Bio

Dr. Andalibi is an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Information. She also affiliated with the Center for Social Media Responsibility (CSMR), the Center for Ethics, Society, and Computing (ESC), and the Digital Studies Institute. She is also a co-director of the Social Media Research Lab. Her research interests are in social computing, computer-mediated communication, and human-computer interaction, including examining relationships between emotions, identity, and technologies in contexts ranging from social media to artificial intelligence. 

Dr. Andalibi’s work is published in venues such as ACM CHI, CSCW, TOCHI, JMIR, and New Media and Society, and featured by media outlets such as CNN, Fast Company, and Huffington Post. Her publications have received awards at ACM CHI and CSCW and her work is sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Prior to joining UMSI, her generative research at Yahoo directly contributed to novel publicly launched communication technology products. She was also the recipient of Drexel University’s Outstanding Promise Award, and a two-times recipient of the Phoebe W. Haas Endowed Doctoral Fellowship Award. 

Prior to joining UMSI, she received her Ph.D. in Information Studies from the College of Computing and Informatics at Drexel University where she was advised by Dr. Andrea Forte. she also holds a M.S. in Socio-technical Systems Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, and a B.S. in Theoretical Computer Science from Sharif University of Technology. She enjoys telling stories through my work and hobbies such as photography. 

Research Bio

Identity and emotions are central to our lived experience, with implications for qualities such as wellbeing, privacy, safety, ethics, justice, and equity. Dr. Andalibi’s work examines intersections of identity, emotions, and technology in contexts ranging from social media to identity-based mobile apps to artificial intelligence. Centering humans’ identities and emotions, her work spans social media’s role in processes like self-disclosure, privacy management, social support, and sensemaking in times of emotional distress or when facing forms of marginality such as stigma; how social computing system designs and algorithmic systems (fail to) account for the needs, identities, and values of marginalized individuals; and human-centered approaches to uncovering and anticipating technological developments’ harms and benefits especially for marginalized individuals and communities. Through this research agenda, Dr. Andalibi seeks to inform theory, design, activism, and policy for socio-technical futures that foreground the values and needs of marginalized individuals to support qualities such as wellbeing, safety, privacy, ethics, and equity.

Research Areas

human-computer interaction (HCI), social computing, computer-mediated communication (CMC), health informatics

Research Keywords

self-disclosure, stigma, marginalized populations, stressful life events, identity, social support, privacy, well-being, photo-sharing, ethics, social media, online communities, emotional AI, mental health, pregnancy loss/miscarriage, sexual abuse

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Events and Travel
 

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Invited Talk at UMBC Interactive Systems Research Center

March 29, 2020

Would have been in Baltimore, MD, but pandemic life! 

ACM CSCW 2020 Conference

October 19 - 21 2020  

Was supposed to be in Minneapolis, but then Covid happened. So, zoom it is.

ACM CHI 2020 Conference

April 25 - 30, 2020  

Honolulu, US

Career Mentoring Workshop, Computing Research Association

Feb 27 - 38, 2020  

Washington DC, US

Invited Talk at Oakland University

Jan 28, 2020

Oakland, MI

ACM CSCW 2019 Conference

​Nov 9-13 , 2019  

Austin, TX

ACM CHI 2019 Conference

May 4 - 9, 2019  

Glasgow, UK

The ICA Conference

May 23 - 27, 2019  

Washington, DC

NSF CISE CAREER Proposal Workshop

April 8 - 9, 2019  

Alexandria, VA

CHI 2019 Virtual Program Committee meeting

​December 7 - 8, 2018  

ACM CSCW 2018 Conference

​November 3 - 7, 2018  

New York City, NY

ACM CHI 2018 Conference

​April 20 - 27, 2018  

Montréal, Canada

May 6 - May 11, 2017

Denver, CO

February 25 - March 1, 2017

Portland, OR

February 17, 2017

Philadelphia, PA

ACM GROUP 2016

November 13 - 17, 2016

Sanibel Island, FL

Invited Talk at Google

August 2, 2016

Mountain View, CA

Research internship at Yahoo!

July 11 - October 1, 2016

Sunnyvale, CA

June 26 - June 30, 2016

Pajaro Dunes, Watsonville, CA

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News

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Paper accepted to TOCHI

July 10, 2021

We have a paper accepted to the ACM TOCHI Journal. It is titled "LGBTQ Persons' Use of Online Spaces to Navigate Conception, Pregnancy, and Pregnancy Loss: An Intersectional Approach," co-authored by former MSI students Kylie Wojciechowski and Cameron Giniel, and colleagues Lee Roosevelt and Ashley Lacombe-Duncan.

 

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Paper accepted to CSCW 2021

July 10, 2021

We have a paper accepted to CSCW 2021. It is titled "Constructing Authenticity on TikTok: Social Norms and Social Support on the "Fun" Platform" led by Postdoc Kristen Barta.

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Two papers accepted to CSCW 2021

March 25, 2021

We have two papers accepted to CSCW 2021. One is titled "Data Subjects’ Conceptualizations of and Attitudes toward Automatic Emotion Recognition-enabled Wellbeing Interventions on Social Media" led by my PhD student Kat Roemmich.

 

The other is titled "Algorithmic Folk Theories and Identity: How TikTok Users Engage in Algorithmic Resistance and Identity Co-Production" led by my graduate student Nadia Karizat, and with collaborators Dan Delmonaco and Motahare Eslami. 

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Best Paper Award for CHI 2021

March 15, 2021

Thrilled and thankful to the CHI community for recognizing our CHI paper "LGBTQ Persons' Pregnancy Loss Disclosures to Known Ties on Social Media: Disclosure Decisions and Ideal Disclosure Environments" with a Best paper Award! 

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CHI 2021 paper for the AI at the margins workshop

March 15, 2021

We have a position paper accepted for the AI at the margins workshop at CHI 2021. The paper is led by my student Cassidy Pyle and is titled "First-Generation, Low-Income Students as Data Subjects in Higher Education Profiling and Prediction AI/ML Applications" and available to read here

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Serving on the senior program committee for ACII

March 17, 2021

I am serving on the senior program committee for the International Conference on Affective Computing & Intelligent Interaction (ACII) with the theme of Ethical Affective Computing this year. 

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Wrote a piece for the press

Dec 28, 2020

I wrote an article about the Instagram redesign around the Shop feature that was published in The Conversation, Fast Company, Salon, and more.

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Paper accepted to CSCW 2020

Dec 22, 2020

I am pleased that our paper titled "Sensemaking and Coping After Pregnancy Loss: The Seeking and Disruption of Emotional Validation Online" is accepted to CSCW 2020, to be presented at CSCW 2021. The paper is co-authored with Patricia Garcia. 

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Spoke to the Scientific American

Dec 17, 2020

I spoke to Emily Willingham of the Scientific American about a study published in the Nature on universality of emotions.

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Paper accepted to CHI 2021

Dec 15, 2020

We have a forthcoming paper titled "LGBTQ Persons' Pregnancy Loss Disclosures to Known Ties on Social Media: Disclosure Decisions and Ideal Disclosure Environments." It is led by my PhD student Cassidy Pyle and is in collaboration with Social Work and Nursing colleagues. Accompanying blog post by Cassidy here.

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Paper accepted to New Media and Society

Dec 15, 2020

I have a forthcoming paper at NMS discussing how pregnancy loss is/is not accounted for in the design of pregnancy-related apps. Preprint here. See the fancy copy on the SAGE website.

Oct 29, 2020

Paper accepted to JMIR

I have a paper titled "Digital Peer Support for Mental Health: An Interview Study on the Case of the Buddy Project" accepted to the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), Mental Health. The paper is co-authored with Madison Flood, UROP fellow. Preprint to come soon! 

Serving on the Organizing Committee for CSCW 2021

Excited to serve on CSCW 2021's organizing committee as Communication and Outreach co-chair. 

Serving on the Program Committee for CSCW 2020

I have been serving on the program committee for CSCW 2020 as an associate chair for papers. Excited to help form an amazing program for the conference. 

Invited mentor for CSCW 2020 doctoral consortium

I am excited to be serving as a mentor for the CSCW 2020 doctoral consortium. Attending DCs was a great privilege for me as a student, and I am excited to have the chance to pay it forward in this role. 

Mar 22, 2020

NSF Award

I am thrilled and honored to have received an award for my project "Towards Accounting for the Human in Emotion Recognition Technologies" from The National Science Foundation (NSF)'s Secure &Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) Program. Super excited for this upcoming work and thankful for the support! 

Mar 17, 2020

Digital Studies Institute Grant

I am excited and grateful to have received a grant from University of Michigan's Digital Studies Institute, to support my work around privacy, ethics, emotions, and voice assistants! 

Mar 09, 2020

Paper accepted to ACM TOCHI Journal

I am very excited that my paper "Disclosure, Privacy, and Stigma on Social Media: Examining Non-Disclosure of Distressing Experiences" has been accepted to ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI). The article is open access and available here.

Feb 01, 2020

Paper accepted to JMIR

I have a paper titled "Understanding Students’ Mental Wellbeing Challenges on a University Campus: An Interview Study" accepted to Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) Formative Research. The paper is co-authored with Sun Young Park (lead), Yikai Zou, Sid Ambulkar, and Jina Huh-Yoo. Preprint to come soon! 

Dec 11, 2019

Paper accepted to CHI 2020

I have a paper titled "The Human in Emotion Recognition on Social Media: Attitudes, Outcomes, Risks" accepted to CHI 2020. The paper is co-authored with Master's student Justin Buss. Preprint here. Blog post to come! 

Jul 31, 2019

Paper accepted to CSCW 2019

I have a paper titled "“Giving a little ’ayyy, I feel ya’ to someone’s personal post”: Performing Support on Social Media" accepted to CSCW 2019. The paper is co-authored with Danielle Lottridge (lead author), Joy Kim, and Jofish Kaye. 

Jul 31, 2019

Student participated in the summer UROP Symposium at U-M!

Congratulations to my UROP undergraduate student, Madison Flood, who joined me to investigate Buddy Project's use, benefits, and drawbacks for young people and peer support.

Apr 24, 2019

Students participated in the UROP Symposium at U-M!

Congratulations to my UROP undergraduate students, Rocío Cuesta, Joyce Ho, and Annabelle Angus, who joined me to investigate how current technologies account for pregnancy loss. It has been a pleasure to see them grow as researchers.

Mar 15, 2019

Best Paper Honorable Mention Award for CHI 2019 Paper

I am thrilled that my paper "What Happens After Disclosing Stigmatized Experiences on Identified Social Media: Individual, Dyadic, and Social/Network Outcomes," has received a best paper honorable mention award at CHI 2019! Thanks to the CHI community for this recognition and encouragement. 

Feb 01, 2019

Short paper published in ASIS&T Proceedings

Jan 17, 2019

Accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position at UMSI

I am beyond excited and delighted to have accepted an offer from University of Michigan School of Information to start as a (social media) tenure-track assistant professor in Fall 2019. 

Dec 14, 2018

Faculty candidate job talk

I am delighted to have given a Social Media faculty candidate job talk at University of Michigan School of Information, titled "Self-Disclosures, Responses, and Social Support Exchange in Socially Stigmatized Contexts on Social Media.

Dec 10, 2018

Paper accepted for CHI 2019

I am super excited that my solo-authored paper titled "What Happens After Disclosing Stigmatized Experiences on Identified Social Media: Individual, Dyadic, and Social/Network Outcomes" was accepted to CHI 2019. Click here for camera ready!

Nov 28, 2018

Woskshop accepted for CHI 2019

I am delighted that a workshop I co-proposed to organize is accepted to the CHI 2019's workshop program. The workshop is titled "Sensitive Research, Practice and Design in HCI" with amazing co-organizers Stevie Chancellor, Lindsay Blackwell, David Nemer, and Wendy Moncur. For more information and to apply, please visit: http://www.sensitivehci.com/ 

Nov 28, 2018

New grant from University of Michigan's M-cubed program

I am super excited to have received a 15K grant from the M-Cubed program at U-M to lead a project I have been wanting to do in collaboration with Ashley Lacombe-Duncan of Social Work and Lee Roosevelt of Nursing. This project will examine how social technologies/social media might be leveraged and designed to include intersecting experiences and needs in relation to reproductive health of marginalized communities. More info to come soon. We will be hiring a student to contribute to this project! 

Oct 30, 2018

As part of my commitment to communicating research to the public in non-academic language, I wrote a piece for The Conversation  about some of my research on social media, sharing about difficult and stigmatizing life experiences, and social support. This piece focuses on my work related to pregnancy loss. 

Oct 15, 2018

Serving on the Program Committee for CHI 2019 Workshops and Symposiums

I am serving on the program committee for CHI 2019 as an associate chair for workshops and symposiums. Excited to help form an amazing workshop program for the conference. 

Aug 09, 2017

Blog post on CSCW 2018 paper

I wrote a blog post on one of my CSCW 2018 papers. Here's a link to it on the CSCW Medium page.

Aug 09, 2017

Paper accepted to CSCW 2018

My paper titled "Testing Waters, Sending Clues: Indirect Disclosures of Socially Stigmatized Experiences on Social Media," co-authored with Margaret Morris and Andrea Forte was accepted to CSCW 2018. I will write a blog post and upload a copy soon. 

Jul 01, 2018

Another paper accepted to ACM TOCHI Journal

I am very excited that my paper "Responding to Sensitive Disclosures on Social Media: A Decision Making Framework" co-authored by Andrea Forte has been accepted to ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI). I will post a link when it's available and will present it at CHI 2019. Much appreciation to the review team and AE for their time and feedback. 

Jun 27, 2018

Paper accepted to ACM TOCHI Journal

I am thrilled that my paper "Social Support, Reciprocity, and Anonymity in Responses to Sexual Abuse Disclosures on Social Media" co-authored by Oliver Haimson, Munmun De Choudhury, and Andrea Forte has been accepted to ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI). I will post a link when it's available and will present it at CHI 2019. Much appreciation to the review team and AE for their time and feedback. 

May 01, 2018

Serving on the Program Committee for CHI 2019 papers

I am thrilled to be serving on the program committee for CHI 2019 as an associate chair for papers. I appreciate the opportunity to provide this service to my academic community. 

Apr 20, 2018

Joining University of Michigan

I am delighted to announce that I have decided to join University of Michigan's School of Information this fall as a Research Investigator/Research Fellow! Can't wait to start this next phase of my career at UMSI and be a part of its fantastic community. 

Apr 18, 2018

Defended my dissertation

I am excited to share that I successfully defended my dissertation "Self-Disclosure and Response Behaviors in Socially Stigmatized Contexts on Social Media" on April 18! Many thanks to the most amazing advisor (Andrea Forte), committee members (Elizabeth Churchill, Sarita Schoenebeck, Aleksandra Sarcevic, and Gabriela Marcu), mentors, family, friends, and participants. 

Feb 26, 2018

CHI 2018 paper press coverage

Here is some press coverage of upcoming CHI 2018 paper and part of my dissertation work: CNN, Romper, DrexelNow. Romper specifically covers women's health and motherhood.

Feb 21, 2018

Paper accepted to the CHI 2018 Symposium on Computing and Mental Health

A paper I co-authored with Blake Hawkins (lead author) and Oliver Haimson titled "It Gets Better, But it Takes More Than a YouTube Video: Reconsidering Online Mental Health Campaigns," was accepted to CHI 2018's Symposium on Computing and Mental Health. Looking forward to discussing computing and wellbeing in April! 

Feb 16, 2018

Late Breaking Work accepted to CHI 2018

I am thrilled that my paper titled "Not Alone: Designing for Self-Disclosure and Social Support Exchange After Pregnancy Loss," was accepted to CHI 2018's Late Breaking Work venue. I will present this design exploration (based on my dissertation work) in April 2018. Thanks to Tim Moesgen and Rebecca Mullin (undergraduate research/design assistants), and Gabi Marcu and Andrea Forte. 

Dec 12, 2017

Paper accepted to CHI 2018

I am thrilled that my paper titled "Announcing Pregnancy Loss on Facebook: A Decision-Making Framework for Stigmatized Disclosures on Identified Social Network Sites," was accepted to CHI 2018. I will present this work in April 2018. Thanks to my amazing co-author, Andrea Forte. This work would not have been possible without participants' trust and heartening support. 

Dec 01, 2017

Special Recognition for CHI 2018 Paper Review

Always thrilled to be recognized for high quality service work.

Oct 22, 2017

Paper accepted to ACM GROUP 2018

A paper I collaborated on with Andrea Forte, Tim Gorichanaz, Meen Chul Kim, Thomas Park, and Aaron Halfaker was accepted for publication in the proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference on Supporting Groupwork (Group). The title of the paper is: Information Fortification: An Online Citation Behavior

Oct 01, 2017

Poster Accepted to WISH at AMIA

Jessica Pater of Georgia Institute of Technology, Tammy Toscos of Parkview Health, 

John Torous of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and I had a poster accepted to the  Workshop on Interactive Systems in Healthcare (WISH) at the American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium to be held in Washington DC in November 2017. Our poster is titled: "Interactive Systems in Mental & Behavioral Health"

Oct 01, 2017

STAR Scholar Mentoring

In Summer 2017, I served as a STAR (Students Tackling Advanced Research) Scholar mentor. This program allows first-year students to participate in research, scholarship, or creative work during the summer after their freshman year. STAR Scholars work on a project during the summer term and earn stipend. 

Aug 15, 2017

I am happy to have the opportunity to attend the GHC this October! 

Aug 10, 2017

Paper accepted to CSCW 2018

My paper titled "Multi-Channel Topic-Based Mobile Messaging in Romantic Relationships" co-authored with Frank Bentley and Katie Quehl was accepted to CSCW 2018. I did this work during my internship during the summer of 2016 and am excited to see it published at the first ever Proceedings of ACM: HCI! 

Jun 22, 2017

Invited talk for i3 at the University of Pittsburg

I gave an invited talk at the i3 (iSchool Inclusion Institute) program this year at the University of Pittsburg's iSchool. 

May 25, 2017

Invited talk

I was invited by Gabi Marcu to share my research on social media, well-being, and social support with the INFO 215 (social aspects of information systems) class. I got them to discuss this work and reflect on their own experiences, and set them up to write an essay which should be very interesting. It was really fun to see what students thought about this body of research and how they connected with it. 

May 19, 2017

The Outstanding Promise Award at university and college levels

I am extremely thrilled and honored to have been selected for the College of Computing and Informatics as well as the Drexel University Graduate College Award for Outstanding Promise

May 19, 2017

CHI 2017 paper press coverage

Here's an article Fast Company wrote about one of my CHI papers titled “If a person is emailing you, it just doesn't make sense”: Exploring Changing Consumer Behaviors in Email (co-authored with Frank Bentley and Nediyana Daskalova)

Apr 28, 2017

Paper accepted to the Journal of New Media & Society

I had a paper titled "Relationship breakup disclosures and media ideologies on Facebook" accepted to the Journal of New Media & Society, co-authored with Oliver Haimson, Munmun De Choudhury, and Gillian Hayes. Link to the paper to come soon! 

Apr 20, 2017

Teaching a graduate HCI course

I am thrilled to be teaching the graduate level Human Computer Interaction (INFO-608) course at the College of Computing and Informatics this summer. 

Mar 09, 2017

CSCW 2017 paper press coverage

My CSCW work on #depression posts, responses, and social support on Instagram has been covered by media outlets such as Huffington Post, Slate, Yahoo News, Daily Mail, Vocativ (kudos to them for a really cool visualization of part of the results), Refinery, Drexel News, and many more. Even some TV channels picked it up :)
I did this work in collaboration with my fantastic advisor, Andrea Forte and a fellow PhD candidate Pinar Ozturk. 

Feb 12, 2017

Case study paper accepted to CHI 2017

I had a case study paper accepted to CHI 2017, titled "It’s All About Coupons: Exploring Coupon Use Behaviors in Email", co-authored with Nediyana Daskalova and Frank Bentley.

Feb 06, 2017

Program committee member for ICWSM 2017

Jan 22, 2017

Best Paper Honorable Mention Award for CSCW 2017 Paper

I am beyond thrilled and thankful that the paper, Privacy, Anonymity, and Perceived Risk in Open Collaboration: A Study of Tor Users and Wikipedians, co-authored with Andrea Forte and Rachel Greenstadt, received a best paper honorable mention award at CSCW 2017. 

Jan 22, 2017

Best Paper Honorable Mention Award for CSCW 2017 Paper

I am beyond thrilled and thankful that the paper, Sensitive Self-disclosures, Responses, and Social Support on Instagram: The Case of #Depression, co-authored with Andrea Forte and Pinar Ozturk, received a best paper honorable mention award at CSCW 2017. 

Jan 22, 2017

3 papers accepted to CHI 2017

I am happy to announce that I had 3 full papers accepted to CHI 2017. 

1. "People are Either too Fake or too Real”: Opportunities and Challenges in Tie-based Anonymity, co-authored with Xiao Ma, Louise Barkhuus, and Mor Naaman. 

2. Class Confessions: Restorative Properties in Online Experiences of Socioeconomic Stigma, co-authored with Eugenia Ha Rim Rho, Oliver Haimson, Melissa Mazmanian, and Gillian Hayes.

3. “If a person is emailing you, it just doesn't make sense”: Exploring Changing Consumer Behaviors in Email, co-authored with Frank Bentley and Nediyana Daskalova. 

Nov 23, 2016

Accepted to the CHI 2017 Doctoral Consortium

I am thrilled to have been accepted to participate in the CHI 2017 Doctoral Consortium. So looking forward to what I'm sure is going to be a fantastic 2 days to discuss my and others' dissertation work. 

Nov 24, 2019

Accepted to the iConference 2017 Doctoral Colloquium

I am extremely thrilled and honored that I was invited to attend the 2017 iConference DC. However, I am sad that I had to decline as I won't be able to attend due to international travel restrictions. 

Nov 18, 2019

Video Call with a User-Centered Design Class

I video-called into Dr. Madeline Smith's User-Centered Design class together with Oliver Haimson as a guest, and discussed research and design for sensitive populations. It was lovely to hear how students thought about these topics and what questions they had. 

Nov 15, 2016

Best Poster Award at ACM GROUP Conference

I am excited to announce that a poster I presented on my dissertation work at the ACM GROUP conference won the best poster award. 

Oct 23, 2016

CSCW 2017 paper press coverage

Business Insider and Drexel Now are some of the sources that wrote about our CSCW 2017 paper on anonymity, privacy, and perceived risk in open collaboration. Read more: https://goo.gl/zI2svh and https://goo.gl/e30aI2

Oct 21, 2016

Q&A about Instagram's new feature

This week Instagram rolled out a new feature that allows users to flag content when they think a friend might be in serious emotional trouble. I shared some of my thoughts on this new tool in an interview with Britt Faulstick. Read more here: https://goo.gl/yRnuYZ

Sep 10, 2016

Doctoral Consortium at the ACM GROUP Conference

I am thrilled to announce that I was accepted and invited to attend the doctoral consortium at the 2016 ACM GROUP Conference. 

Sep 07, 2016

Paper accepted to CSCW 2017

I am very happy to announce that my paper titled "Sensitive Self-disclosures, Responses, and Social Support on Instagram: The Case of #depression," work in collaboration with Pinar Ozturk and Andrea Forte is accepted to CSCW 2017! I am super excited to present this work in Portland in February 2017!

Sep 07, 2016

Paper accepted to CSCW 2017

I am happy to announce that our paper titled "Privacy, Anonymity, and Perceived Risk in Open Collaboration: A Study of Tor Users and Wikipedians" (Andrea Forte, Nazanin Andalibi, Rachel Greenstadt) is accepted to CSCW 2017!

Aug 02, 2016

Google invited talk

I am excited to be giving a research talk at Google about my work on disclosures of sexual abuse on social media, anonymity, and support seeking. Very happy to see that Google cares about at-risk populations and their technological needs.

Jun 20, 2016

Organizing a woskshop at GROUP 2016

I am co-organizing a workshop at the 2016 ACM GROUP conference: "Exploring Ethics and Obligations for Studying Digital Communities," with Casey Fiesler, Pamela Wisniewski, and Jessica Pater. Submission deadline is August 12. Join us! 

Jun 10, 2016

Successfully defended dissertation proposal

I am extremely happy to announce that I am now ABD. I am very thankful to my advisor Andrea Forte, and committee members Elizabeth Churchill, Gabriela Marcu, Aleksandra Sarcevic, and Sarita Yardi Schoenebeck. Attendees enjoyed these cookies!

May 26, 2016

Organizing a woskshop at NordiCHI 2016

I am co-organizing a workshop for NordiCHI 2016 called "HCI and Sensitive Life Experiences," with Daniel HerronOliver HaimsonWendy Moncur, and Elise van den Hoven. Consider submitting your work and join us! Submission deadline is August 22. 

May 16, 2016

Attending the Human Computer Interaction Consortium (HCIC)

I am thrilled and honored to have been selected to attend the Human Computer Interaction Consortium (HCIC) this year. The theme is "Connected Life"! 

May 05, 2016

Research internship at Yahoo!

I am super excited to announce that I have accepted an internship offer from Yahoo! for summer 2016. I will be joining as a research intern where I will be working with the Communications product team and Frank Bentley. Psyched to work on exciting projects, impact products, and write lots of papers: best of the two worlds! 

May 05, 2016

CHI 2017 organizing committee

I am super excited be part of the organizing committee for the new venue at CHI 2017: CHI Stories, "designed to make visible the deeper lives of people in our field through their personal stories of inspirations, challenges, breakthroughs, setbacks, twists and turns."

May 05, 2016

Phoebe W. Haas Fellowship

I am extremely honored to receive the Phoebe W. Haas Fellowship for the 2015-16 academic year.

Mar 10, 2016

Culture analytics and user experience design workshop

I am invited and awarded a travel grant to attend the Culture Analytics and User Experience Design workshop at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) at UCLA, to be held April 11-15.

Mar 01, 2016

Paper accepted to Pervasive Health 2016

Our paper titled “TreatYoSelf: Empathy-driven Behavioral Intervention via Smartphone for Youth Living with HIV” (Gabriela Marcu, Nadia Dowshen, Shuvadittya Saha, Ressa Reneth Sarreal, Nazanin Andalibi) is accepted for the 10th EAI International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare

Feb 27, 2016

Press coverage of my CHI 2016 paper

Some press coverage of my CHI 2016 paper about social media disclosures of sexual abuse are available herehere, and here.

Feb 02, 2016

Talk at INSNA 2016 Sunbelt conference

My abstract titled "Sensitive Self-disclosures and Responses on Instagram," co-authored with Pinar Ozturk and Andrea Forte, was accepted for the INSNA 2016 Sunbelt Conference! I'll be giving a 20 minute talk on this research.

Feb 01, 2016

Workshop paper accepted for CHI 2016

I have a workshop paper accepted for the CHI 2016  Ethical Encounters in HCI workshop: “Social Computing Researchers, Vulnerability, and Peer Support,” co authored with Andrea Forte. The theme of the workshop is right up my alley, and I’m excited to be able to share my work and hear about other researchers’ experiences studying vulnerable populations. 

Program committee for CHI 2016 LBW

Very happy to announce that I will be on the program committee (PC) for CHI 2016's Late Breaking Work category serving as an associate chair for the CSCW LBW subcommittee. Such a great start to serving on the PC as a junior researcher. Watch out for review requests! :)

Dec 13, 2015

Paper accepted for CHI 2016

Very happy that a work dear to my heart is accepted to CHI 2016: “Understanding Social Media Disclosures of Sexual Abuse Through the Lenses of Support Seeking and Anonymity” with my amazing collaborators Oliver HaimsonMunmun De Choudhury, and Andrea Forte.

Dec 04, 2015

Program committee for CHI 2016 privacy workshop

Happy to be on the program committee for the CHI 2016 workshop “Bridging the Gap Between Privacy by Design and Privacy in Practice“.

Nov 19, 2015

Program committee for ICWSM 2016

I will be on the program committee for the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM) 2016.

Oct 13, 2015

Student volunteer for CSCW 2016

I will be a CSCW 2016 student volunteer this year as well. Looking forward to it!

Oct 08, 2015

Organizing committee for iConference 2016

I am honored and excited to be on the organizing committee for iConference 2016 as the Student Volunteer Co-chair with Oliver Haimson. I am committed to help create a fantastic experience for all the SVs and attendees :)

Sep 10, 2015

Blog post on revisiting the online/offline dichotomy

Aug 17, 2015

Paper accepted for CSCW 2016

Jun 01, 2015

A month at Georgia Tech for collaboration

I will be at the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech for collaboration for the month of June.

Mar 10, 2015

I am now a PhD candidate!

As of today, I am a PhD candidate. Many thanks to my advisor, Andrea Forte, and my candidacy committee members Denise Agosto and Gabriela Marcu. 

Jan 29, 2015

Workshop paper accepted for CHI 2015

I have a workshop paper accepted for the CHI 2015 Between the lines: Reevaluating the Offline/Online Binary workshop: ”Rethinking Self-disclosure:Online and Offline,” co-authored with Andrea Forte.

Jan 16, 2015

Travel grant and invitation to attend CRA-W 2015

I was invited and awarded a travel grant to attend the Graduate Cohort Workshop (CRA-W) held by the Computing Research Association in San Francisco, CA.

Dec 16, 2014

Workshop paper accepted for CSCW 2015

Dec 14, 2014

Extended abstract accepted for CSCW 2015

My extended abstract was accepted to CSCW 2015: "Depression-related Imagery on Instagram," co-authored with Pinar Ozturk and Andrea Forte

Oct 27, 2014

Student volunteer for CSCW 2015

I will be a CSCW 2015 student volunteer! First time being a CSCW SV should be awesome! I will also be the official photographer for the conference! :)

Aug 28, 2014

Special recognition for CSCW 2015 reviews

Just learned that my work for doing CSCW2015 reviews received “Special Recognition” :)

Aug 01, 2014

Poster accepted for the Social Media & Society Conference

My poster "Exploring Online Public Interactions Surrounding Mental Health: The Case of The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s Facebook Page" was accepted to the Conference on Social Media and Society. Also, my first time volunteering for a conference as the official photographer! 

Jun 15, 2014

Scholarship to attend Grace Hopper 2014

I was awarded a grant to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference in Phoenix, Arizona!

Jan 21, 2014

Travel grant and invitation to attend CRA-W 2014

I was invited and awarded a travel grant to attend the Graduate Cohort Workshop (CRA-W) held by the Computing Research Association in Santa Clara, CA.

Dec 08, 2013

Paper accepted for CHI 2014

Our paper "Designing Information Savvy Societies: An Introduction to Assessability,” (Andrea Forte, Nazanin Andalibi, Heather Willever-Farr, Thomas Park) was accepted to CHI 2014. I will be presenting this work in Toronto. 

May 28, 2013

Phoebe W. Haas Fellowship

I am extremely honored to receive the Phoebe W. Haas Fellowship for the 2013-14 academic year.

Apr 05, 2013

Travel grant and invitation to attend CRA-W 2013

I was invited and awarded a travel grant to attend the Graduate Cohort Workshop (CRA-W) held by the Computing Research Association in Boston, MA.

Sep 28, 2012

Starting my PhD at Drexel iSchool

I am starting my PhD in Information Studies at Drexel University's iSchool. I am beyond happy that I am going to be doing what I am most passianate about for the next few years and be part of a wonderful community. Cheers! 

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