A photo of me

Photo of my PCT finish!

A photo of writing-in-progress

I am an ethnographer, researcher, writer, bicyclist, hiker (PCT 2013, AT 2008), Portland Thorns fan, sci-fi/fantasy reader, and novice ceramist. I live with my partner, Luke Olbrish, in Portland, Oregon by way of California, New Mexico, and Georgia.  » Bio « 

I have a PhD in Information and Computer Science from UC Irvine, an MS in Human-Computer Interaction from GA Tech, and a BS in Computer Science also from GA Tech. I know how to write software, and I used to design custom textiles and furniture.  » CV/Resume « 

As a researcher, I study how computing technologies – and stories about them – matter for social life and human experience. Recent projects include:

I have experience teaching college-level UX research and design as well as object oriented programming at UC Irvine and Georgia Tech, repsectively.  » Teaching «