Follow links to learn about other research and researchers working on matters of touch.
Check out research on Haptic Media Studies: https://hapticmediastudies.wordpress.com/
The team at In-Touch is doing groundbreaking work to understand the social aspects of mediated touch: https://in-touch-digital.com/
Sensory Studies provides a good resource for social and humanistic investigations of touch and the senses in general: http://www.sensorystudies.org/
The Haptic Intelligence Department is studying touch-based interactions and attempting to build new haptic interfaces to facilitate human-robot interaction: https://hi.is.mpg.de/