Susan Fussell, PhD, Associate Professor, Cornell University
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Susan R. Fussell is a Professor at Cornell University, holding joint appointments in the Department of Communication and in the Department of Information Science. She also serves as the Director of Graduate Studies for the Department of Communication. From September 2010 to August 2012, she served as a Program Officer in the Human-Centered Computing cluster (now Cyber-Human Systems) in the Division of Information and Intelligent Systems (CISE/IIS) at the National Science Foundation.

Dr. Fussell holds a Ph.D. in Social and Cognitive Psychology from Columbia University where she worked with Robert Krauss, and a B.S. degree in Psychology & Sociology from Tufts University. She was a NIMH post-doctoral fellow at Princeton University, where she worked with Sam Glucksberg on social dimensions of figurative language use. Prior to joining Cornell ’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute.

Dr. Fussell's primary interests lie in the areas of computer-supported cooperative work and computer-mediated communication. Her current projects focus on the effects of culture and native language on computer-mediated communication, collaboration among intelligence analysts, tools to motivate people to reduce their energy usage, human-robot interaction, and tools to promote conversation among unacquainted individuals.

Dr. Fussell has published several books and numerous articles in the areas of social psychology, computer-supposed cooperative work, human-computer interaction, human-robot interaction, and related disciplines. View her Google Scholar profile for more details.




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