News & Announcements


September, 2018

Looking forward to meeting the new cohort of professional MS students in our innovative low-residency Master of HCI and Design: http://mhcid.ics.uci.edu


May, 2018

Congratulations Simone Lanette for your successful Doctoral Defense:
Title: The Mere Presence of Mobile Phones During Parent-Teen Interactions.
Committee:  Melissa Mazmanian (Chair), Gillian Hayes, and Candice Odgers

Now go do amazing things!



August, 2018

I am honored to accept a position as Senior Editor for the premiere management journal, Organization Science


November, 2017

Enjoyed a chance to discuss “Information Technologies in Everyday Life: Perpetuating and Intensifying the Myth of What It Is to Be an Ideal Worker, Perfect Parent and Ultimate Self” at the Informatics Seminar Series.


June, 2018

Christine Beckman and I are happy to see our most recent Organization Science article, “Making” Your Numbers: Engendering Organizational Control Through a Ritual of Quantification, in print


March, 2016

Great news. Gillian Hayes and myself have just received a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to study the impact of mobile phones on perceived closeness and quality of social interactions among parents and teens with doctoral student Simone Lanette


February, 2016

Katie Pine and I are enjoying seeing our most recent Academy of Management Journal article, Artful and Contorted Coordinating: The Ramifications of Imposing Formal Logics of Task Jurisdiction on Situated Practice" in print


May, 2015

Congratulations Lynn Dombrowski on your successful Doctoral Defense.

Thesis: Exploring and Designing for Sociotechnical Food Justice

Advisors: Drs. Gillian R. Hayes and Melissa Mazmanian

Congratulations on your position as an Assistant professor in Human Centered Computing at IUPUI!


May, 2015

Congratulations Ellie Harmon on your successful Doctoral Defense.

Thesis: Computing as Context: Experiences of Dis/Connection Beyond the Moment of Non/Use

Advisor: Melissa Mazmanian

Now go enjoy life in Portland!


May, 2015

I am thrilled to announce that my tenure case was approved and I am officially an Associate Professor of Informatics in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences.


September, 2013

I am proud to announce that Kathleen Pine and myself were recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation: Creating a Data-Driven World: Situated Practices of Collecting, Curating, Manipulating, and Deploying Data in Healthcare. Click here for information about the grant