Charlotte P. Lee, PhD
Associate Professor, Human Centered Design & Engineering
University of Washington
Dr. Charlotte P. Lee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) at the University of Washington and Director of the Computer Supported Collaboration (CSC) Laboratory. She has a BA in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley, an MA in Sociology from San Jose State University and a PhD in Information Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Lee’s research is in the fields of Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), Social Informatics, Design Studies, and Science and Technology Studies. Her work focuses on empirically describing and theorizing the informational practices, artifacts, and collaborative structures of communities of practice working towards a shared goal: collaborative design. Several of her papers have been nominated for a Best Paper Award at the ACM’s Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), and IEEE Collaborative Technologies and Systems (CTS) Conference. Dr. Lee has been awarded a Google Research Award for her work on online calendar sharing in intimate relationships and has also been awarded one NIH grant, and three NSF-funded grants that study aspects of collaboration in the development of cyberinfrastructure, including a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for “junior faculty who exemplify the role of outstanding teacher-scholars” awarded in 2010. She is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Computer Supported Cooperative Work (JCSCW).