The Future of Work and the Human-Technology Interface

PsychologySociologyEconomicsHuman Resources and Labor Relations

Area leader: Peter Berg, (School of Human Resources and Labor Relations)

With the advancement of technology, the landscape for jobs is changing drastically. This thematic area seeks to better understand the impact of new forms of technology on the structure of work and jobs. The research under this theme is varied and includes the disruptive effects of technology on jobs, as well as how humans can take advantage of new technologies to improve industry performance and achieve a higher quality of life. This thematic area has established a research consortium, which brings together faculty from the College of Social Science and the University.