Sarah N. Gatson, Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology, Texas A&M University (http://sociweb.tamu.edu/faculty/gatson/) – online research communities and new developments in qualitative (ethnographic) research methods (Project summary of grant submitted to NSF, August 15, 2007).
Relevant Website: http://ebat.tamu.edu (see especially http://ebat.tamu.edu/home/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=26&I...)
Andrea Tapia, Assistant Professor, College of Information Sciences & Technology; Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Labor Studies and Industrial Relations, Pennsylvania State University – Gaming for Girls project (please see http://atapia.ist.psu.edu/?page_id=12 for other research projects)
Keith Hampton, Assistant Professor, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. The Social Life of Wireless Urban Spaces and connected Netville projects (http://mysocialnetwork.net/)
Anabel Quan-Haase, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Information and Media Studies & Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario.
James Witte, Professor, Dept. of Sociology, Clemson University. PI of the NSF-funded Animated Work Environment Project (http://people.clemson.edu/~jwitte/)
Jennifer S. Earl , Associate Professor, Department of Sociology & Director, Center for Information Technology and Society, University of California-Santa Barbara. (http://www.soc.ucsb.edu/faculty/earl/)
Kathryn B. Ward, Professor, Sociology & Women's Studies, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale