Principal Investigator

Charlotte P. Lee

Director, Computer Supported Collaboration Laboratory
Associate Professor, Human Centered Design & Engineering
Adjunct Associate Professor, Information School
cplee – at – uw dot edu
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Charlotte P. Lee
Dr. Lee has a B.A. in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley, an M.A. in Sociology from San Jose State University and a Ph.D in Information Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Lee’s research is in the fields of Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), Social Informatics, Design Studies, and Science and Technology Studies. Her work focuses on empirically describing and theorizing the informational practices, artifacts, and collaborative structures of communities of practice working towards a shared goal: collaborative design. Her paper entitled the “Human Infrastructure of Cyberinfrastructure” was nominated for the Best Paper Award at the ACM’s Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work. Dr. Lee is the principle investigator of three NSF-funded projects studying aspects of collaboration in the development of cyberinfrastructure including a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for “junior faculty who exemplify the role of outstanding teacher-scholars” awarded in 2010. She is also on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Computer Supported Cooperative Work.