Hampton Receives American Sociological Association Career Achievement Award
Keith Hampton, Ph.D. has been selected as this year’s recipient of the William F. Ogburn Career Achievement Award for his outstanding contributions in the area of Communication, Information Technologies and Media Sociology (CITAMS). His years of research explore how social media and digital technologies influence society and the way people interact with one another.
Hampton is a professor in the Department of Media & Information where he studies and teaches the relationship between digital technologies, inequality, social networks, democratic engagement, and the urban environment. Hampton also serves as director for academic research at the Quello Center and is an affiliate faculty member with the Department of Sociology and the Canadian Studies Center. He received his Doctorate in Sociology from the University of Toronto and previously held an endowed Professorship in Communication and Public Policy at Rutgers and was an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
To read more about Keith and his contributions to the field, visit the Communication Arts and Sciences website.