Sherry Turkle





Affiliation(s):


  • MIT

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  • Author and Professor

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  • ISEA1997

    A professor of the sociology of science at MIT, Sherry Turkle explores the forces shaping our lives on the verge of a new century, most significantly the effects of technology on our society, business, education system and private lives. A licensed clinical psychologist, Turkle has written several books, including The Second Self – Computers and the Human Spirit, Psychoanalytic Politics, and her newest book, Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet. Her work has been written about in both academic and popu­lar publications, including Wired, Technology Review, Time, Newsweek, US News and World Report, and others. She has appeared on many radio and television programs, includ­ing Nightline, The Today Show and 20-20. Turkle has pur­sued her work with support from the National Science Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation.She has been awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundations. She holds a joint Ph.D. in Personality Psychology and Sociology from Harvard University.


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  • US


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