Carey Jewitt is Professor of Technology and Learning at UCL Knowledge Lab in the Department of Culture, Communication and Media (IOE), and Chair of UCL Collaborative Social Science Domain. Her work explores how the use of digital technologies shape interaction and communication, engages with interdisciplinary methodological innovation and contributes to the development of multimodal theory.
She is Director of InTouch an ERC Consolidator Award which investigates the sociality of digital touch technologies for future communication. She has led many interdisciplinary research projects funded by the ERC, ESRC, EPSRC, and the British Academy. Carey is a founding editor of the new Multimodality & Society journal, and Visual Communication (both published by SAGE). Her recent publications include articles in New Media & Society, Information, Communication & Society, Qualitative Research, The Senses and Society, and the book, Interdisciplinary Insights for Digital Touch Communication (2020).