Steve Jones

Distinguished Professor of Communication


Steve Jones (Photo: Jenny Fontaine/UIC)

A leading social historian of communication technology, Steve Jones is an expert on the cultural impact of new media platforms and devices.

Founder and first president of the Association of Internet Researchers, Jones has been using the Internet since 1979, when he was co-authoring educational materials on the U of I’s path-breaking PLATO system.

His interests in technology and policy extend into popular music, youth culture and communication. Other research interests include virtual environments and virtual reality and media history

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