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Lynn Dombrowski, Ph.D.

Lynn Dombrowski
  • Assistant Professor, Human-Computer Interaction

Contact

lsdombroiupui [dot] edu
IT 583
317-278-7673

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Education

  • Ph.D. Informatics, School of Information and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine (2015)
  • M.S. Human-Computer Interaction and Design, Indiana University Bloomington (2010)
  • B.S. Computer Information Systems and Web and Digital Media Development, University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point (2008)

Biography

Lynn is an Assistant Professor in the Human-Centered Computing Department at the School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI. Previously, she attended the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, University of California, Irvine

Publications

Journal Articles

Dombrowski, L., Hayes, G. R., Mazmanian, M., & Voida, A. (2014). E-Government Intermediaries and the Challenges of Access and Trust. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 21(2), Article 13.

Referred Conference Papers

  • Haimson, O. L., Brubaker, J. R., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes G. R., (2015). Disclosure, Stress, and Support During Gender Transition on Facebook. To appear at CSCW 2015. [CSCW Honorable Mention Award]
  • Ringland, K., Wolf, C., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes G. R., (2015). Making “Safe”: Community-Centered Practices in a Virtual World Dedicated to Children with Autism. To appear at CSCW 2015.
  • Penzenstadler et al., (29 authors) (2014) ICT4S 2029: What will be the systems supporting sustainability in 15 years? Accepted to 2nd Int. Conf. on ICT for Sustainability. [ICT4S Best Paper Award Nominee]
  • Voida, A., Dombrowski, L., Hayes, G. R., & Mazmanian, M., (2014), Shared Values/Conflicting Logics: Working Around E-Government Systems. To appear in Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2014). Toronto, ON, Canada, April 26–May 1. New York: ACM Press. [CHI Best Paper Award Nominee] [nomination rate: 5%; Acceptance rate: 22.8%]
  • Brubaker, J., Dombrowski, L., Gilbert, M. A., Kusumakaulika, N., & Hayes, G. (2014). Stewarding a Legacy: Responsibilities and Relationships in the Management of Post-Mortem Data. To appear in Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2014). Toronto, ON, Canada, April 26–May 1. New York: ACM Press. [Acceptance rate: 22.8%]
  • Dombrowski, L., Brubaker, J., Hirano, S., Mazmanian, M., & Hayes, G. R. (2013). It takes a network to get dinner: Designing location-based systems to address local food needs. Proc. UbiComp 2013. 519-528, 2013. [Acceptance Rate: 23%] [Best Paper Award]
  • Dombrowski, L., Voida, A., Hayes, G. R., & Mazmanian, M., (2012). The labor practices of service mediation: a study of the work practices of food assistance outreach. Proc CHI 2012. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1977-1986. [Acceptance Rate: 23%]

Conference Posters

(Lightly Peer Reviewed)

  • Dombrowski., L. (accepted). Design Strategies for SocioTechnical Food Justice. To appear at iConference 2015.
  • Haimson, O., Brubaker, J., Loder, C., Dombrowski, L., Hayes, G.R., (accepted), User Response to Facebook’s Custom Gender Options. To appear at iConference 2015.
  • Dombrowski, L., Voida, A., Mazmanian, M., & Hayes, G. (2011). Food Insecurity in Southern California. Poster presented at the UCI Engage Conference 2011.
  • Dombrowski, L., Voida, A., Mazmanian, M., & Hayes, G. (2011). Food and Hunger Service Ecology. Poster presented at the Conference of the Californias 2011.
  • Dombrowski, L., Bolton, R., de Ruña, J., Bardzell, S., & Chen, S. (2009). Designing for Intimacy and the Tabletop. Poster presented at the Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces 2009 (ITS ’09). Banff, Canada.

Research Interests

Lynn studies, designs, and prototypes human-centered technologies to examine and promote social justice. Her work contributes to the fields of human-computer interaction, ubiquitous computing, and design. Her research explores the practices within and the design of the socio-technical systems meant to contend with large systemic social issues (e.g., hunger). Currently, Lynn's work focuses on the topics of hunger, food insecurity, labor issues, and more.

Given these interests and commitments, she explores themes of power, empowerment, politics, ethics, values, advocacy, and justice within the context of the design and use of sociotechnical systems.

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