“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” - Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night

Betsy James DiSalvo

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In my high school graduation speech, I quoted Vonnegut...I surprisingly still find it resignates. 

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I am an Associate Professor in the School of Interactive and founder of the Culture and Technology Lab (CAT Lab). My research engages in the study of informal learning and the impact of culture on technology use and production. I am also the Director for the Human-Centered Computing Ph.D.  program and the area lead for Cognition and Learn specializations. DiSalvo has taught courses on the design of educational technology, community engagement, ethical computing, and qualitative methods. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Health Institute, ACT, Intel, PwC, and specific educational outreach efforts are supported by Georgia Tech College of Computing and the Constellations Center.