Associate Professor of Informatics
Affiliated Faculty of the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex,
Gender, and Reproduction
Informatics West 305
- Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at Indiana University , 2004
Shaowen Bardzell is an Associate Professor in the School of Informatics and Computing and the Affiliated Faculty of the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction at Indiana University.
Known for her work in feminist HCI, Bardzell’s research explores the contributions of design, feminism, and social science to support technology’s role in social change. Recent research foci have included criticality in design, care ethics and feminist utopian perspectives on IT, and culture and creative industries in Asia. Her work is supported by the National Science Foundation and the Intel Science and Technology Center on Social Computing program.
Bardzell is on the editorial board of the journal Interacting with Computers and Journal of Peer Production. She is the co-author of Humanistic HCI in the Synthesis Lectures on Human-Centered Informatics (Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2015), and a co-editor of Critical Theory and Interaction Design (MIT Press, in press). She co-directs the Cultural Research in Technology (CRIT) Lab at Indiana University.
- Human Centered Computing
- Human Computer Interaction Design
- Proactive Health Informatics
- Social Informatics