Richmond Wong

Assistant Professor

Member Of:
  • School of Literature, Media, and Communication
Email Address:
rwong34@gatech.edu
Office Location:
TSRB
Office Hours:
By appointment

Overview

Personal Pronouns:
he/him

Dr. Richmond Wong is an Assistant Professor in Digital Media.

His research focuses on understanding the social values, ethical issues, and work involved in technology production and use. Specifically, he studies how technology professionals  address ethical issues in their work. He also develops design-centered approaches to engage groups that create or are impacted by digital technology, to proactively discuss and consider ethical issues related to technology such as privacy or fairness. Richmond's work utilizes qualitative and design-based methods, drawing from science and technology studies, speculative and critical design, and human-computer interaction. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of California Berkeley School of Information, and a postdoc at the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity.

Education:
  • PhD, Information Management and Systems
  • BA, Information Science
  • BA, Science & Technology Studies
Areas of
Expertise:
  • Design Fiction
  • Design Futuring
  • Design Research
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Privacy
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Science And Technology Studies
  • Speculative Design
  • Technology Ethics
  • Technology Policy
  • Technology Workers
  • Values In Design

Interests

Research Fields:
  • Digital Media
  • Science and Technology Studies