Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering
University of Washington
My research is in the field of human-computer interaction and social computing. I work on designing and building systems to improve discourse, collaboration, and understanding online, with applications to social media and online communities, news and civic engagement, education, and computer-supported cooperative work and collective action.
Sept 2020: Started professorship at University of Washington Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering!
August 2020: Won MIT EECS George Sprowls Award for best Ph.D. thesis. Named 2020-21 Belfer Fellow by the ADL.
Sept 2019: Started postdoc at Stanford CS working with Michael Bernstein.
Aug 2019: Turned in my thesis and graduated from MIT!
May 2019: Defended my dissertation!
Oct 2018: Received CSCW Best Paper Award for paper on making sense of group chat.
July 2018: I did an interview about Squadbox on BBC TV!
Themes from the Truth and Trust Online Conference 2019
- Nov 13, 2019
Exploring the Design of Credibility Tools - Dec 19, 2018
Having Trouble Keeping Up with Group Chat? - Nov 5, 2018
4 Things We Learned from Talking to People who Face Harassment: Research behind Squadbox - April 17, 2018
Considering End Users in the Design of News Credibility Annotations - June 12, 2017
Year in Reviews - Dec 30, 2016
Mailing Lists: Why Are They Still Here, What's Wrong With Them, and How Can We Fix Them? - May 11, 2015
Thoughts and Reflections from a 1st Time Reviewer - March 19, 2014
What is a Neighborhood? - March 11, 2012