S Brahnam, PhD

(417) 836-4131
Missouri State University
387 Glass Hall
901 S. National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65897

Current Position: Candidate in Adult Psychoanalysis, St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute; Professor, Missouri State University, Department of Computer Information systems, School of Business

Professional Memberships: The American Psychoanalytic Association; Association for Computing Machinery; American Psychological Association (member, 39); Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; KES International; LifeBoat Foundation; RSA; Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals; Society for Literature Science, and the Arts.

Professional Service: Currently Association editor for the IDT Journal; reviewer for many journals and organizer of several conference sessions and workshops (see vitae HERE)

Topics for Speaking Engagement: Computer ethics; psychotherapy technologies and mediation effects; human-computer interaction (HCI); gender and HCI; the misuse and (creative) abuse of computer technologies (esp., virtual humans).

Recent Publication:  “Therapeutic Presence in Mediated Psychotherapy: The uncanny stranger in the room,” in the book Interacting with Presence: HCI and the sense of presence in computer-mediated environments. G. Riva, J. Waterworth and D. Murray. Berlin, De Gruyter : 123-138.  Read the chapter HERE, book information HERE.