online socializing

Tom Boellstorff awarded NSF grant to study impact of digital social interactions on post-pandemic life

Tom Boellstorff, UCI anthropology professor, has been awarded a one-year, $195,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study how COVID-19 has reshaped online social interactions and the role virtual worlds may play in social relationships post-pandemic. An unprecedented number of people have been socializing online due to the coronavirus crisis. Boellstorff and his team […]