Leysia Palen

Ph.D

Personal Homepage
http://www.cs.colorado.edu/~palen/Home/Welcome.html
Employer
University of Colorado (http://www.colorado.edu/)
Email
palen@colorado.edu

Leysia Palen is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU). She is part of the Human-Centered Computing area, and have affiliations to other similarly-minded organizations at CU. She has worked in a variety of domains and investigated a range of topics in Human-Centered Computing.
Currently and most actively, she work in the area of Crisis Informatics, which describes the intersecting trajectories of social, technical and information matters in crises and disasters.
Members and affiliates of her's research group-the ConnectivITy Lab-and she are leading research that investigates the evolving role of information and communication technologies (ICT) in emergency and disaster situations, with a particular focus on information dissemination and the implications of ICT-supported public participation on informal and formal crisis response.

Publication Statistics

Publication period start
1995
Publication period end
2012
Number of co-authors
40

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Publications

Mark, Gloria, Bagdouri, Mossaab, Palen, Leysia, Martin, James, Al-Ani, Ban, Anderson, Kenneth (2012): Blogs as a collective war diary. In: Proceedings of ACM CSCW12 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work , 2012, . pp. 37-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2145204.2145215

Sarcevic, Aleksandra, Palen, Leysia, White, Joanne, Starbird, Kate, Bagdouri, Mossaab, Anderson, Kenneth (2012): "Beacons of hope" in decentralized coordination: learning from on-the-ground medical twitt. In: Proceedings of ACM CSCW12 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work , 2012, . pp. 47-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2145204.2145217

Starbird, Kate, Palen, Leysia (2012): (How) will the revolution be retweeted?: information diffusion and the 2011 Egyptian upris. In: Proceedings of ACM CSCW12 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work , 2012, . pp. 7-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2145204.2145212

Pipek, Volkmar, Palen, Leysia, Landgren, Jonas (2012): Workshop summary: collaboration & crisis informatics (CCI'2012). In: Companion Proceedings of ACM CSCW12 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work , 2012, . pp. 13-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2141512.2141520

Starbird, Kate, Palen, Leysia (2011): "Voluntweeters": self-organizing by digital volunteers in times of crisis. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2011 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2011, . pp. 1071-1080. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1978942.1979102

Starbird, Kate, Palen, Leysia (2011): More than the usual suspects: the physical self and other resources for learning to progra. In: Proceedings of the 2011 iConference , 2011, . pp. 614-621. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1940761.1940844

Vieweg, Sarah, Hughes, Amanda L., Starbird, Kate, Palen, Leysia (2010): Microblogging during two natural hazards events: what twitter may contribute to situationa. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2010 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2010, . pp. 1079-1088. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1753326.1753486

Starbird, Kate, Palen, Leysia, Hughes, Amanda L., Vieweg, Sarah (2010): Chatter on the red: what hazards threat reveals about the social life of microblogged info. In: Proceedings of ACM CSCW10 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work , 2010, . pp. 241-250. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1718918.1718965

Shklovski, Irina, Palen, Leysia, Sutton, Jeannette (2008): Finding community through information and communication technology in disaster response. In: Proceedings of ACM CSCW08 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work , 2008, . pp. 127-136. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1460563.1460584

Sanusi, Alena, Palen, Leysia (2008): Of Coffee Shops and Parking Lots: Considering Matters of Space and Place in the Use of Pub. In Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 17 (2) pp. 257-273. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10606-007-9062-3

Sanusi, Alena, Palen, Leysia (2008): Of Coffee Shops and Parking Lots: Considering Matters of Space and Place in the Use of Pub. In Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 17 (2) pp. 257-273. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10606-007-9062-3

Giaccardi, Elisa, Palen, Leysia (2008): The Social Production of Heritage Through Cross-Media Interaction: Making Place for Place-. In International Journal of Heritage Studies, 14 (3) pp. 282-298. http://x.i-dat.org/~eg/research/pdf/GiaccardiPalen_IJHS08.pdf

Palen, Leysia, Vieweg, Sarah (2008): The emergence of online widescale interaction in unexpected events: assistance, alliance &. In: Proceedings of ACM CSCW08 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work , 2008, . pp. 117-126. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1460563.1460583

Palen, Leysia, Liu, Sophia B. (2007): Citizen communications in crisis: anticipating a future of ICT-supported public participat. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2007 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2007, . pp. 727-736. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1240624.1240736

Palen, Leysia, Hughes, Amanda (2007): When home base is not a place: parents\' use of mobile telephones. In Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 11 (5) pp. 339-348. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00779-006-0078-3

Palen, Leysia, Hiltz, Starr Roxanne, Liu, Sophia B. (2007): Online forums supporting grassroots participation in emergency preparedness and response. In Communications of the ACM, 50 (3) pp. 54-58. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1226736.1226766

Grinter, Rebecca E., Palen, Leysia, Eldridge, Margery (2006): Chatting with teenagers: Considering the place of chat technologies in teen life. In ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 13 (4) pp. 423-447. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1188816.1188817

Palen, Leysia, Aalokke, Stinne (2006): Of pill boxes and piano benches: \"home-made\" methods for managing medication. In: Proceedings of ACM CSCW06 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work , 2006, . pp. 79-88. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1180875.1180888

Kristensen, Margit, Kyng, Morten, Palen, Leysia (2006): Participatory design in emergency medical service: designing for future practice. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2006 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2006, . pp. 161-170. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1124772.1124798

Brush, A. J. Bernheim, Palen, Leysia, Swan, Laurel, Taylor, Alex S. (2005): Designs for home life. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2005 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2005, . pp. 2035-2036. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1056808.1057087

Palen, Leysia, Dourish, Paul (2003): Unpacking "privacy" for a networked world. In: Cockton, Gilbert, Korhonen, Panu (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 2003 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 5-10, 2003, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA. pp. 129-136.

Palen, Leysia, Salzman, Marilyn C. (2002): Voice-mail diary studies for naturalistic data capture under mobile conditions. In: Churchill, Elizabeth F., McCarthy, Joe, Neuwirth, Christine, Rodden, Tom (eds.) Proceedings of the 2002 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work November 16 - 20, 2002, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. pp. 87-95. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/587078.587092

Grinter, Rebecca E., Palen, Leysia (2002): Instant messaging in teen life. In: Churchill, Elizabeth F., McCarthy, Joe, Neuwirth, Christine, Rodden, Tom (eds.) Proceedings of the 2002 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work November 16 - 20, 2002, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. pp. 21-30. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/587078.587082

Palen, Leysia, Salzman, Marilyn C. (2002): Beyond the handset: designing for wireless communications usability. In ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 9 (2) pp. 125-151. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/513665.513669

Palen, Leysia (2002): Mobile telephony in a connected life. In Communications of the ACM, 45 (3) pp. 78-82. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/504729.504732

Palen, Leysia, Salzman, Marilyn C., Youngs, Ed (2001): Discovery and Integration of Mobile Communications in Everyday Life. In Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 5 (2) pp. 109-122. http://springerlink.metapress.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&issn=1617-4917&volume=5&issue=2&spage=109

Palen, Leysia, Salzman, Marilyn C., Youngs, Ed (2000): Going Wireless: Behavior & Practice of New Mobile Phone Users. In: Kellogg, Wendy A., Whittaker, Steve (eds.) Proceedings of the 2000 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work , 2000, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. pp. 201-210. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/cscw/358916/p201-palen/p201-palen.pdf

Palen, Leysia (1999): Social, Individual & Technological Issues for Groupware Calendar Systems. In: Altom, Mark W., Williams, Marian G. (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 99 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference May 15-20, 1999, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. pp. 17-24. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/chi/302979/p17-palen/p17-palen.pdf

Palen, Leysia (1999): Social, individual and technological issues for groupware calendar systems. In: Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems May 15-20, 1999, Pittsburgh, USA. pp. 17-24. https://www.cs.colorado.edu/~palen/Papers/CHI99.pdf

Haag, Zsolt, Palen, Leysia (1998): ECSCW\'97 Doctoral Colloquium. In ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, 30 (1) pp. 11-12. http://www.acm.org/sigchi/bulletin/1998.1/students.html

Moran, Thomas P., Palen, Leysia, Harrison, Steve, Chiu, Patrick, Kimberg, Daniel Y., Minneman, Scott, Melle, William van, Zellweger, Polle T. (1997): "I'll Get That Off the Audio": A Case Study of Salvaging Multimedia Meeting Records. In: Pemberton, Steven (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 97 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference March 22-27, 1997, Atlanta, Georgia. pp. 202-209. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/chi/258549/p202-moran/p202-moran.pdf

Ackerman, Mark S., Palen, Leysia (1996): The Zephyr Help Instance: Promoting Ongoing Activity in a CSCW System. In: Tauber, Michael J., Bellotti, Victoria, Jeffries, Robin, Mackinlay, Jock D., Nielsen, Jakob (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 96 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 14-18, 1996, Vancouver, Canada. pp. 268-275. http://www.acm.org/sigchi/chi96/proceedings/papers/Ackerman/ack_txt.htm

Grudin, Jonathan, Palen, Leysia (1995): Why Groupware Succeeds: Discretion or Mandate?. In: Marmolin, Hans, Sundblad, Yngve, Schmidt, Kjeld (eds.) ECSCW 95 - Proceedings of the Fourth European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work 11-15 September, 1995, Stockholm, Sweden. pp. 263-278.