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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, Universiteit van Amsterdam

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

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Washington


Jessica Feuston

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Colorado, Boulder

Brooke Foucault Welles

Associate Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Communication Studies at Northeastern University


Christina Harrington

Assistant Professor, DePaul University

Brent Hecht

Associate Professor, Northwestern 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

Assistant Professor, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Sheena Erete

Associate Professor, DePaul University

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

Daniel Rees Lewis

Postdoctoral Researcher, Northwestern University

Andrea Tartaro

Associate Professor, Computer Science Department, Furman University

Marlon Twyman

Assitant Professor, University of Southern California

Yvette Wohn

Assitant 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, Facebook

Mike Greenberg

UX Research Manager, Facebook

Colin Fitzpatrick

UX Researcher in Ads and Public Content, Facebook

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, Facebook

Prem Seetharaman

Research Scientist, Descript

David A. Shamma



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