aschrock [at] usc [dot] edu
Andrew Schrock is a Ph.D. student at the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism at the University of Southern California. His research focuses on mobile technologies, online/offline collectives, and histories of online communication, particularly trajectories related to “cloud computing” and HTML5. Specific current projects include research on "hackerspaces” and privacy considerations in the adoption of geo-locative services on mobile devices. He is a current member of Henry Jenkins’ Civic Paths group, part of Anne Balsamo’s Public Interactives Research Team (PIRT), and a fellow at the Innovation Lab. Prior to his time at Annenberg, he was Assistant Director at the Annenberg Program on Online Communities and a research assistant to danah boyd at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society. Prior professional experience also includes software engineering, product development and freelance journalism. He received a B.A. with honors from Brandeis University, majoring in computer science and fine art, and an M.A. in communication from the University of Central Florida. He has led classes on software development, communication theory, and digital media since 2006 at several universities. Please see Andrew's website
for a detailed list of publications and open courseware.