“Social Impacts of Technology in the 21st Century”

Dr. Elizabeth Keating
Director, Science, Technology & Society (STS) Program, University of Texas at Austin

Wednesday, October 4, 2006

Dr. Keating is the Director of the Science, Technology & Society (STS) program and is a professor of Anthropology at The University of Texas at Austin.

Because of Dr. Keatings’ research interests she created the STS program. The program is an interdisciplinary concentration in the College of Liberal Arts and explores the social impacts of rapid scientific and technological change.

Key STS areas include: Nanotechnology, Gaming, Mobile Technologies, Collaborative work and work-life, Education, Bio-health and Computer-mediated communication.

Well-known University of Texas at Austin professor talks about the social impacts of rapid scientific and technological change in the 21st Century. Key areas include: gaming, mobile technologies, nanotechnology, collaborative work and work-life, education, bio-health and computer-mediated communication.