Photo by Ryan Kim

Photo by Ryan Kim

Dr. Samantha Shorey is an assistant professor at the University of Texas at Austin in the Moody College of Communication. She is a design researcher who studies how narratives about innovation create opportunities or build barriers for women to become innovators. Her research has focused on technology makers who engage in a variety of processes: prototyping with 3D printers, engineering with e-textiles, and manufacturing hardware with woven wires.

Shorey earned her PhD in Communication from the University of Washington, where she was a researcher at the Tactile and Tactical (TAT) Design Lab in the Department of Human Centered Design and Engineering. She earned her Masters in Communication from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

e-mail me: sshorey (at) utexas.edu | tweet me: @samshorey

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