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 UX Researcher

CrowdStrike, Product 2020-present

Senior Design Researcher

Wikimedia Foundation, Technology 2015-2020

Community Research Lead

Wikimedia Foundation, Community Engagement 2013-2015

Research Strategist

Wikimedia Foundation, Grantmaking & Programs 2011-2013

Teaching and curriculum development


Human Data Interaction

HCDE 410. University of Washington, Undergraduate Data Science Minor in 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. (via ACM)

Advisory 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 (2018-2020)

Working group on Fair, Transparent, and Accountable AI

Service


Program committees

  • 2017-2020. ACM Conference on Computer-supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW)
  • 2019-2020. WikiWorkshop
  • 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)
  • WikiWorkshop

Mentoring

My work in the press