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Gerald  Santoro

Gerald Santoro

  • Senior Lecturer
  • Assistant Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, College of the Liberal Arts
301 J Information Sciences and Technology Building
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 863-7896


  1. Ph.D., Communication and Information Science The Pennsylvania State University
  2. M.S., Information Science University of Pittsburgh
  3. B.S., Business Administration/Economics The Pennsylvania State University


Dr. Santoro was the recipient of the EDUCOM Joe Wyatt Challenge Award in 1991 for innovative use of computers in the university curriculum. He also earned the Catherine Ofeish Orner Award at the University of Pittsburgh in 1983 for excellence in information science research. He is the past chairperson of the Human Information Technologies interest group of the Eastern Communication Association. He is an associate editor for Critical Studies in Mass Communication and a contributing editor for IPCT: Interpersonal Computing and Technology, an on-line journal. In addition, he has developed numerous publications and conference presentations dealing with computer-mediated communications and instructional applications of client/server technology.

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