Posts by: amyvoida

(Infra)structures of Volunteering

My paper entitled “(Infra)structures of Volunteering” has been accepted for publication to the ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. This research was carried out in collaboration with Dr. Matthias Korn and Zheng Yao, an undergraduate researcher from…

NSF REU Supplement

The National Science Foundation has awarded us a $16,000 REU (research experiences for undergraduates) supplemental grant to hire two undergraduate researchers to join our research on nonprofit-public partnerships. The undergraduate researchers will be involved in all sorts of research activities…

eGov Intermediaries

My paper entitled “E-Government Intermediaries and the Challenges of Access and Trust” has been accepted for publication in ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. Written with co-authors Lynn Dombrowski, Gillian Hayes and Melissa Mazmanian,  we present the results of a study examining…

Values in eGov Systems

My paper entitled “Shared Values/Conflicting Logics: Working Around E-Government Systems” has been accepted for publication at CHI 2014 (ETA: and nominated for a best paper award!). Written with co-authors Lynn Dombrowski, Gillian Hayes and Melissa Mazmanian, we describe results from…

Cloud-Based Information Work

My paper entitled “Turbulence in the Clouds: Challenges of Cloud-Based Information Work” has been accepted for publication at CHI 2013. Written with co-authors Judy Olson and Gary Olson, we report the results of a qualitative study of the user experience…

Public-NPO Partnerships

The NSF has awarded me a grant of $495, 677 over the next three years to study how members of the public are using technology in innovative ways to form more productive partnerships with nonprofit organizations. The research will focus…