I'm on the job market for positions with research expectations for a Fall 2024 start date. If you know of opportunities at the intersection of youth, technology, and learning, feel free to reach out!
Kumusta! I'm a postdoctoral researcher and Computing Innovations Fellow
at the University of Washington's Code & Cognition Lab
. I earned my PhD and M.S. from the University of Chicago, and my B.S. from the University of Virginia, all in Computer Science. My scholarship includes computing education research and human-computer interaction, particularly in critical and effective technology learning experiences for youth. I have been named a Harper Fellow
, an EECS Rising Star
, and an NSF Graduate Research Fellow
. My work has won multiple Best Paper-type awards at the International Computing Education Research Conference (ICER) and the conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI).
, Alannah Oleson, Lena Armstrong, Audrey LeMeur, Amy J. Ko. "Funds of Knowledge used by Adolescents of Color in Scaffolded Sensemaking around Algorithmic Fairness" Research Paper in the Proceedings of the 2023 ACM International Computing Education Research (ICER) Conference
Best Paper Award
, Rotem Landesman, Stefania Druga, and Amy J. Ko. "Scaffolding Children's Sensemaking around Algorithmic Fairness." Research Paper in the Proceedings of the 2023 ACM Conference on Interaction Design for Children (IDC)
Diana Franklin, Jean Salac
, Zachary Crenshaw, Saranya Turimella, Zipporah Klain, Marco Anaya, and Cathy Thomas. "Exploring Student Behaviors Using the TIPP&SEE Learning Strategy." Research Paper in the International Computing Education Research (ICER) Conference
, 2020. Best Paper Award
, Cathy Thomas, Chloe Butler, Ashley Sanchez, and Diana Franklin. "TIPP&SEE: A Learning Strategy to Guide Students through Use-->Modify Scratch Activities." Research Paper in the Proceedings of the 51st ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE)