I am an assistant professor at the School of Information here at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. My teaching and research are on issues around Information & Communications Technology and Development including the use of accessible technology in the Global South. My more recent research projects have been on the use of social media in the political process in India, and the Colombia Digital Culture project which examines various ways in which digital information is impacting social and economic processes in Colombia.

am the faculty lead for the University of Michigan Global Information Exchange Program.

JoyojeetI did my graduate studies in the Department of City and Regional Planning and at the School of Information at UC Berkeley. Starting July 2015, I will be back in the Bay Area as a visiting scholar at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law at Stanford University.