Learning from Team and Group Diversity

Nurturing and Benefiting from our Heterogeneity
Sunday, November 10, 2019

Listed in alphabetical order. Please contact Michael Muller, michael_muller@us.ibm.com with questions or suggestions

  • Sue Fassell Cornell University (sfussell@cornell.edu)

    Sue R. Fussell is professor and director of graduate studies in Communications at Cornell University, Her research focuses on interpersonal communication in face-to-face and computer-mediated contexts, including intercultural computer-mediated communication and multi-lingual communication.

  • Ge Gao University of Maryland (gegao@umd.edu)

    Ge Gao is an Assistant Professor in the College of Information Studies (iSchool) at the University of Maryland, College Park. She conducts research that examines the joint effects of technology use and diversity on global teamwork.

  • Pamela J. Hinds Stanford University (phinds@stanford.edu)

    Pamela J. Hinds is Professor and Director of the Center on Work, Technology, and Organization in the

    Department of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University. She studies the interplay between technology and collaboration, especially on teams. Pamela has conducted extensive research on the dynamics of geographically distributed work teams, particularly those spanning national boundaries, and more generally on cross-boundary teams.

  • Michael Muller IBM Research (michael_muller@us.ibm.com)

    Michael Muller works as a research staff member at IBM Research. His work addresses collaboration and collaborative systems, diversity among paper co- authors, human-centered data science, and social justice.

  • Nigini Oliveira University of Washington (nigini@cs.washington.edu)

    Nigini Oliveira is an HCI researcher with interest in studying, designing, and building social computing systems for cultural diversities. He is now a Postdoctoral fellow at the Paul G. Allen School for Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington.

  • Katharina Reinecke University of Washington (reinecke@cs.washington.edu)

    Katharina Reinecke is an assistant professor at the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington, where she researches diversity barriers in technology, often using large-scale online experiments.

  • Lionel Robert Jr University of Michigan (lprobert@umich.edu )

    Lionel Robert Jr works as an associate professor at the School of Information (UMSI) at the University of Michigan. His work addresses online collaborations and human interactions with autonomous systems.

  • Pao Siangliulue B12 (pao@b12.io)

    Pao Siangliulue develops and studies creativity support tools. She works at B12 where she leads an engineering team that builds tools to support collaboration in creative teams.

  • Volker Wulf University of Siegen (volker.wulf@uni-siegen.du)

    Volker Wulf is professor of Information Systems and director of Media Resource Institute at University of Siegen. His research includes IT system design in real- world contexts, including cooperative systems and community-based support, often in an inter-cultural setting, with emphases on diversity and genders.

  • Chien-Wen Yuan National Taiwan Normal University (tinachienwenyuan@gmail.com)

    Chien-Wen Yuan is an assistant professor at the Graduate Institute of Library and Information Studies, NTNU in Taiwan. Her work revolves around computer- mediated communication and group collaboration for social connection and knowledge transfer.