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Andrea Forte

Social Computing & Urban Informatics

Andrea Forte

Assistant professor in the College of Computing and Informatics


B.A. Foreign Language and Literature (German), Western Michigan University
B.A. Philosophy, Western Michigan University
MLIS Library and Information Science, University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D. Human-Centered Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology


Forte is interested in understanding new forms of information production and sharing that are made possible by participatory media. Her work addresses questions that span human-computer interaction, computer-supported cooperative work, online communities, and learning sciences. She teaches in the areas of social computing and HCI. Dr. Forte’s professional experience includes human-computer interaction design and managing special library collections.