Abstract: In this talk, he will describe the Citizen Interaction Design program, which partners with Michigan cities to conduct user experience research projects, connects students to information problems in civic contexts, and implements civic technology for a broad range of civic problems. Dr. Lampe will discuss the structure of this program, several projects that have been done in cities like Jackson, Detroit and Lansing, as well as the pedagogical outcomes of the work. Finally, he will connect this program to HCI research more broadly, and discuss next stages of this program.
Bio: Cliff Lampe is a Professor in the School of Information at the University of Michigan. Previously, he was on the faculty of the College of Communications Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University. His work crosses Communication and Computer Science topics, with a focus in social computing and human-computer interaction. His recent work has included studies of social media use, online communities, and civic technology. Cliff is a Distinguished Member of the ACM, and holds multiple service roles in the ACM community, including current Executive Vice President of ACM SIGCHI.
Co-sponsored with the I&M PhD Program.