Dr. John Carroll

  • The Pennsylvania State University
  • University Park, PA
  • Dr. John Carroll


John M. Carroll is Distinguished Professor of Information Sciences & Technology at the Pennsylvania State University and the Director of Penn State’s Center for Human-Computer Interaction. His research is in methods & theory in human-computer interaction, particularly as applied to internet tools for collaborative learning and problem solving, and design of interactive information systems. He is a fellow of AAAS, ACM, IEEE, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, the Psychonomics Society, the Society for Technical Communication, and the Association for Psychological Science. Carroll has received the Rigo Award and the CHI Lifetime Achievement Award from ACM, the Silver Core Award from IFIP, the Goldsmith Award from IEEE, and an honorary doctorate in engineering from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. In 2018, he received the Faculty Scholar Medal in Social and Behavioral Science from Penn State.