About me

I am a mixed-methods HCI researcher with over a decade of professional experience in user-centered design and user experience research.

Professional experience


Senior Design Researcher

Wikimedia Foundation, Technology 2015-present

Community Research Lead

Wikimedia Foundation, Community Engagement 2013-2015

Research Strategist

Wikimedia Foundation, Grantmaking & Programs 2011-2013

Teaching and curriculum development


Human Centered Data Science

DATA 512. University of Washington, Master in Data Science 2017-present

Data Science for UX Researchers

HCDE 598, University of Washington, Master in Human Centered Design & Engineering 2016

Theoretical Foundations of Human-Centered Design & Engineering

HCDE 501, University of Washington, Master in Human Centered Design & Engineerings 2013

Concepts in Human-Computer Interaction

HCDE 419, University of Washington, Bachelor in Human Centered Design & Engineerings 2012

Education


PhD in Human-Centered Design & Engineering

University of Washington 2013

Dissertation: Coordinating the Commons: Diversity & Dynamics in Open Collaborations

Committee: Mark Zachry (chair), Cecilia R. Aragon, Robert M. Mason, David W. McDonald, Karine Nahon (qualifying exams), Judith Ramey (qualifying exams)

Master of Science in Human Centered Design & Engineering

University of Washington 2010

Specialization: User-centered design

Bachelor of Liberal Arts

St. Johns College 2005

Thesis: An Excess of Equality: Democratic and Aristocratic Mores in Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America

Affiliations


UW Human Centered Design & Engineering

Affiliate Assistant Professor

Community Data Science Collective

Affiliate Researcher

Partnership on AI

Working group on Fair, Transparent, and Accountable AI

Service


Program committees

  • 2017-2018. ACM Conference on Computer-supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW)
  • 2012. ACM Conference of the Special Interest Group on the Design of Communication (SIGDOC)
  • 2011. Annual meeting of the Association of Internet Researchers (AOIR)

Peer review

  • ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI)
  • ACM Conference on Computer-supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW)
  • International Symposium on Open Collaboration (OpenSym)
  • Hawaii International Conference on System Science (HICSS)
  • Journal of Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (JCSCW)

Mentoring

  • 2017-2018. Google Summer of Code
  • 2017-2018. GNOME Outreachy
  • 2013. AAAS Emerging Leaders in Science and Society program