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I am delighted to report the two winners of the International
Communication Association's bi-annual best dissertation award in
communication technology:

Pablo Boczkowski. "Affording Flexibility: Transforming Information
Practices in Online Newspapers" (Cornell University, Department of Science
and Technology Studies, 2001; Advisor: Trevor Pinch). Now Assistant
Professor at the Sloan School of Business, MIT.

Kith Hampton. 2001. "Living the Wired Life in the Wired Suburb:
Netville, Glocalization and Civic Society." Doctoral dissertation.
Department of Sociology, University of Toronto. (Advisor: Barry Wellman).
Now Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and Technology, MIT.


  Barry Wellman         Professor of Sociology        NetLab Director
  wellman at

  Centre for Urban & Community Studies          University of Toronto
  455 Spadina Avenue    Toronto Canada M5S 2G8    fax:+1-416-978-7162

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