Eric P. S. Baumer is Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Lehigh University. His research examines human interactions with algorithmic systems in the context of social computing.

Prof. Baumer’s work has been supported by such sources as the National Science Foundation, including an NSF CAREER grant. His research has been published in numerous conferences and journals, including the ACM CHI Conference, the ACM CSCW Conference, Social Media + Society, First Monday, and the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST).

Prof. Baumer holds an MS and PhD in Information and Computer Sciences from the University of California, Irvine, a BS in Computer Science with a minor in Music from the University of Central Florida, and held a post-doctoral research position at Cornell University.

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Eric P. S. Baumer
Associate Professor
(610) 758-4719
Room 235, Building C
113 Research Drive
Mountaintop Campus
Bethlehem, PA 18015


Ph.D., Information and Computer Sciences, University of California, Irvine, 2009
M.S., Information and Computer Sciences, University of California, Irvine, 2006
B.S., Computer Science (Major) and Music (Minor), University of Central Florida, 2004

Areas of Research

Human-Computer Interaction, Social Informatics, Technology Resistance and Non-use, Natural Language Processing, Mixed Methods