Brubaker Successfully Defends Dissertation

June 11th, 2015 by STAR | No Comments

Brubaker Successfully Defends Dissertation

Congratulations to Jed Brubaker for successfully defending his dissertation titled: “Death, Identity, and the Social Network” Committee: Gillian R. Hayes (Chair), Paul Dourish, Geoffrey C. Bowker, Melissa Mazmanian Abstract: What happens to our accounts, data, and digital identities after we die? Over 550,000 US Facebook users will die in 2015, but their deaths will not necessarily result in the […]


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 […]


Congratulations to Jed Brubaker on his Advancement!

February 29th, 2012 by STAR | No Comments

Congratulations to Jed Brubaker on his Advancement!

Congratulations to Jed Brubaker on advancing to Ph.D. candidacy on February 29, 2012. Jed presented his work on Identity, Post-mortem social networking, and a framework for social, spatial, and temporal expansions on social networking sites. Jed’s committee was comprised of Drs. Gillian Hayes, Melissa Mazmanian, Paul Dourish, Geoffrey Bowker, and Martha Feldman. Congratulations!


Congratulations to Meg Cramer on her Advancement!

February 29th, 2012 by STAR | No Comments

Congratulations to Meg Cramer on her Advancement!

Congratulations to Meg Cramer on advancing to Ph.D. candidacy in the Fall quarter of 2011! Meg presented her work on the tools and technology practices in elementary classrooms and designing to support reflection in learning. Meg’s committee was comprised of Drs. Gillian Hayes, Melissa Mazmanian, Bill Tomlinson, Mimi Ito, and Beth Van Es. Congratulations!