Susan Wyche Ph.D.

Susan Wyche

Associate Professor

  • Media & Information
(517) 884-4536
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Susan Wyche is an Associate Professor in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University. She is also affiliated with MSU’s Global Center for Food Systems Innovation funded by USAID in their Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN). Her research focuses on information and communication technologies and development (ICTD). Wyche received her Ph.D. in Human-Centered Computing from Georgia Tech, an MS from Cornell University and an undergraduate degree in Industrial Design from Carnegie Mellon University.


Human Computer Interaction and Experience Design, Spring 2013. Information and Communication Technology For Development, Fall 2012

Research and Teaching

Human Computer Interaction, Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Information Communication Technology and Development, Design

Research Centers and Labs

Health and Risk Communication Center

Recent Publications
  • 2019 Hardy, J., Wyche, S., and Veinot, T. (to appear). “Rural HCI Research: Definitions, distinctions, methods, and opportunities,” ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2019), Austin, TX.
  • 2019 Wyche, S., Olson, J., & Karanu, M. “Redesigning agricultural hand-tools in Western Kenya: Considering human-centered design in ICTD.” Information Technologies & International Development (ITID), 15 (16).
Contact Information

404 Wilson Rd.
Communication Arts and Sciences Building
Michigan State University