Mary Czerwinski is a Research Manager of the Visualization and Interaction (VIBE) Research Group. Mary’s research focuses primarily on emotion tracking, information worker task management, health and wellness for individuals and groups. Her background is in visual attention and multitasking. She holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Indiana University in Bloomington. Mary was awarded the ACM SIGCHI Lifetime Service Award, was inducted into the CHI Academy, and became an ACM Distinguished Scientist in 2010. Mary became a Fellow of the ACM in 2016. She also received the Distinguished Alumni award from Indiana University’s Brain and Psychological Sciences department in 2014 and received a Distinguished Alumni award from the College of Arts and Sciences from Indiana in February, 2018.


  • Ph D, Cognitive Psychology, Indiana University Bloomington, 1988
  • MA, Experimental Psychology, Ball State University, 1982
  • BA, Psychology, Ball State University, 1982