Jeffrey Bardzell is Professor of HCI/Design and new media at the School of Informatics in Indiana University – Bloomington. With a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and Minor in Philosophy, Bardzell brings a humanist perspective to HCI and is known for developing a theory of interaction criticism. His other HCI specialties include aesthetic interaction, user experience design, amateur multimedia design theory and practice, and digital creativity.

Shaowen Bardzell is Professor in the School of Informatics and Computing and the Affiliated Faculty of the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction at Indiana University. Known for her work in feminist HCI, Shaowen’s research centers on a network of concepts of interest to both feminists and HCI, including scientifically rigorous and socially just research methodologies, human sexuality, embodiment, marginality, and everyday aesthetics.

PhD Students

Szu-Yu (Cyn) Liu

Patrycja Zdziarska

MS Students

Xi (Lucy) Lu

Former PhD Students

Gopinaath Kannabiran

Gopinaath Kannabiran

Austin Toombs

Austin Toombs

Shad Gross

Shad Gross

Katie O'Donnell

Katie O’Donnell


Honorary Scholars

Ann Light