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Scott MacLeod

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Science Division
Chatham University
scott @ scottmacleod . co

Scott MacLeod is a lecturer in the science division at Chatham College. His research focuses on the Internet, particularly on the social life of information and the way people shape and are shaped by information technologies. He teaches courses in Society and Information Technology--vis-à-vis long-time Berkeley Professor Manuel Castells' work on the Network Society--as well as sociology and anthropology, especially relating to (information) technology. He's especially interested in developing theoretical approaches to the social study of information technology. He recently published (2006) "Digital Spatial Representations: New Communication Processes and 'Middle Eastern' UNESCO World Heritage Sites Online" in 'Tourism in the Middle East: Continuity, Change and Transformation.'