Meet our Team
Jennifer Stromer-Galley is a Professor in the School of Information Studies and Director for the Center for Computational and Data Science. She is an affiliated faculty member with the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies and with the Department of Political Science, and Past President of the Association of Internet Researchers.
Jeff Hemsley is an Assistant Professor at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University and Co-Director of CCDS. He is co-author of the book Going Viral (Polity Press, 2013 and winner of ASIS&T Best Science Books of 2014 Information award and selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2014), which explains what virality is, how it works technologically and socially, and draws out the implications of this process for social change.
Josh Introne is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information Studies, and new faculty as of fall 2019. Josh is passionate about trying to make the world a better place through collective intelligence. His work adopts a sociotechnical perspective, blending techniques and theories from complex adaptive systems, data science, and human computer interaction.
Dr. Acuna received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. During his graduate studies, he was part of the Center for Cognitive Sciences in the Department of Psychology and received a NIH Neuro-physical-computational Sciences (NPCS) Graduate Training Fellowship from the Department of Neuroscience.
Kevin Crowston is a Distinguished Professor of Information Science at the Syracuse University School of Information Studies. He received his A.B. (1984) in Applied Mathematics (Computer Science) from Harvard University and a Ph.D. (1991) in Information Technologies from the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bryan Semaan is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University. Prior to joining the iSchool he was a Postdoc at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he collaborated with Dr. Scott Robertson in the Hawaii Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HI’CHI).
Professor Stephen Wallace is a Professor of Practice at the Syracuse University iSchool. Dr. Wallace is an executive-level practitioner and educator with over 35 years of experience designing, developing and delivering Information Technology solutions in Business and Healthcare based environments. He holds BS in Operations Management from Syracuse University, an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Doctorate in Computing from Pace University.