Megan Finn

Visiting Scholar

Associate Professor, University of Washington's Information School

CSTMS Research Unit: Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies, CSTMS
Affiliation period: September 2022 - June 2023
Degrees PhD :: UC Berkeley, School of Information (2012)
MIMS :: UC Berkeley, School of Information (2005)
BS :: University of Michigan (2000)

Research Areas

Disaster studies, history of disasters, history of information, information infrastructures, computing research ethics, technology policy

I am an associate professor at the University of Washington’s Information School in Seattle where I teach courses in data policy, information ethics, and infrastructure studies. Much of my research has used historical and ethnographic approaches to study information infrastructures for publics in crisis. I wrote Documenting Aftermath: Information Infrastructures in the Wake of Disasters (MIT Press).

last updated: October 5th, 2022