Two CRIT Papers to be Presented at ACM DIS'2012

CRIT faculty members Shaowen Bardzell and Jeffrey Bardzell will be co-presenting two full papers at ACM DIS’2012 in Newcastle this month.

First is “Crafting Quality in Design: Integrity, Creativity, and Public Sensibility,” co-authored by CRIT researchers Shaowen Bardzell and Jeffrey Bardzell …


Ph.D. Student Participates in Two Doctoral Consortia

CRIT Ph.D. student Tyler Pace participated on doctoral consortia at both CSCW and CHI this year. The title of the CHI doctoral consortium contribution was “Creative self-expression in socio-technical systems.” The abstract follows:

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CRIT Faculty Actively Serve HCI Design Community

In the 2011-2012 academic year, CRIT faculty researchers Shaowen Bardzell and Jeffrey Bardzell have served the international HCI community and design subcommunity in diverse ways, including the following:

  • Program committee: Values Theme co-chair, DIS 2012: Shaowen Bardzell
  • Associate chair, DIS

New CRIT Members

CRIT is pleased to announce that Youngsuk Altieri has accepted her offer to the Indiana University Ph.D. program in Informatics (HCI track).

Youngsuk holds an MFA in Fine Arts, and the focus of her research is critical design. Youngsuk’s portfolio


CRIT students recognized by WIC

The Women in Informatics and Computing group at Indiana University holds spring banquet every year to honor faculty, associate instructors, and staff who have made a significant contribution towards empowering female students in computing. This year CRIT PhD students Shad

CRIT members organize workshop at CHI 2012

CRIT PhD student Gopinaath Kannabiran and CRIT honorary member Ann Light are organizing a workshop titled “Identity, Performativity, and HCI” at CHI 2012 on May 6, 2012.…


CRIT PhD Student to present at Thinking Gender 2012

CRIT PhD student Gopinaath Kannabiran has been selected to present his work at Thinking Gender 2012, UCLA on Feb 3, 2012.…


CRIT Ph.D. Student Admitted to Two Doctoral Consortia

Tyler Pace, an advanced Ph.D. student (whom you should try to hire if you have openings) was recently accepted to both the CSCW and CHI Doctoral Consortia. These highly competitive events bring together many of the most promising soon-to-graduate Ph.D. …


CRIT Co-Director Speaks on Feminist HCI at CMU

On Wednesday, November 16, CRIT co-director Shaowen Bardzell presented her work on Feminist HCI as a part of the Seminar Series in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) at Carnegie-Mellon University. The title of the colloquium talk was “Feminism and HCI: …


Special Issue on Feminist HCI Released Today

A special issue of Interacting With Computers (Elsevier) on Feminism and HCI was released today, co-edited by CRIT’s own Shaowen Bardzell and Yahoo! Research’s Elizabeth Churchill. Bardzell and Churchill also contributed an Editor’s Introduction, which motivates the topic, maps …