Cassidy R. Sugimoto

Tom and Marie Patton School Chair, Professor

Member Of:
  • School of Public Policy
Office Location:
DM Smith 107B
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Overview

Dr. Cassidy R. Sugimoto is Professor and Tom and Marie Patton School Chair in the School of Public Policy at Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research examines the formal and informal ways in which knowledge is produced, disseminated, consumed, and supported, with an emphasis on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Sugimoto was a professor of Informatics in the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University Bloomington from 2010-2021 and served as the Program Director for the Science of Science and Innovation Policy program at the National Science Foundation from 2018-2020. She has received the Indiana University Trustees Teaching award (2014), a national service award from the Association for Information Science and Technology (2009), and a Bicentennial Award for service from Indiana University (2020). She holds a bachelor’s in Music Performance, a master’s in Library Science, and a doctoral degree in Information and Library Science all from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Education:
  • Ph.D., Information and Library Science. School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • M.S., Library Science. School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • B.Mus., Music Performance. Music Department, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Awards and
Distinctions:
  • Bicentennial Award for service from Indiana University (2020)
  • Committee on Institutional Cooperation Academic Leadership Program Fellow (2014-2015)
  • Indiana University Trustees Excellence in Teaching Award (April 2014)
  • James M. Cretsos Leadership Award, ASIS&T (November 2009)
  • UNC-Chapel Hill Concerto Competition Winner (November 2002)

Interests

Research Fields:
  • Education Policy
  • Ethics and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • History of Technology/Engineering and Society
  • Policy Analysis
  • S&E Organizations, Education, Careers and Workforce
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy
  • U.S. Society and Politics/Policy Perspectives
Issues:
  • Gender
  • Education Policy
  • Evaluation
  • Inequality, Inequity, and Social Justice
  • Science and Engineering Workforces
  • Science and Technology

Recent Publications

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Journal Articles