at CSCW 2021
UMSI researchers to present award-winning research at 2021 CSCW

UMSI faculty and students are presenting nearly thirty papers at the 2021 ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW).

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