September 27: What is TASCHA? An introduction to our research and people

TASCHA Talk: Chris Coward

September 27, 2012

To kick off the new academic year, this session was an introduction and overview of the Technology & Social Change Group and the US Impact Study. We covered the fields we operate in, our mission, research projects, and other activities, and we introduced our audience to the fabulous researchers, program staff, and students who work here. 

About the presenter

Chris Coward is the co-founder, Principal Research Scientist, and Director of the Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA) at the University of Washington Information School. Under his leadership, TASCHA has grown in size and scope over the last decade, encompassing research in 50 countries. Chris specializes in designing research programs that improve policy and practice, typically by working with organizations at the forefront of implementing technology programs for social and economic development.  Chris holds a Master of Public Administration degree and a Master of Arts in International Studies degree, both from the University of Washington.

TASCHA Talks are periodic sessions to share, discuss, and advance new ideas around topics related to technology and social change. Talks are open to faculty, researchers, and students.