Christine Borgman

Distinguished Professor & Presidential Chair in Information Studies

Christine Borgman is a professor and presidential chair in Information Studies in the UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies. She earned a BA degree in Mathematics from Michigan State University, a Master of Library Science from the University of Pittsburgh and a PhD in Communication from Stanford.

Christine L. Borgman is Distinguished Professor and Presidential Chair in Information Studies at UCLA. Prof. Borgman is the author of more than 200 publications in information studies, computer science, and communication, including three sole-authored monographs. Her newest book, Big Data, Little Data, No Data: Scholarship in the Networked World, was published by MIT Press in 2015. Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure, and the Internet (MIT Press, 2007) and From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure: Access to Information in a Networked World (MIT Press, 2000) each won the Best Information Science Book of the Year award from the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST).

A second area of interest is analytical work on the changing nature of scholarship in an environment of ubiquitous computer networks and digital information.