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CIT Roundtables - Session Organizer: Gina Neff (UCSD)

Table 1. News and the Net

Presider: Anne M Holohan (University of Trento)
Privacy and Technology: Newspaper coverage from 1985 to 2003 -- Christena Nippert-Eng (Illinois Institute of Technology); Meghan Carlock (Chicago-Kent College of Law) ; Nicholas Nimchuk (Illinois Institute of Technology); Jay Melican (Microsoft); Nalini P. Kotamraju (University of California-Berkeley); and James C. Witte (Clemson University)
Blogging for Votes: An Examination of the Interaction Between Weblogs and the Electoral Process -- Remy Cross (University of California, Irvine)
Public Service and the Transformations of the Journalistic Field: Local Reporting in US News Media 1890-2000 -- Eric Klinenberg (New York University) and *Monika Christine Krause (New York University)

Table 2. Social Networks and Technological Networks

Presider: Ari B. Goelman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Visualizing the Structural Signature of Social Roles -- Howard T. Welser (University of Washington), Danyel Fisher (University of California), Eric Gleave (University of Washington) and Marc A. Smith (Microsoft Research)
Network Size & Media Selection - Findings from the Pew Social Ties Survey -- Jeffrey Boase (University of Toronto)
Personal Information Management and Personal Network Structure -- Bernard J Hogan (University of Toronto)

Table 3. Social Problems, Inequality, and Technology

Presider: Markus S. Schulz (New York University)
Discussant: James C. Witte (Clemson University)
Computer Anxiety and Reproduction of Inequality -- Zeynep Tufekci (University of Maryland)
Domesticating the Internet: Household Internet Use and the Domestic Division of Labour -- Tracy L.M. Kennedy (University of Toronto)
Longitudinal Effects of Internet Uses on Depression: A Social Resources Approach -- Katherine Bessiere (Carnegie Mellon); Sara Kiesler (Carnegie Mellon); and Robert Kraut

Table 4. Sociological Technology: Research, Teaching and Knowledge Production

Presider: Gustavo S. Mesch (University of Haifa)
A Century of Sociological Computing: Some Highlights -- David D. McFarland (UCLA)
Automating the Assessment of Sociological Reasoning in Essays -- Edward E. Brent (U. of Missouri)
Issues in Internet Research Ethics for Sociologists -- John M. Kennedy (Indiana University)

Table 5. Technology and the Organization of Knowledge Work

Presider: Siobhan Clare O'Mahony (Harvard Business School)
Practices, Processes, and Systems Design: Reformulating ERP System Architecture -- Gary C. David (Bentley College)
Scientific Collaboration Community: Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Computer-Mediated Communication and Productivity -- Shu-Fen Tseng (Yuan-Ze University) and Hsin-i Huang (Yuan-Ze University)
The Influence of Information Technology in the Structure of Health Care Organizations -- Ya-chien Wang (Michigan State University)

Table 6. Youth and Technology Use

Presider: Salvador Rivas (University of Wisconsin)
Internet Access and Use among High School Students in Barbados Internet Access and Use among High School Students in Barbados -- Michele M. Ollivier (University of Ottawa) and Ann B. Denis (University of Ottawa); Eudine Barriteau (University of the West Indies, Barbados); and Anthony Layne (University of the West Indies)
Music, Mavens and Technology -- Steven J Tepper (Vanderbilt University); David Touve (Vanderbilt) and Eszter Hargittai (Northwestern University)
The Social Construction of Internet Use among Parents and Teachers and Its Relation to Teenagers' Digital Literacy -- Esther Brainin (Ruppin Academic Center) and Shirly Bar-Lev (Ruppin Academic Center)
Using Symbolic Interactionism to Delineate the Process Through Which Internet Usage May Impact Well-Being Among College Students -- Shameeka Miasia Bowman; and Shelia R. Cotten (University of Alabama at Birmingham)

Hansel's Pebbles: Theory as Wayfinding in Communication and Information Technology Research Session (Sponsor: CIT)

Session Organizer: Christena Nippert-Eng (Illinois Institute of Technology)
Presider: Mary T. Chayko (College of St. Elizabeth)
Homophily and Quality of Online and Offline Social Relationships among Adolescents -- Gustavo S. Mesch (University of Haifa)
A Theory of Relational Signals in Online Groups -- Uwe Matzat (Eindhoven University of Technology)
The Constitution of Mutual Knowledge on the Internet: A Phenomenological Approach -- Shanyang Zhao (Temple University), Jieming Chen (Texas A&M University-Kingsville)
The Online Layer: How Text Shapes Social Interactions -- Daniel Aron Menchik (University of Chicago), Xiaoli Tian (University of Chicago)

Digital Inequality Session (Sponsor: Internet and Society)

Session Organizer: A. Aneesh (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Presider: Eric Kaldor (SUNY Brockport)
Discussant: Eszter Hargittai (Northwestern University)
Digital Inequality: A Five Country Comparison Using Microdata -- Hiroshi Ono (Stockholm School of Economics), Madeline Zavodny (Agnes Scott College)
Exploring cognitive and occupational explanations for educational differences in home Internet adoption among older adults -- Jeremy Freese (University of Wisconsin)
Exploring the Divide: The Effect of Race/Ethnicity on Computer Ownership in United States, 1984-2003 -- Salvador Rivas (University of Wisconsin)
Using Family Income to Measure the Extent and Persistence of the U.S. Digital Divide -- Steven P. Martin (University of Maryland), John Robinson (University of Maryland)

Social Life and Cyberspace Session (Sponsor: Internet and Society)

Session Organizer: A. Aneesh (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Presider: Barbara L. Ley (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Discussant: A. Aneesh (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Where the Counterculture Met the New Economy: Revisiting the WELL and the Origins of Virtual Community -- Fred Turner (Stanford University)
Infrastructure, Interaction, Information; An Analytical Bridge between Information Technology and Social Action -- Zack Kertcher (University of Chicago)
Explaining the Differential Quality of Online and Off Line Relationships: The Role of Multiplexity and Duration -- Gustavo S. Mesch (University of Haifa)
Internet Use and Social Capital -- Shanyang Zhao (Temple University)

Science, Ingenuity, and Social Order: Research as a Commercial and Administrative Engine (Section on Science, Knowledge & Technology Invited Session)

Session Organizer: Michael Lynch (Cornell University)
Presider: Michael Lynch (Cornell University)
Discussant: Kelly Moore (Brooklyn College)
Modern Engineering Culture and the Co-Production of Science and Governance -- Patrick Eamonn Carroll (University of California Davis)
Administrative Science: The Management of Objectivity and the Objectivity of Management -- Michael Lynch (Cornell University)
Instrumental Communities and the Commercialization of Knowledge -- Cyrus Cawas Maneck Mody (Cornell University)

Science, Knowledge & Technology Roundtables - Session Organizer: Mary C. Ingram (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Table 2. Knowledge Production

Property, Presence, and Practice: Preliminary Research on IT and Instruction in Higher Education Settings -- Jennifer L. Croissant (University of Arizona)
Technology Transfer of Chinese Universities: Forms and Implications -- Wei Hong (University of Illinois at Chicago)
The Epistemology of Esoteric Knowledge -- Martin Laubach (Marshall University)
Science, Media, and Fiction: Tracking Knowledge Production -- Mary C. Ingram (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Table 3. Qualitative Research of Science Organizations

Weather Forecasting in the IFPS Era; Paradigm Shifts, Carpet Bombings and Knobology -- Phaedra Daipha (University of Chicago)
“Night of the Living Geek”: Gender, Technology, and Work in an Activist Setting -- Christina Dunbar-Hester (Cornell University)
An Ethnography of the Socio-Cultural Construction of the Kabbalah as Science, Mysticism, Philosophy, and/or Another System of Wisdom -- J. Barry Gurdin (To Love and to Work: An Agency for Change), Michael Laitman (World Kabbalh Institute)
Contested Environmental Hazards in Corporate Policymaking and Public Disputes -- Elaine Alma Draper (California State University, Los Angeles)

Table 4. Organizations

Engineering the Iron Cage: Technology in Organizations Even Museums -- Fabio Rojas (Indiana University), Nicholas James Rowland (Indiana University)
Social Organization of Work in Biomedical Research Labs: Socio-Historical Dynamics and the Influence of Research Funding -- Annalisa Salonius (McGill University)
The Moral Order of Cyberspace -- John Ellington Godard

Global and Local Determinants of Entrepreneurial Growth in India: Evidence from the Biotechnology Industry, 1980-present -- Deepa Sarah George (Duke University)

Sociology of Technology: Dynamics of Design and Use

Session Organizer: Nina Wakeford (University of Surrey)
Presider: Andrea Hoplight Tapia (Pennsylvania State University)
Discussant: Andrea Hoplight Tapia (Pennsylvania State University)
Attention Management in a World of Pervasive ICTs: Privacy, Power, and Personal Systems for Handling Others' Demands -- Christena Nippert-Eng (Illinois Institute of Technology), Jay Melican (Microsoft), Rachel Hinman (Jump Associates), Ryan Pikkel (Institute of Design, IIT)
Design and Culture: the Symbolic Shaping of Apple Computers -- Hugh Mackay (The Open University)
What's Space Got To Do With It? Information Technology, Physician Autonomy and Space -- Ari B. Goelman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

New Directions in Science, Technology and Globalization. Paper Session. (Section on Science, Knowledge, and Technology (SKAT))

Session Organizer: Gili S. Drori (Stanford University)
Presider: Gili S. Drori (Stanford University)
Globalized Science Ethos, Localized Ethics Training: Policies for Life Scientists in US, Italy, and UK -- Laurel Smith-Doerr (Boston University)
Public Attitudes on Genetic Engineering, Australia 1994-2002 -- Jonathan Kelley (University of Melbourne)
Social Organization of Work in Biomedical Research Labs in Canada: How Research Funding Matters -- Annalisa Salonius (McGill University)
Why Open Source Software Developers Contribute Knowledge: For Commitment or For Rewards? -- Hsin-i Huang (Yuan-Ze University), Yu-Li Hsieh (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Gender, Science, and Technology (co-sponsored with the Section on Science, Knowledge, and Technology). Paper Session.

Session Organizer: Maria Ong (Harvard University and TERC)
Presider: Maria Ong (Harvard University and TERC)
Discussant: Susan Bell (Bowdoin College)

"Ummm...aren't u a girl?": Youth and Social Inequalities in Cyberspace -- Alyssa Richman (Temple University)
A Day in the Life: Inventing Engineers -- Gina-Louise Sciarra (CUNY Graduate Center), Carroll Seron (Baruch College and Graduate Center, CUNY), Susan S. Silbey (Mass. Institute of Technology)
Beyond Breast Cancer, Beyond Women's Health: Disease Kinship Building within U.S. Environmental Breast Cancer Activism -- Barbara L. Ley (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
University-Based Science Centers: A New "Old Boy's" Academic Club? -- Monica Gaughan (Georgia Institute of Technology), Elizabeth Corley (Arizona State University)