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Jeffrey  Bardzell

Jeffrey Bardzell

Professor of Informatics

HCI/d Program Director

Contact Information
(812) 856-1850
Informatics West 303
Office hours: Tuesday 9:30 - 2:30, Thursday 9:30 - 2:30, and by appointment


  • Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at Indiana University, 2004
  • M.A. in Comparative Literature at Indiana University, 1996
  • B.A. in English (with Honors) at Mary Washington College, 1992

Courses Taught at SOIC

  • I542 Foundations of HCI
  • I544 Experience Design
  • I590 Interaction Culture


Jeffrey Bardzell is an Associate Professor of HCI/Design and new media at the School of Informatics in Indiana University - Bloomington. With a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and Minor in Philosophy, Bardzell brings a humanist perspective to HCI and is known for developing a theory of interaction criticism. His other HCI specialties include aesthetic interaction, user experience design, amateur multimedia design theory and practice, and digital creativity.

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