Bio

Eric P. S. Baumer is Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Lehigh University. His research examines human interactions with AI and machine learning algorithms in the context of social computing systems. He has worked in application domains ranging from analysis of political framing, to understanding technology resistance, to the algorithmic aspects of privacy. Prof. Baumer’s work has been supported by such sources as the NSF, including an NSF CAREER award. His research has been published in various conferences and journals, including the ACM CHI Conference, Social Media + Society, First Monday, the ACM CSCW Conference, the Journal of Information Technology and Politics, and Environmental Communication. He holds an MS and PhD in Information and Computer Sciences from the University of California, Irvine, a BS in Computer Science with a minor in Music from the University of Central Florida, and held a post-doctoral research position at Cornell University. He is also an aging ultimate frisbee player, an aspiring rock climber, and an amateur photographer.