Elliott Hauser

Elliott Hauser

Assistant Professor


Elliott Hauser (he/him/his) studies the ways information systems condition social reality. His work focuses on sites and situations where actions are taken in light of information. He has investigated the computational production of time, the documentary production of scientific facts, and conceptions of temporality in data science education. His current research program examines robotics as a site of human and non-human action in light of information. He is Co-Lead of Living and Working With Robots, an eleven PI collaboration across seven disciplines to deploy and study robots on the UT Austin campus using sociotechnical methods. Elliott holds a PhD in Information Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a member of the Royster Society of Fellows.


Ph.D. Information Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.S. Information Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A. Art History, Duke University

Areas Of Specialization

Algorithm Studies
Information Infrastructures
Philosophy of Information
Information Systems
Information Ethics

Recent Courses

YearSemesterCourse NumberCourseSyllabusNotes
2024FallI 310SIntroduction to Social Informatics
2024SpringI 320STopics in Social Informatics: Sociotechnical Systems Analysis Sociotechnical Systems Analysis
2023FallINF 385TSpecial Topics in Information Science: Datafication Datafication
2023SpringI 304Programming for Informatics
2023SpringI 304Programming for Informatics
2022FallINF 380PIntroduction to Programming
2022SpringI 304Programming for Informatics
2022SpringI 304Programming for Informatics
2021FallINF 380PIntroduction to Programming
2020FallINF 380PIntroduction to Programming