Emad Khazraee is a sociotechnical information scientists and an assistant professor in the school of information (iSchool) at Kent State University. He held a Post-Doctoral research fellow position at the Center for Global Communication Studies (CGCS) at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania (2014-2015). He received his PhD in Information Studies from College of Computing and Informatics, Drexel University (2014). His research is formed around the interplay between social and technical phenomena. His main research interest formed around the inquiry about how human ensembles use information technology to organize their collective action and the role information technologies play in such formations. Relying on sociotechnical approaches to social media studies and conceptual frameworks developed in Science Technology Studies (STS), he is exploring the role of social media in social transformations. While at the Berkman Klein Center, he will work on his book project on the evolution of digital repertoires of collective action, and he will continue to study the relationship between digital technologies, new media, and social change.