Lucy A. Suchman

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Lucy Suchman is a full Professor of Anthropology of Science and Technology in the Department of Sociology at Lancaster University, in the United Kingdom. She has taught several courses including Virtual Cultures, Anthropology of Cybercultures, and Gender, Sexuality and Society. These courses included instruction on new forms of information and communications media, the quality of digital artifacts, and issues concerning feminists in media research. Before coming to Lancaster, she worked for 22 years at Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center, where she held the positions of Principal Scientist and Manager of the Work Practice and Technology laboratory. Suchman is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, obtaining her BA in 1972, MA in 1977 and a Doctorate in Social and Cultural Anthropology in 1984.

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1983
Publication period end
2002
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36

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Publications

Suchman, Lucy A. (2002): Practice-based Design of Information Systems: Notes from the hyper-developed world. In The Information Society, 18 (2) pp. . http://www.indiana.edu/~tisj/readers/abstracts/18/18-2%20Suchman.html

Suchman, Lucy A. (2001): Practice-Based Design. In: 5th IEEE International Symposium on Requirements Engineering RE 2001 27-31 August, 2001, Toronto, Canada. pp. 11. http://csdl.computer.org/comp/proceedings/re/2001/1125/00/11250011abs.htm

Trigg, Randall H., Blomberg, Jeanette L., Suchman, Lucy A. (1999): Moving document collections online: The evolution of a shared repository. In: Boedker, Susanne, Kyng, Morten, Schmidt, Kjeld (eds.) ECSCW 99 - Proceedings of the Sixth European Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work 12-16 September, 1999, Copenhagen, Denmark. pp. 331.

Koschmann, Timothy, Anderson, Anne, Hall, Rogers, Heath, Christian, LeBaron, Curtis, Olson, Judith S., Suchman, Lucy A. (1998): Six Readings of a Single Text: A Videoanalytic Session. In: Poltrock, Steven, Grudin, Jonathan (eds.) Proceedings of the 1998 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work November 14 - 18, 1998, Seattle, Washington, United States. pp. 407-409. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/cscw/289444/p407-koschmann/p407-koschmann.pdf

Blomberg, Jeanette L., Suchman, Lucy A., Trigg, Randall H. (1996): Reflections on a Work-Oriented Design Project. In Human-Computer Interaction, 11 (3) pp. 237-265.

Suchman, Lucy A. (1995): Representations of Work - Preface to the Special Section. In Communications of the ACM, 38 (9) pp. 33-35.

Suchman, Lucy A. (1995): Making Work Visible. In Communications of the ACM, 38 (9) pp. 56-64.

Suchman, Lucy A. (1994): Representations of Work: Introduction. In: HICSS 1994 , 1994, . pp. 818-819.

Suchman, Lucy A. (1994): Speech acts and voices: Response to Winograd et al. In Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 3 (1) pp. 85-95. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF01305852

Suchman, Lucy A. (1994): Do categories have politics?. In Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 2 (3) pp. 177-190. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00749015

Suchman, Lucy A. (1994): Working relations of technology production and use. In Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 2 (1) pp. 21-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00749282

Suchman, Lucy A. (1993): Response to Vera and Simon\'s Situated Action: A Symbolic Interpretation. In Cognitive Science, 17 (1) pp. 71-75.

Blomberg, Jeanette, McLaughlin, Denise, Suchman, Lucy A. (1993): Work-Oriented Design at Xerox. In Communications of the ACM, 36 (6) pp. 91.

Suchman, Lucy A. (1993): Do Categories Have Politics? The Language/Action Perspective Reconsidered. In: Michelis, Giorgio De, Simone, Carla, Schmidt, Kjeld (eds.) ECSCW 93 - Proceedings of the Third European Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work , 1993, . pp. 1-14.

Pedersen, Elin Ronby, Suchman, Lucy A. (1991): Panel: Rethinking the role of formalization in CSCW. In: Bannon, Liam, Robinson, Mike, Schmidt, Kjeld (eds.) ECSCW 91 - Proceedings of the Second European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work September 24-27, 1991, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Johnson, Jeff, Ehn, Pelle, Grudin, Jonathan, Nardi, Bonnie A., Thoresen, Kari, Suchman, Lucy A. (1990): Participatory Design of Computer Systems. In: Carrasco, Jane, Whiteside, John (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 90 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference , 1990, Seattle, Washington,USA. pp. 141-144.

Suchman, Lucy A. (1988): Designing with the User. In ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 6 (2) pp. 173-183.

Mackay, Wendy E., Guindon, Raymonde, Mantei, Marilyn, Suchman, Lucy A., Tatar, Deborah G. (1988): Video: Data for Studying Human-Computer Interaction. In: Soloway, Elliot, Frye, Douglas, Sheppard, Sylvia B. (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 88 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference June 15-19, 1988, Washington, DC, USA. pp. 133-137.

Mantei, Marilyn, Suchman, Lucy A., DeSanctis, Gerardine, Applegate, Lynda, Jarvenpaa, Sirkka (1988): Groupware: Interface Design for Meetings. In: Soloway, Elliot, Frye, Douglas, Sheppard, Sylvia B. (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 88 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference June 15-19, 1988, Washington, DC, USA. pp. 161-163.

Stefik, Mark, Foster, Gregg, Bobrow, Daniel G., Kahn, Kenneth M., Lanning, Stan, Suchman, Lucy A. (1987): Beyond the Chalkboard: Computer Support for Collaboration and Problem Solving in Meetings. In Communications of the ACM, 30 (1) pp. 32-47.

Suchman, Lucy A., Beeman, William, Pear, Michael, Trigg, Randall H., Fox, Barbara, Smolensky, Paul (1987): Social science and system design: Interdisciplinary collaborations. In: Graphics Interface 87 (CHI+GI 87) April 5-9, 1987, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. pp. 121-123.

Suchman, Lucy A., Traweek, Sharon, Lynch, Michael, Frankel, Richard, Jordan, Brigitte (1985): Technology in Use. In: Borman, Lorraine, Curtis, Bill (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 85 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 14-18, 1985, San Francisco, California. pp. 89-91.

Suchman, Lucy A. (1983): Office Procedures as a practical activity: Models of work and system design. In Transactions on office Automation Systems, 1 (4) pp. 320-328. http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=357445

Suchman, Lucy A. (1983): Office Procedure as Practical Action: Models of Work and System Design. In ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 1 (4) pp. 320-328.

Suchman, Lucy A. (1987): Plans and Situated Actions: The Problem of Human-Computer Communication, Cambridge University Press,

Suchman, Lucy A. (2001). Human/Machine Reconsidered. Retrieved 2003-09-05 00:00:00 from http://www.comp.lancs.ac.uk/sociology/soc040ls.html

Suchman, Lucy A. (1987): Plans and situated actions: The problem of human-machine communication, Cambridge University Press,