ABOUT

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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