Santa Clara University

Sociology department

Kyle Eischen

Academic Year Lecturer in Sociology
Office: O'Connor Hall 307
Phone: 408/554-4509

His research centers on the interaction of work, technology and organization, with a particular focus on the globalization of services, the social impact of information technology, and regional economic development. He is also a continuing Research Associate at the Center for Global, International & Regional Studies (CGIRS) at UC Santa Cruz.  Past work includes: "People, Places and Practices: The Evolution of the IT Services Industry in India" (Comercio Exterior, 2005); "Opening the 'Black Box' of Software: The Micro-foundations of Informational Technologies, Practices and Environments" (Information, Communication & Society, 2003); "Andhra Pradesh: Lessons for Global Software Development" (Computer, 2003); and "Software: An Outsider's View" (Computer, 2002).

He teaches sociology courses in business, technology and society, and also serves on the steering committee for the Center for Science, Technology and Society.  


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