I am an associate professor and founding faculty in the Department of Information Science at the University of Colorado Boulder. I hold an adjunct appointment with the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University, a courtesy appointment with the CU Boulder Department of Computer Science, and am a faculty fellow with the ATLAS Institute. I conduct research in human-computer interaction and computer supported cooperative work, with a focus on philanthropic informatics. [more]

INFO 298 / 315 UCB
Dept. of Information Science
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309

Highlighted Research

Collective Action

Collective action has long been an avenue for social change. Many new technologies have been designed or used to foster collective action—although often working alongside nonprofit organizations instead of...

Everyday Philanthropy

This research explores the often-mundane, everyday activities that go into living a philanthropic life. Our research—carried out in collaboration with the employees, donors, and volunteers of several nonprofit community...

The Data-Driven Nonprofit

We have partnered with a wide variety of nonprofit organizations to better understand their information management strategies and struggles. Our findings suggest that the knowledge workers (both employees and...

Social Media & Engagement

Our fieldwork with staff at a variety of nonprofit organizations highlights significant challenges and design opportunities for social media in the nonprofit sector. In particular, there are critical mismatches...