Hello! Welcome to my website. I am a PhD student in the Human-Centered Computing program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) working in the Designing pARticipatory futurEs (DARE) lab. Before that, I spent a year investigating affective computing and how ethical issues related to sensing technologies at the border between public and private spaces (specifically “smart” video doorbells and home security cameras) can be understood using ecological systems theory.
I am working on expanding my methods toolbox to include research-through design and participatory and community-engaged research and design. I’m interested in questions involving cultural and environmental sustainability, transformative education, accessibility, affect and emotion, and tangible and embodied interaction.