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CHI 2012

May 5, 2012
Austin, TX

Qualitative Research Planning

The workshop location is Convention Center Room 12a | CHI 2012 Program and Site Map (maps pg 135 - 139)

We will be dining as a group for lunch and dinner:
Lunch - Mekong River | Google Maps

Dinner - Mai Thai | Google Maps

The Organizers

Jennifer Rode, Drexel University

Jennifer Rode is an Assistant Professor at Drexel University. Her BS is in anthropology and her graduate training focused on HCI and ethnography. Her research is largely ethnographic, examining gender largely within the space of ubiquitous computing targeted towards the domestic realm.

Bonnie Nardi, University of California, Irvine

Bonnie Nardi is an anthropologist interested in social life on the internet. Her theoretical foundation is activity theory. She is a full professor in the Department of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine. Her most recent book is Activity Theory in HCI: Fundamentals and Reflections Synthesis Lectures on Human-Centered Informatics (Morgan and Claypool Publishers). Her current work is on the development of occupational identities in peripheral work sites remote from core locales.

Mark Blythe, Northumbria University

Mark Blythe is a design ethnographer working in the field of Human Computer Interaction. His resesarch interests include the agng population, looming ecological catastrophe and messed up world in which we live Recent projcts include collaborations with Goldsmith's Interaction Research Studio which were based at a residential care home and a nunnery. His other work draws on critical theory and YouTube to consider the impacts of new and emerging technologies. He is a full professor in Interdisciplinary Design at Nothumbria University in the UK.