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Vera Pavri

Vera Pavri

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Vera Pavri
Associate Professor, Teaching Stream
Chair - Science, Technology and Society


Science, Technology and Society


Office Location Bethune 317
Phone Number 416 - 736 - 5021

About Me

Vera Pavri received her PhD in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology at the University of Toronto. She is an Associate Professor in the Science, Technology and Society Department (STS) and teaches in both STS and NATS.

Professor Pavri currently teaches a variety of NATS courses including Technology and Civilization (NATS 1775), Computers, Information and Society (NATS 1700) and Understanding Cyberspace (NATS 1505). Her STS courses include Science, Technology and Racial Social Justice (STS 2333) and The Global Information Society (STS 3500).

Dr. Pavri’s research interests include studying how socio-cultural values shape our digital environments (including AI), and how these systems have helped transform the way we work, play, communicate, think and process information. Some of her articles have been published in journals such as Technology and Culture; Vaccine; Journal of Computer Mediated Communication; and Journal of the American Medical Association.

Research Areas

Discipline Based Educational Research, Pedagogical Research, Science Eduation, Science, Technology and Society

UN Goals

Gender Equality, Industry Innovation and Infrastructure, Quality Education, Reduced Inequalities