14 Facts About Amy Bruckman


Amy Susan Bruckman was born on 1965 and is a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology affiliated with the School of Interactive Computing and the GVU Center.

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Amy Bruckman's is best known for her pioneering research in the fields of online communities and the learning sciences.

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Amy Bruckman's attended the Horace Mann School, an Ivy Preparatory School in New York City, graduating in 1983.

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Amy Bruckman's received a master's degree in 1991 from the Interactive Cinema Group at the MIT Media Lab, where she was advised by Glorianna Davenport.

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The community, managed chiefly by Amy Bruckman, developed a significant following for its time, eventually closing down seven years later.

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Amy Bruckman's founded the Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Computing program at Georgia Tech in 1998, modeling it after MIT's UROP.

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In 1999, Amy Bruckman's research was supported by a prestigious grant awarded by the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development program.

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In 2003, Amy Bruckman received tenure and was promoted to the position of associate professor.

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Amy Bruckman's was the interim chair of the School of Interactive Computing from July 2017 until December.

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Amy Bruckman currently directs the ELC Lab, the UROC program, and the Web Science initiative at Georgia Tech.

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Amy Bruckman's has published dozens of scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals and has given invited presentations at high-profile academic conferences such as ICLS and CHI.

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Amy Bruckman has taken on many leadership roles in service to her professional community, notably for the ACM Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing conference.

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Amy Bruckman's was the General Co-chair for the 2013 conference and subsequently served as Chair of the CSCW Steering Committee.

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Amy Bruckman's was elected as an ACM Fellow in 2018 for "contributions to collaborative computing and foundational work in Internet research ethics".

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