Assistant Professor, starting Fall 2020 (currently a 2019-20 postdoc at Stanford CS)
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.
I am looking for graduate students to start in fall 2020! The deadline for UW CSE applications is Dec 15th. Please feel free to reach out over email!
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!
Oct 10: San Francisco, Twitter HQ invited talk
Oct 16: San Diego, UCSD Design @ Large Seminar invited talk
Oct 18: Seattle, DUB Retreat
Oct 28-29: NYC, ACM Computer Science and Law Symposium
Oct 31-Nov 1: Stanford, Digital Civil Society Conference
Nov 7: Mountain View, CA, Google Trust and Safety invited talk
Nov 9-11: Cambridge, MA, WikiConference North America
Nov 15th: Washington D.C., The Future of Speech Online, CDT
Dec 16-17: NYC, ACM Future of Computing Academy (FCA) meeting
Feb 7-9: Mountain View, Social Science FooCamp
Feb 11: Boston, BostonCHI invited talk
Feb 27-28: Washington D.C., CRA Career Mentoring Workshop
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