Dombrowski Successfully Defends Dissertation

June 11th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

Dombrowski Successfully Defends Dissertation

Congratulations to Lynn Dombrowski for successfully defending her dissertation titled: “Sociotechnical Food Justice: Examining and Designing Public Interventions for Systemic Social Issues” Committee: Gillian Hayes (Co-Chair), Melissa Mazmanian (Co-Chair), Carl DiSalvo, Geoffrey Bowker Abstract: In my work, I examine and design public sociotechnical interventions for systemic social issues. I use food insecurity, or a lack of […]


CSCW Best Paper Honorable Mention

March 6th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

CSCW Best Paper Honorable Mention

Congratulations to Oliver Haimson, Jed Brubaker, Lynn Dombrowski, Gillian Hayes on their CSCW Best Paper Honorable Mention! Haimson, O. L., Brubaker, J. R., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes, G. R. Disclosure, Stress, and Support During Gender Transition on Facebook. Proceedings of ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing 2015.


iConference Publications

January 14th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

iConference Publications

Several members of STAR had publications accepted to this year’s iConference. Congratulations! Haimson, O. L., Menking, A., Eschler, J., Erickson, I., & Hayes, G. R. Exploring Gender, Race, and Sexuality with Social Media Data. Workshop at iConference 2015. more info: https://iconferencesocialmediadata.wordpress.com/ CFP: https://iconferencesocialmediadata.wordpress.com/call-for-papers/ Haimson, O. L., Brubaker, J. R., Loder, C., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes, […]


Dombrowski Recipient of Roberta Ellen Lamb Endowed Memorial Fellowship

November 13th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Dombrowski Recipient of Roberta Ellen Lamb Endowed Memorial Fellowship

Lynn Dombrowski has been selected to receive the Roberta Ellen Lamb Endowed Memorial Fellowship in ICS for the 2014-15 academic year. The Roberta Ellen Lamb Endowed Memorial Fellowship was created to honor the life of Associate Professor of Informatics Roberta Lamb, who passed away in late 2006. Her parents, Mosselle and Bob Pione, funded an […]


STAR CSCW 2015 Papers

September 2nd, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

STAR CSCW 2015 Papers

Three papers by STAR group members have been accepted for CSCW 2015! Haimson, O. L., Brubaker, J. R., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes, G. R. (2015). Disclosure, Stress, and Support During Gender Transition on Facebook. In Proceedings of the ACM 2015 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work. Ringland, K. E., Wolf, C. T., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes, […]


Dombrowski Awarded Newkirk Graduate Student Fellowship!

August 2nd, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Dombrowski Awarded Newkirk Graduate Student Fellowship!

Congratulations to Lynn Dombrowski, whose project on “How various perspectives on social justice affect the visioning and design of systems and technologies aimed to address issues of food justice” was awarded a Newkirk Graduate Student Fellowship for 2014-2015! The Newkirk Center for Science and Society awarded Lynn $8,000 to support her work.


Dombrowski and Brubaker Awarded ISTC Graduate Research Fellowships!

May 28th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Dombrowski and Brubaker Awarded ISTC Graduate Research Fellowships!

Congratulations to Lynn Dombrowski and Jed Brubaker, who were both awarded Intel Science and Technology Center (ISTC) for Social Computing Graduate Research Awards for the 2014-2015 academic year! The ISTC for Social Computing is one of a network of university-based research centers supported by Intel Corporation. Based at UC Irvine, ISTC-Social is focused particularly on […]


Best Paper Nominee at ICT4S 2014!

May 4th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Best Paper Nominee at ICT4S 2014!

A many-authored paper, including STAR group members Lynn Dombrowski and Gillian Hayes among its authors, was nominated for a Best Paper Award at the ICT for Sustainability 2014 conference! TITLE: ICT4S 2029: What will be the systems supporting sustainability in 15 years? AUTHORS: Birgit Penzenstadler, Bill Tomlinson, Eric Baumer, Marcel Pufal, Ankita Raturi, Debra Richardson, […]


STAR Paper Wins Honorable Mention Award at CHI 2014!

February 16th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

STAR Paper Wins Honorable Mention Award at CHI 2014!

Congratulations to Amy Voida, Lynn Dombrowski, Gillian Hayes, and Melissa Mazmanian, whose paper “Shared Values/Conflicting Logics: Working Around E-Government Systems” won an Honorable Mention Award at CHI 2014! Abstract: In this paper, we describe results from fieldwork conducted at a social services site where the workers evaluate citizens’ applications for food and medical assistance submitted […]


Dombrowski Passes Topic Proposal!

February 16th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Dombrowski Passes Topic Proposal!

Congratulations to Lynn Dombrowski, who successfully passed her dissertation topic proposal defense on Friday, February 14, and is now ABD (All But Dissertation)! Her topic is Food Justice and Interaction Design: As a domain, human computer interaction and interaction design of issues of moral and ethical import. Frequently, the topics of social justice (e.g., hunger, […]