I completed my Ph.D. at Northwestern University, advised by Anne Marie Piper. As a Ph.D. student I was awarded the Segal Design Fellowship, GEM Fellowship, Google UNCF Scholarship, and NSF Bridge to Doctorate Fellowship. Also, during my studies, I worked as a User Experience Researcher at Microsoft Research, Facebook, and IBM.
For a more updated biography, see my personal website.
Areas of interest
Accessibility (older adults and people with vision impairments)
Online communities and social computing
Motivation for online participation and engagement in online communities (e.g. blogging, crowd work platforms)