About my dissertation…

My dissertation research, which I successfully defended a couple weeks ago, focused on the question of semantic interoperability among sociotechnical systems—how a meaningful exchange of information can be accomplished across human cultural and technological boundaries using tags in folksonomies. Folksonomies reflect the cognitive schemas of dominant cultures when they are aggregated. The minority cultural voices […]


On Friday last week I defended my dissertation. It was a really good experience. The discussion was enjoyable, the comments and critiques were valuable and helpful. I have an awesome committee! So I am now a PhD!