Lori Kendall

Lori Kendall

Associate Professor

PhD, Sociology, University of California, Davis

Room 229, 501 E. Daniel St.


Research focus

Personal archiving; online community and identity; social aspects of computing; research methodology; and gender and technology.


Lori Kendall joined the iSchool faculty in 2005. She is an expert in personal archiving, online community and identity, social aspects of computing, research methodology, and gender and technology. Kendall was named the 2010-2011 Centennial Scholar in recognition of her outstanding accomplishments in the field of library and information science.

Kendall earned master’s and doctoral degrees in sociology at the University of California, Davis and an undergraduate degree in social science at the University of California, Berkeley. She has held leadership roles in professional organizations including the Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Sociology section of the American Sociological Association and the Association of Internet Researchers.

Office hours

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Completed Research Projects