Digital Technology and Disruptive Change
Professor Mary Chayko
HC E128 College Ave Campus
Will NOT Count Towards SC&I MAJOR
Will Count Towards SC&I MINOR
This course explores whether and how emerging digital technologies - such as social, mobile, wearable media; virtual worlds and games; sensor-laden devices and environments; robotics; drones; implantable chips; artificial intelligence - contribute to disruptive changes in relationships, organizations, societies, and selves.
About Professor Chayko
Mary Chayko is a sociologist of communication technology. She directs the Digital Communication, Information, and Media (DCIM) and Gender and Media minors at SC&I. She chairs the Social Media and Society cluster at SC&I and is the author of several books on the impact of digital technology on society, community, and self. Chayko is also affiliate faculty for the SC&I Ph.D. program, the Rutgers Sociology Department, and the Rutgers Women's and Gender Studies Department.