John Bennett is the Archuleta Professor of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Colorado. He served as the ATLAS Institute director from 2007-2013 and prior to that was associate dean for education in the CU College of Engineering and Applied Science. He was co-founder and president of Pacific Mountain Research of Seattle, which provided hardware and software engineering services to startup technology companies.
BSEE, MEE, Rice University; MS, PhD, University of Washington
Jill Dupre is the acting director of the ATLAS Institute. Her research includes alternative dispute resolution and the use of mediation to resolve disputes in interdisciplinary fields; information privacy; data lifecycles; Internet sociology; transmedia storytelling; leadership; and innovation.
JD, University of Colorado School of Law; BS Finance and International Studies, Indiana University.
Clayton Lewis is a professor of Computer Science at the University of Colorado, where he has been based since 1984. He also is a member of the ATLAS Board of Directors. His research includes user interface design; human-computer interaction; cognitive architectures; design of programming languages; end-user programming; computer supported negotiation; and computer modeling in elementary science. Prior to joining the University of Colorado, Lewis was manager of Human Factors at IBM's Watson Research Center.
AB, Princeton University; MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; PhD, University of Michigan
Leysia Palen is an associate professor of Computer Science at the University of Colorado and a faculty fellow with the ATLAS Institute, and the Institute of Cognitive Science. She is the director of the Connectivity Lab and principal investigator on the NSF Funded Project EPIC: Empowering the Public with Information in Crisis. Her training and interests are socio-technical, with a focus on ethnographic studies of coordination and practice that inform technology design, implementation, and policy. She also has worked in the areas of aviation, digital privacy behaviors, personal information management, mobile technology diffusion, technology and family, health care and cultural heritage.
BS, University of California, San Diego; MS, PhD, University of California, Irvine
Revi Sterling is the founder and faculty director of the ICTD (Information and Communication Technology for Development ) master's degree program at the ATLAS Institute. She was the first graduate of the ATLAS interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Technology, Media and Society. Sterling is active in several international technology and development initiatives, including her own research on technology and empowerment in Africa, India and South America. She serves on the UN-GAID High Level Panel of Advisers and provides community readiness, gender mainstreaming and sustainable development consulting for NGOs, foundations and corporations. Prior to coming to CU, she worked at Microsoft for 10 years, strengthening the academic pipeline of technical women.
BA, University of Montana/Carnegie Mellon University; PhD, ATLAS Institute, University of Colorado
Michael Theodore is director of the ATLAS Center for Media, Arts and Performance and is an associate professor of Music Composition and Technology at the University of Colorado. He teaches music composition and technology, and interactive media. Theodore also creates large scale sound/art installations, and has created a number of touring performances with performance artist Michelle Ellsworth, who is the associate director of the ATLAS Center for Media, Arts and Performance and also is an assistant professor of theatre and dance at CU.
BA, Amherst College; MM, Yale School of Music, MM; PhD, University of California, San Diego.
Mark Amerika, Art and Art History
Ken Anderson, Computer Science
John Bennett, ATLAS / Computer Science
Anne Bliss, Writing and Rhetoric
Dan Boord, Film Studies
Andrew Calabrese, Journalism and Mass Communication
Bud Coleman, Theater and Dance
Beth Dusinberre, Classics
Margaret Eisenhart, Education
Michele Ellsworth, Theatre and Dance
Lori Emerson, English
Noah Finkelstein, Physics
Gerhard Fischer, Computer Science
Maw Der Foo, Leeds School of Business
Rob Guralnick, Museum / Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
David Hekman, Leeds School of Business
John Hutchinson, Chemistry (Rice University)
Michele Jackson, Communication
Elizabeth Jessup, Computer Science
Kai Larsen, Business
Merrill Lessley, Theater and Dance
Clayton Lewis, Computer Science
Bella Mody, Journalism and Mass Communication
Ramiro Montealegre, Business
Meg Moritz, Journalism and Mass Communication
Paul Ohm, Law
Leysia Palen, Computer Science
Janice Peck, Journalism and Mass Communication
Scott Peppet, Law
Steve Pollock, Physics
Douglas Sicker, Computer Science
Diane Sieber, Herbst Humanities (Engineering)
Bryan Taylor, Communication
Michael Theodore, Music
Kathleen Tierney, Sociology
Jill Van Matre, ATLAS
Phil Weiser, Law/Interdisciplinary Telecommunications
Mark Winokur, English
Updated December 2013