Christine L. Borgman is Professor and Presidential Chair in Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is a co-principal investigator for the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS) and for the Alexandria Digital Earth Prototype (ADEPT) project, both funded by the National Science Foundation. She is the author of more than 150 publications in the fields of information studies, computer science, and communication. Her book, From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure: Access to Information in a Networked World (MIT Press, 2000), won the Best Information Science book of the year award from the American Society for Information Science and Technology.
Her professional activities include membership on the Study Committee on Internet Navigation and the Domain Name System (Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Academies), the Advisory Board to the Electronic Privacy Information Center, and the Association for Computing Machinery Public Policy Committee. She is Chair of Section T, Information, Computing, and Communication, of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and is a Fellow of the AAAS.
Professor Borgman’s sabbatical research project at the OII addressed E-Science, Digital Libraries, and Knowledge Communities.