CNS Executive Committee

  • CNS Person
    Professor of Anthropology; Director, NSF Center for Nanotechnology in Society; Group leader, NSF/EPA UC Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology
    UCSB
    Barbara Herr Harthorn, Principal Investigator and Director of the CNS, is also Professor of  Anthropology, and affiliated faculty in Feminist Studies...
  • Rich Appelbaum
    Professor, Sociology and Global & International Studies; MacArthur Chair
    UCSB
    Richard P. Appelbaum is Professor of Sociology and Global & International Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is currently a...
  • Bruce Bimber
    Professor, Political Science and Communication; Director Emeritus of the Center for Information Technology and Society
    UCSB
    Bruce Bimber is Director Emeritus of the Center for Information Technology and Society and Professor in the departments of Political Science and...
  • Craig Hawker
    Director, Materials Research Laboratory; Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Materials
    UCSB
    Craig J. Hawker, Ph.D. is currently Director of the Materials Research Laboratory and a Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Materials at UCSB. ...
  • Trish Holden
    Professor, Environmental Microbiology, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
    UCSB
    Patricia (Trish) Holden ‘s background is in civil/environmental engineering (BS, MS, MEng) and soil microbiology (PhD). Her research cross-cuts...
  • Patrick McCray
    Professor, History
    UCSB
    Patrick McCray is a professor in the UCSB Department of History where he researches and teaches about post-1945 and contemporary science and technology....
  • Miriam Metzger
    Professor, Communication
    UCSB
    Professor Metzger received her Ph.D. from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California in 1997. After serving as a...
  • CNS Person
    Professor, Film and Media Studies; Director, Center for Information Technology and Society
    UCSB
    Dr. Lisa Parks is a Professor and former Department Chair of Film and Media Studies at UC Santa Barbara, and an affiliate of the Department of Feminist...