Sociotechnical Studies of Cyberinfrastructure and e-Research: Current Themes and Future Trajectories

David Ribes, Charlotte P. Lee
2010 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)  
Dedication We dedicate this special issue to the memory of Susan Leigh Star. The influence of her work, and particularly her conceptualization of infrastructure, has been very influential in this growing research area. Almost all of the articles in this special issue cite her work or cite other works that were influenced by her own. Less apparent to others but strongly present in our lives was Leigh's role as a mentor, colleague and inspiration as she fostered the study of infrastructure. Her
more » ... oneering work demonstrated the important role of embedded social scientists that subsequently created openings to the field sites and funding sources that made much of this research possible. Leigh, you will be greatly missed.
doi:10.1007/s10606-010-9120-0 fatcat:2omftbg7hrb6pmay2fza5paxra