kuksenok /about /now
PhD, MS in Computer Science & Engineering from University of Washington
BA in Applied Math; Computer Science from Oberlin College, Ohio, US
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564x740; ca. Summer 2014
Current position: Developer at SAP Innovation Center Potsdam, Germany
Research interests: the art/joy of programming
- software production as a process, and as a craft
- how non-professional developers write code
Research methods: many and mixed!
- qualitative, ethnographic approaches
- user research through interviews and surveys
- semi-automated analysis of textual, numeric, or network data
- Influence apart from Adoption: How Interaction between Programming and Scientific Practices Shapes Modes of Inquiry in Four Oceanography Teams. (Ph.D. research)
- Code Work in Science: How it changes and Why is matters how we talk about change. A short, 6-minute-read version with just the figures and implications.
- Role of social media in 2014 Ukraine Maidan events (Central European University, Phil Howard)
- Combining automated analysis of user-generated content with qualitative methods (Amazon.com, references upon request)
- Emotion in scientific creativity - automating analysis of a large chat dataset (UW, Cecilia Aragon)
- Classroom tech for language learning (UW, Charlotte Lee)
- Using active learning to improve statistical machine translaiton output (AT&T Research, Srinivas Bangalore)
- Accessibility of user-generated content (UW/CMU, Jen Mankoff)
- Navigating conflicting health information online in chronic illness management (Carnegie Mellon, Jen Mankoff)
Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications
A video of an invited panel appearance - moderated by Nick Denton, Gawker Media founder - about the role of social media in political action. (Budapest, 2014)
- Chen C, White L, Kowalewski T, Aggarwal R, Lintott C, Comstock B, Kuksenok K, Aragon C, Holst D, Lendvay T. Crowd-Sourced Assessment of Technical Skills: a novel method to evaluate surgical performance. J Surgical Res. 2014; 187(1): 65-71.
- Kuksenok K, Brooks M, Wang Q, Lee C P. Challenges and Opportunities for Technology in Foreign Language Classrooms. CHI 2013, premier publishing venue in the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) community. Best Paper Honorable Mention (top 5%)
- Kuksenok K, Mankoff J, Brooks M. Accessible Online Content Creation by End Users. Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, 2013.
- Brooks M, Kuksenok K, Torkildson M K, Perry D, Robinson J J, Scott T J, Anicello O, Zukowski A, Harris P, Aragon C. Statistical Affect Detection in Collaborative Chat. In Proceedings of the 2013 conference on Computer supported cooperative work. ACM, 2013.
- Scott T J, Kuksenok K, Brooks M, Aragon C. Adapting Grounded Theory to Construct A Taxonomy of Affect in Collaborative Online Chat. Proceedings of the 30th ACM international conference on Design of communication. ACM, 2012
- Mankoff J, Kuksenok K, Kiesler S, Rode J, Waldman K. Competing Online Viewpoints and Models of Chronic Illness. Proceedings of ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2011.
Selected Other Publications
- Bangalore S, and Kuksenok K. "System and method for collaborative language translation." U.S. Patent No. 9,323,746. 26 Apr. 2016.
- Kuksenok K. "Multilingualism on Social Media in the Maidan Movement." Digital Eastern Europe. Edited by Schreiber and Kosienkowski. 2015.
You may also know me as: Kateryna Kuksenok, Katie Kuksenok, Katja Kuksenok, Kt Kuksenok. Feel free to use any! I prefer Katja or Katerena (emphasis on the "re" syllable, pronounced as in "reykjavik," not as in "ice cream").