Chad Harms

Associate Teaching Professor

Chad  Harms

Contact Information


Chad Harms is an Associate Professional Specialist teaching the Foresight in Business and Society course. Harms earned his undergraduate degree from Iowa State and master’s degree and Ph.D. in Communication from Michigan State University. His areas of specialization include computer-mediated communication and the social impacts of communication technology. He has taught advanced courses that focus on future global challenges. He has several refereed publications in communication journals and many conference presentations. He previously served on the faculty of Iowa State University.

Areas of Expertise

Future Studies

Virtual and Augmented Reality

Social Impacts of Communication Technology

Computer Mediated Communication


Ph D, Michigan State University

MA, Michigan State University

BA, Iowa State University


"Foresight at Notre Dame", (with Samuel Miller, Tim Balko, John Michel, Karen Slaggert), The Futurist, 2014.