William Beeman

Author: William Beeman

William O. Beeman is Professor of Anthropology and Theatre, Speech and Dance at Brown University. In 2004-5 he has been Visiting Professor of Cultural and Social Anthropology at Stanford University.

Professor Beeman is a linguistic anthropologist, and specialist in the culture and discourse of technology and political life, especially in the Middle East, Japan, South Asia, Europe and North America. He is former director of the Office of Policy Research of the Institute for Research in Information and Scholarship at Brown University, a research center forcussing on the social effects of computer technology in academic and institutional life. The Office has produced more than 60 publications, including Object, Image and Inquiry: The Art Historian at Work and The Intermedia Project

His academic publications and vita can be found on his web page at William O. Beeman homepage. His recent political essays and op-ed pieces can be seen at Beeman Blog


Publication period start: 1987
Number of co-authors: 11


Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Randall H. Trigg
Barbara Fox
Paul Smolensky

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Kenneth M. Anderson
Randall H. Trigg
Lucy A. Suchman


Beeman, William, Anderson, Kenneth M., Bader, Gail, Larkin, James, McClard, Anne, McQuillan, Patrick, Shields, Mark (1987): Hypertext and Pluralism: From Lineal to Non-Lineal Thinking. In: Weiss, Stephen, Schwartz, Mayer (eds.) Proceedings of ACM Hypertext 87 Conference November 13-15, 1987, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. pp. 67-88.

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.