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Featured Alumni

Robin Brewer earned her PhD in Northwestern’s Technology and Social Behavior program. Read her thoughts on her career and the future of human-computer interaction.

Learn more about Robin Brewer


Mark Díaz, who earned his PhD in Northwestern’s Technology and Social Behavior program, discussed his career and how he uses HCI to think rigorously about social and ethical problems.

Learn more about Mark Díaz



Alumni in Academic Positions

Miriam Boon

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Regina

Robin Brewer

Assistant Professor, University of Michigan

Mark Cartwright

Assistant Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Raymond Cornejo

Associate Professor, Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua

Maitraye Das

Assistant Professor, Northeastern University


Michael Ann DeVito

Assistant Professor, Northeastern University


Brooke Foucault Welles

Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Research for the College of Arts, Media and Design,  Northeastern University


Christina Harrington

Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University


Josh Hibschman

Adjunct Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, Taylor University

Julie Hui

Assistant Professor, University of Michigan

Brian Keegan

Assistant Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder

Yongsong Kim

Postdoctoral Researcher, Carnegie Mellon University


Pei-Yi Kuo

Associate Professor, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Sheena Erete

Associate Professor, University of Maryland

Amanda Lazar

Assistant Professor, University of Maryland

Alina Lungeanu

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Northwestern University

Sneha Narayan

Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Carleton College

Anne Oeldorf-Hirsch

Associate Professor, University of Connecticut

Andrea Tartaro

Associate Professor, Computer Science Department, Furman University

Marlon Twyman

Assistant Professor, University of Southern California

Yvette Wohn

Associate Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology


Alumni in Industry Positions


Patti Bao

Former Google Staff UX Researcher

Scott Cambo

Researcher of Human-Centered Machine Learning and Senior Data Scientist


Sarah D’Angelo

UX Researcher, Google

Mark Diaz

Research Scientist, Ethical AI team at Google

Jordan Eschler

UX Researcher, Meta


Jessica Feuston

UX Researcher, Meta

Mike Greenberg

UX Research Manager, Meta


Colin Fitzpatrick

UX Researcher in Ads and Public Content, Meta


Brent Hecht

Director of Applied Science, Microsoft Research

Emily Harburg

Director of Emerging Technology and Innovation, EF Education First

Matthew Heston

Data Scientist, Sprout Social

Isaac Johnson

Research Scientist, the Wikimedia Foundation

Ethan Manilow

Research Scientist at Google Brain (Magenta Team) 

Nick Merola

Quantitative Research and Data Science at Slack

Lauren Scissors

Director of Research, Meta


Prem Seetharaman

Research Scientist, Descript

David A. Shamma



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