Dr. Geri Gay
Chair of Communication, Cornell University
Dr. Geri Gay is the Kenneth J. Bissett Professor and Chair of Communication at Cornell University and a Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow. She is also a member of the Faculty of Computer and Information Science and the director of the Human Computer Interaction Lab at Cornell University. She is co-directing the Institute of Social Sciences theme project on social networks and networking. Her research focuses on social and technical issues in the design of interactive communication technologies. Specifically, she is interested in social navigation, affective computing, social networking, mobile computing, and design theory. She receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), NASA, Microsoft, Google, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
About Cornell University
The Department of Communication at Cornell University is the focal point at which the principles of basic communication converge and coexist with media, science, and technology. The specific topics we address are as diverse as the faculty and student population who explore these areas in their research projects and courses.