Moment Lab Ph.D. students did a terrific job volunteering at ACM HotMobile 2017.  


Congratulations to Mai El-Sherief and undergraduate researcher Dana Nguyen on the acceptance of their paper "#NotOkay: Understanding Gender-based Violence in Social Media" to the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM) 2017!  The acceptance rate was only 14%!


Our 2017 CSCW paper, entitled "#Indigenous: Tracking the Connective Actions of Native American Advocates on Twitter," received an Honorable Mention Best Paper Award! 


We received two new NSF awards to continue our collaboration with the Tribal Digital Village, a wireless ISP provider for Native American reservations in San Diego county.  We are working to get more residents online and to improve their internet experience.  You can read about this work in the UCSB press release.


Congratulations to Morgan on the acceptance of her paper to CSCW 2017!  This paper analyzes how Native American advocates used social media to propagate political information during the 2016 presidential primaries.


I am the General Chair of ACM HotMobile 2017.  Looking forward to a wonderful conference in Sonoma, CA in February!


Congratulations to Paul Schmitt and Danny Iland on the acceptance of their paper to the IEEE Communications Magazine special issue on Wireless Technologies for Development, to appear in 2016!


Congratulations to Ph.D. student Paul Schmitt, on his four upcoming papers in 2016: Infocom, PAM, ICTD, and ACM LIMITS!  Great work! 


I spoke at the National Congress of American Indians in San Diego, CA on October 18, 2015 about my work done in collaboration with the Tribal Digital Village, which is focused on analyzing how Native Americans use the Internet and improving the Internet experience for those residents in the most remote areas of the reservations. 


Here is an article about our recent research trip to the Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan.