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I lead Facebook’s News Feed Research team which is part of the larger User Experience Research team at Facebook. Our team uses quantitative and qualitative methods to better understand how people use News Feed in order to improve their experiences.

Previously, I was at Northwestern University where I completed my PhD in the Media, Technology & Society program, in the School of Communication, at Northwestern University. I was part of the CollabLab: The Laboratory for Understanding Collaborative Technology and worked with Darren Gergle. I also spent time doing research internships at IBM in Cambridge, MA (2010) and at Pew Internet (2007).

I have presented my work at venues such as the International Communication Association and Society for Personality and Social Psychology annual conferences, and published my work in the Proceedings of Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and Psychological Science.