Robert Kraut, PhD
Dr. Kraut has broad interests in the design and social impact of computing and has conducted empirical research on office automation and employment quality, technology and home-based employment, the communication needs of collaborating scientists, the design of information technology for small-group intellectual work, and the impact of national information networks on organizations and families.
- Herbert A. Simon Professor of Human-Computer Interaction, Carnegie Mellon University
- PhD, 1973, Yale University, Social Psychology
- Butler, B., Sproull, L., Kiesler, S., & Kraut, R. (in press). Community effort in online groups: Who does the work and why? In S. Weisband, & L. Atwater (Eds.), Leadership at a distance. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.
- Espinosa, A., Lerch, J., & Kraut, R. (2004). Explicit vs. implicit coordination mechanisms and task dependencies: One size does not fit all. In E. Salas, S. M. Fiore, & J. A. Cannon-Bowers (Eds.), Team cognition: Process and performance at the inter- and intra-individual level (pp. 107-130). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
- Kraut, R., & Kiesler, S. (2003). The social impact of Internet use. Psychological Science Agenda, 16(3), 8-10.
- Frohlich, D. M., & Kraut, R. (2003). The social context of home computing. In R. Harper (Ed.), Inside the Smart Home (pp. 127-162). London: Springer-Verlag.
- Kraut, R. (2003). Applying social psychological theory to the problems of group work. In J. M. Carroll (Ed.), HCI models, theories and frameworks: Toward a multidisciplinary science (pp. 325-356). New York: Morgan Kaufman.