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Specialization

  • Collaboration
  • Computer Supported Cooperative Work
  • Group Interaction

Biography

Meredith Ringel Morris is a computer scientist conducting research in the areas of human-computer interaction (HCI), computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW), social computing, and accessibility. Her current research focus is on accessibility, particularly on the intersection of accessibility and social technologies. In the past, her main research focus was social and collaborative web search. She has also studied other classes of collaboration technologies, including gesture systems and tabletop computing systems.

Morris is a Principal Researcher and Research Manager for the Ability research group at Microsoft Research. She is also an affiliate Professor in the School of Computer Science & Engineering and in the Information School at the University of Washington, where she participates in the dub research consortium.

Education

  • Ph D, Computer Science, Stanford University, 2006
  • MS, Computer Science, Stanford University, 2003
  • Sc.B, Brown University, 2001

Publications and Contributions

  • Conference Paper
    Crowdlicit: A system for conducting distributed end-user elicitation and identification studies (2019)
    Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’19) Authors: Abdullah Ali, Meredith Ringel Morris, Jacob O. Wobbrock
  • Conference Paper
    Crowdsourcing similarity judgments for agreement analysis in end-user elicitation studies (2018)
    Proceedings of the 31st Annual Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST 2018) Authors: Abdullah Ali, Meredith Ringel Morris, Jacob O. Wobbrock
  • Conference Paper
    Improving dwell-based gaze typing with dynamic, cascading dwell times (2017)
    Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '17) Authors: Martez Mott, S. Williams, Jacob O. Wobbrock, Meredith Ringel Morris
  • Conference Paper
    Touchplates: Low-cost tactile overlays for visually impaired touch screen users (2013)
    Proceedings of the ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility Authors: S. K. Kane, Meredith Ringel Morris, Jacob O. Wobbrock