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Erin Brady, Ph.D.

Erin Brady

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317-278-7672

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Education

Biography

Dr. Erin Brady is an Assistant Professor in the School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI. Her graduate work in Computer Science was completed at University of Rochester.

Before coming to IUPUI, Dr. Brady was a research assistant at University of Rochester from 2010 to 2013, and a visiting researcher at Carnegie Mellon University from 2013 to 2015. During her graduate study, she did a professional internship at Google in Mountain View where she worked to improve the web accessibility of one of their projects, and a research internship at Microsoft Research India in Bangalore.

Publications

For a full list of publications, please refer to my CV. Some selected publications include:

Research Interests

Dr. Brady's research is focused around accessibility and disability, and how they interact with technology and social media. Her recent work focuses on building tools which allow people with disabilities to crowdsource assistance in near-realtime when they encounter an inaccessible situation.

Some of her current interests include (a) how social media is used to sway perceptions of disability, (b) how well physical accessibility problems can be identified remotely, and (c) how people with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia use technology to engage in activism and advocacy around 'madness'.