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Adjunct & Affiliate Faculty, Lecturers

Adjunct Faculty

James FogartyJames Fogarty, PhD, Human Computer Interaction, Carnegie Mellon University; BS, Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Human-Computer Interaction, User Interface Software and Technology, and Ubiquitous Computing. Home department: Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering.
Batya Friedman Batya Friedman, PhD and BA, University of California, Berkeley. Co-director Value Sensitive Design Research Laboratory. Human-computer interaction, especially human values in design, social and cultural aspects of information systems, and design methodology. Home department: The Information School.

Thomas Furness

Thomas Furness, PhD, Engineering and Applied Science, University of Southampton, England; BS, Electrical Engineering, Duke University. Founder and International Director (HIT Lab UK). Display systems engineering, human factors, computer graphics. Home department: Industrial & Systems Engineering.

David HendryDavid Hendry, PhD, Computer Science, Robert Gordon University, MSC and BA, Computing and Information Science, University of Guelph. Human-computer interaction, development and evaluation of systems for information access, end-user programming, and cross-functional design. Home department: The Information School.
Benjamin Mako Hill, PhD, MIT Sloan School of Management / MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Research at the intersection of communication, human-computer interaction, and sociology. Home department: Communication.
Katharina ReineckeKatharina Reinecke, PhD, Computer Science, University of Zurich, Switzerland. Key research areas: human-computer interaction, intelligent user interfaces, cross-cultural experimentation. Home department: Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering.
Axel RoeslerAxel Roesler, PhD, Cognitive Systems Engineering. Interactive, visual, and dynamic display of information and the impact of innovation in everyday life. Areas of application are information visualization, coordination of perspectives on data, and user experience design. Home department: Division of Design, School of Art + Art History + Design.
Franziska RoesnerFranziska Roesner, PhD, Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington. Key research areas: computer security and privacy, computer systems design, human-computer interaction. Home department: Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering. 
Emma RoseEmma J. Rose, PhD, Human Centered Design & Engineering and MS Technical Communication, University of Washington. BA, English, Duquesne University. Practice of user experience, human-robot interaction, and participatory research methods. Home department: Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Tacoma. 
Jamie SnyderJaime Snyder, PhD, Information Science and Technology, Syracuse University. MFA, Visual Art, Stanford University. BFA, Painting, Temple University. Areas of specialization are computer supported cooperative work, human-computer interaction, and information visualization. Home department: The Information School.
Katherine Steele
Katherine Steele, PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University. MS, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University. BS, Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. Development of musculoskeletal models and simulation for use in evaluating human movement for clinical applications. Home department: Mechanical Engineering. 
Jason YipJason Yip, PhD, Teaching and Learning & Policy and Leadership, University of Maryland – College Park. Key research areas: learning sciences, human-computer interaction, science education. Home department: The Information School.

Affiliate Faculty

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Daniel Avrahami, PhD, Human-Computer Interaction, Carnegie Mellon University. MS, Human-Computer Interaction, Carnegie Mellon University. Senior Research Scientist, FX Palo Alto Laboratory
Michael BergMichael Berg, MBA, University of Washington (2011); MS, Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington (2009); BA in Psychology, Anthropology, and English, University of Washington (2001). IT Program Manager with the User Experience Central Group, Microsoft Corporation.

Suzanne Boyd

Suzanne Boyd, MA, Department of Communication, UW. Principal Consultant, Anthro-Tech, Inc.
 Keith Butler, PhD Experimental Cognitive Psychology & Quantitative Research Methods, Tufts University; MS,  Experimental Psychology, Tufts University; BA, Psychology, California State University at Long Beach.
Charlie ClaxtonCharlie Claxton, MS, Human Centered Design & Engineering (TC), University of Washington (2008); BS, Journalism, University of Missouri-Columbia (2000). Head of User Experience, Amazon.
Rebecca Destello
Rebecca Destello, MS, Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington (2011). Manager, Research & Insights, Atlas Informatics.
Carla DiFranco
Carla DiFranco, MA, German Translation, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Kent State University (1997); BA, German Languages and Literature, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Ohio State University (1993). Senior Program Manager, Application Compatibility and Device Compatibility, Microsoft.
Zakiya Hanafi
Zakiya Hanafi, PhD, Italian Studies, minor in Comparative Literature (French), Stanford University (1991); MA, Comparative Literature (French and Italian), University of British Columbia (1987). Assistant Professor of Romance Languages, University of Washington (1991-1996); Adjunct Professor, Ca'Foscari University of Venice (2003-2009).
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Mary Beth Hasselquist, MD, Mayo Medical School (1980); BS, University of Minnesota (1976). Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington; Obstetrician, Group Health Hospital.
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Andrew Monroy-Hernandez, PhD, MIT Media Lab. MS, MIT Media Lab. Social computing systems for collaborative creativity and collective action. Researcher, FUISE Labs, Microsoft Research. 
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Margie Morris, PhD, Psychology, University of New Mexico. BA, English, Haverford College. Emotion, relationships, and technology. Senior Researcher, Intel.
Matthew Shobe
Matthew Shobe, MS, Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington (1996); BA, Professional Writing, Purdue University (1993). 
Placeholder ImageLauren Thomas, PhD, Engineering Education, Virginia Tech “Preparing and Progressing: A Narrative Study of Optics and Photonics Graduate Students’ Identity-Trajectory”. MS Optical Engineering, Opto-electronics track, Norfolk State University, BS  Physics, Spelman College. 
Roger Vilardaga
Roger Vilardaga, PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno. Mobile technologies for advancement of contextual behavioral science. Home department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. 

Lecturers

Mike Altman

Mike Altman, BS, Information Science, Cognitive Psychology, Northeastern University. Senior UX Designer, Amazon Web Services.

Senior UX Designer, Amazon

Course: HCDE 536

Placeholder ImageLindsay Beach, MFA, Design Development & UX, The Ohio State University; BFA, Graphic Design, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Senior UX Designer, Amazon Web Services

Course: HCDE 536

Elin BjorlingElin Björling, PhD, Nursing Science, University of Washington; MA, Psychology, Antioch University Seattle. 

Clinical Faculty, School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership, University of Washington - Tacoma. Leading interdisciplinary project to design and develop social robot to measure stress and mood in teens.

Course: HCDE 518, HCDE 519

Mary Colleen-JenkinsMary Colleen-Jenkins, MA, Literature, Ohio University; BA, English, Ohio University; Certificate, Editing, University of Washington.

Course: ENGR 231

Paul ElrifPaul Elrif, PhD, cognitive and experimental psychology, Tufts University. UX research, UX design, marketing research, and UX software development. 

Principal: Caelus LLC.  Owner: Dragonfly Nutrition Bars. 

Course: HCDE 518
Daniella Kim
Daniella Kim, PhD, Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington; BS, Animal Science, University of California, Davis. Principal; Halibut Flats Research and Development.
 
User Experience Researcher, OneSpark.
 
Course: HCDE 502, HCDE 517, HCDE 518
Tina Louks-Jaret
Tina Loucks-Jaret, MS, Technical Communication, University of Washington; BS Environmental Studies and BS Botany, University of Washington. 
 
Owner, Petals to Protons Technical Writing & Editing.
 
Course: ENGR 231
Robin Martin-Emerson
Robin Martin-Emerson, MS, Experimental and Cognitive Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; BS, Psychology, University of Florida. 
 
User Research Director, Blink UX.
 
Course: HCDE 511
Kate Mobrand
Kate Mobrand, PhD, Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington; MS, Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington; BS, Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington.
 
Course: ENGR 231
Jonathan Morgan
Jonathan Morgan, PhD, Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington; MS, Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington. 
 
Senior Design Researcher, Wikimedia.
 
Course: DATA 512

Manuela NoskeManuela Noske, PhD, Linguistics, University of Chicago.

Program Manager, Microsoft

Course: HCDE 512

Robert RacadioRobert Racadio, PhD, Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington; MS, Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington. 

Design Research Manager, Premera Blue Cross.

Course: HCDE 501

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Irini Spyridakis, MS, Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington; BS, Geography, University of Washington.

Course: HCDE 231, HCDE 301

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Chris Wrenn

Course: ENGR 231

Telle ZeilerTelle Zeiler, MS, Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington (2011) with a specialization in User-Centered Design & Communication.

Senior UX Researcher, Nordstrom.

Course: HCDE 518

Sarah Zuberec
Sarah Zuberec, Master of Applied Science, Industrial Engineering - Human Factors, University of Toronto; Bachelor of Applied Science, Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto.

Course: HCDE 511, HCDE 518, HCDE 313