Welcome to the Center for Information Technology and Society at UC Santa Barbara

CITS is a vibrant and effective network of scholars dedicated to interdisciplinary research and education that seeks to understand and help shape the complex development, use, and social effects of information technologies. We foster cutting edge research across engineering, social sciences, and humanities through dynamic connections with academia, industry, and government.

Center for Information Technology and Society

Upcoming Events

Screening documentary - “Code: debugging the gender gap.” 

Panel discussion with Robin...

  1. May 5, 2016 - 7:00pm
  1. January 19, 2016 - 5:30pm


At CITS we are constantly engaged in developing and improving technologies through infusing social insights into the innovative process. 


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Support research on the relationship between technology and society, and allow our discoveries to reach wider audiences through talks and forums.

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