Bruce Bimber

Distinguished Professor

Office Hours

Mondays 1:15-2:15 (in person)
Thursdays 1:00-2:00 via Zoom [Link:]

Contact Phone


Office Location

Ellison 3708


Political Communication and Behavior, Collective Action, Digital Media

Ph.D., Massaschusetts Institute of Technology, 1992  


Bruce Bimber is Professor of Political Science. He works closely with the Center for Information Technology and Society, which he founded in 1999.  He is also affiliated with the Department of Communication . He studies political communication, with a focus on the relationship between digital media and patterns in human behavior, especially in the domains of political organization and collective action.  Professor Bimber s a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a Fellow of the International Communication Association, and a past Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. He has a doctorate in political science from MIT, and a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Stanford.

For more information about his research and for information about graduate study,  please visit Professor Bimber's website and read about the Political Communication Working Group.