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Philip E. Agre
UCLA
E-mail: pagre@ucla.edu
Web site(s): http://dlis.gseis.ucla.edu/pagre/

Philip E. Agre is an associate professor of information studies at UCLA. He received his PhD in computer science from MIT in 1989, having conducted dissertation research in the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory on computational models of improvised activities. He taught at the University of Chicago, the University of Sussex, and UC San Diego before arriving at UCLA in 1998. He is the author of "Computation and Human Experience" (Cambridge University Press, 1997), and the coeditor of "Technology and Privacy: The New Landscape" (with Marc Rotenberg, MIT Press, 1997), "Reinventing Technology, Rediscovering Community: Critical Studies in Computing as a Social Practice" (with Douglas Schuler, Ablex, 1997), and "Computational Theories of Interaction and Agency" (with Stanley J. Rosenschein, MIT Press, 1996). In addition, he edits an Internet mailing list called the Red Rock Eater News Service that distributes useful information on the social and political aspects of networking and computing to 4000 people in 60 countries.


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