Spectrum Astro, Gilbert, AZ
Summer Intern, Strategic Planning and Proposal Operations Department
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, Needham, MA
Library Website Developer
York Telecom Corporation, Eatontown, NJ
Web Developer, Engineering Department
2000 - 2001
Affordable Web Designs, Little Silver, NJ
Web developer / sole proprietor
1998 - 2000
Refereed Conference Papers with Proceedings
Caraban A, Karapanos E, Teixeira V, Munson SA, Campos P. “On the Design of Subly: Instilling Behavior Change during Web Surfing through Subliminal Priming.” Persuasive 2017. (Best Paper Award)
Zia JK, Chung C, Schroeder J, Munson SA, Kientz JA, Fogarty J, Bales E, Schenk JM, Heitkemper MM. “The feasibility, usability, and clinical utility of traditional paper food and symptom journals for patients with irritable bowel syndrome
.” Neurogastroenterology & Motility
(Lightly) Refereed Presentations and Posters
Fogarty J, Kientz J, Munson SA, Patel S. “Getting Personal with Personal Informatics.” HCIC 2014.
Lee SY, Munson SA. “The relationship between new and traditional media.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting 2014.
McCarthy T, Turner AM, Munson SA. “A Mobile App for Hypothesis Testing Symptoms Triggers in Tourette Syndrome.” NLM Informatics Training Conference 2013.
Riley W, Morris ME, Munson SA, Resnick P. “AffectCheck: How Real-time Feedback on Affective Tone Influences Twitter Communication.” Medicine 2.0 2011.
Lee D, Munson SA, Congleton B, Ackerman MS, Newman MW, Finholt TA, Hofer EC. “Montage: A platform for physically navigating multiple pages of web content.” Extended Abstracts of CHI 2009.
Hansen D, Munson SA. “Patient-Driven Content Creation: Effectively Introducing Wiki Repositories to Virtual Support Communities.” Medicine 2.0 2008.
Laughlin C, Cummings C, Lee A, Munson SA, Tsai J. “They Speak: One-on-One Interviews with Female Engineering Students on Project-based Learning.” ASEE Regional Conference 2006.
Invited Talks & Panels
“Designing to Help People Find Insights & Experiences in Personal Data.” University of California - Irvine Department of Informatics Seminar Series. 3 February 2017.
“Sharing traces: Barriers and Facilitators to Getting Support and Accountability ” (keynote). Workshop on Activity-Based Networks, SocInfo 2016. 14 November 2016.
“Challenging Assumptions in the Design of Self-Tracking Tools.” Design for Healthcare. 9 November 2016.
“Designing to Help People Find Insights & Experiences in Personal Data.” Puget Sound SIGCHI. 20 October 2016.
“Getting More Value from Self-Monitoring Data, Alone and Together”Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of California – San Diego. 16 May 2016.
“Getting More Value from Personal Informatics Data, Alone and Together.” Group Health Research Institute. 14 July 2015.
“Getting More Value from Personal Informatics Data, Alone and Together.” Brown University. 8-10 April 2015.
“Building and Breaking Bubbles: Designing Technological Systems that Select and Present News” (panelist), Communication Shaped by Algorithms: Technological, Economic, Social, and Ethical Challenges, ECREA 2014, Lisbon, Portugal, 14 November 2014.
“Exposure to Political Diversity Online,” Cooperation Group and the MIT Center for Civic Media. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. 25 August 2014.
“Sharing for Caring: Using Social Media to Improve Health and Wellness.” Behavioral Outcomes Research Group, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA. 12 February 2014.
“'It's not that I don't have problems, I'm just not putting them on Facebook': Challenges and Opportunities in Using Online Social Networks for Health,” FIRST Seminar, School of Information, University of Michigan. 18 February 2011.
“Selecting and Presenting Diverse Political Opinions Online,” dub Seminar, University of Washington. 21 July 2010.
“Happier Together: Integrating a Wellness Application Into a Social Network Site,” dub Seminar, University of Washington. 23 June 2010.
“Presenting Diverse Political Opinions: How and How Much,” FIRST Seminar, School of Information, University of Michigan. 15 January 2010.
“Mechanical Turk for Social Science,” Interdisciplinary Faculty Seminar, School of Information, University of Michigan. With Eytan Bakshy. 28 October 2009.
“WikFest: Starting and Growing Successful Wikis” (panelist), 2008 International Symposium on Wikis, Porto, Portugal. 10 September 2008.
Workshops and Workshop Papers
Gouveia R, Pereira F, Caraban A, Munson SA, Karapanos E. “You Have 5 Seconds: Designing Glanceable Feedback for Physical Activity Trackers.” Atelier of Smart Garments and Accessories for Healthy Lifestyles, Ubicomp Adjunct 2015, 7 September 2015.
Epstein DA, Lee NB, Bales E, Fogarty J, Munson SA. “Wearables of 2025: Designing Personal Informatics for a Broader Audience.” Workshop on Beyond Personal Informatics: Designing for Experiences of Data, CHI 2015, 18 April 2015.
Participant. Exploring Interdisciplinary Grand Challenges in ICT Design to Support Proactive Health and Wellbeing, Perspectives Workshop, Dagstuhl, 29 June-2 July 2014.
Epstein DA, Fogarty J, Munson SA. “Failures in sharing personal data on social networking sites,” UbiComp Adjunct 2014, 695-698.
Participant. Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies Exploratory Workshop on Social Media and Health. University of British Columbia, 3-5 February 2013.
Participant. Ultra-large-scale Interaction Workshop, CCC/CRA Roadmapping for Interactive Technology. Chicago, IL, 25-27 October 2010.
Munson SA. “Participation and Polarization,” Technology Mediated Social Participation. NSF Workshop. Ballston, VA, 22-23 April 2010.
Munson SA; Lauterbach, D; Newman, M, Resnick, P; Morris, M. “Integrating Wellness Interventions with Existing Social Network Sites,” Wellness Informatics Workshop. CHI 2010. 10 April 2010.
Munson SA; Lauterbach, D; Newman, M, Resnick, P; Morris, M. “The Opportunity of Social Computing to Make Us Healthier Together,” Workshop on CSCW Research in Healthcare: Past, Present, and Future. CSCW 2010.
Doctoral Consortia & Mentoring Programs
mHealth Summer Training Institute, NIH, UCLA, 26-30 August 2013.
Summer Institute, Consortium for the Science of Sociotechnical Systems. June 2011. Captiva Island, Florida.
Doctoral Consortium. Persuasive 2010. June 2010. Copenhagen, Denmark.
Mentoring Program. Workshop on Interactive Systems in Healthcare, CHI 2010. April 2010. Atlanta, Georgia.
Doctoral Consortium. Conference on Communities and Technologies. June 2009. Pennsylvania State University.
“CAREER: Inspecting Personal Informatics Tools
& Practices to Unlock Value in Self-Tracked Data.” NSF IIS #1553167. 2016. $591,642.
University of Washington Innovation Award. 2015. Co-PI with James Fogarty, Julie Kientz, Shwetak Patel, Roger Vilardaga, and Jasmine Zia. $500,000.
“Sharing Patient Lifelog Data with Primary Care Clinicians for two patient populations: preventative care and chronic disease management.” AHRQ 1R21HS023654. 2014. PI with Jasmine Zia, Allison Cole, Julie Kientz, and James Fogarty.
Facebook. Unrestricted gift. 2013.
Microsoft FUSE Labs. Unrestricted gift. 2013.
“Impacts of Public Announcements of Goals and Outcomes on Goal Completion.” Applying Behavioral Economics to Persistent Health Challenge, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Co-authored with PIs Paul Resnick, Caroline Richardson, and Erin Krupka. $99,626.
Intel PhD Fellowship. 2011.
REU Supplement to “BALANCE: Optimizing News and Opinion Aggregators for Diversity.” NSF IIS Small #0916099 Amendment #001. Supplement coauthored with PI Paul Resnick. $16,000.
“BALANCE: Optimizing News and Opinion Aggregators for Diversity.” NSF IIS Small #0916099. Co-authored with PI Paul Resnick and Daniel Xiaodan Zhou. $499,312.
“Social Software for Wellness Interventions.” 2009. University of Michigan Rackham Graduate Pre-Candidate Research Grant. $1,500.
REU Supplement to “Manipulation-Resistant Recommender Systems.” NSF IIS Small #0812042 Amendment #001. Supplement coauthored with investigator Paul Resnick. $16,000.
“Opinion Diversity in Online Political Discussions.” 2008. Yahoo! Key Technical Challenge Grant. $5,000.
Franko, B; Giuntoli, D; Senoadi, N; Robb, C; Munson, S; Bengtsson, R; Mitchell, B; Fletcher, H. (2013). Cloud Image Replacement for Terrain Display, United States Patent #8,519,951.
Franko, B; Giuntoli, D; Senoadi, N; Robb, C; Munson, SA; Bengtsson, R; Mitchell, B; Fletcher, H. (2006). Flight Portal
, United States Patent #7,777,718.
Professional & Institutional Service
Panel and Workshop Organization
Chamberlain A, schraefel mc, Poole ES, Munson SA, Churchill E. “Moving Beyond e-Health and the Quantified Self,” workshop for CSCW 2015, Vancouver, Canada. February 2015.
Introne J, Levy K, Munson SA, Goggins S, Wash R, Aragon C. “Design, Influence, and Social Technologies: Techniques, Impacts and Ethics,
” workshop for CSCW
2012, Seattle, Washington.
Huh J, Hartzler A, Munson SA, Anderson N, Edwards K, Gore JL, O'Leary J, Parker A, Streat D, Yetisgen-Yildiz M, Pratt W, Ackerman MS. “Brainstorming Design for Health: Helping Patients Utilize Patient-Generated Information on the Web
,” workshop for CSCW
2012, Seattle, Washington.
Morris ME, Consolvo S, Markle K, Munson SA (co-organizers), Patrick K, and Tsai J. (2011). “Facebook for Health: Opportunities and Challenges for Driving Behavior Change,” panel for CHI 2011, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Hemphill L, Munson SA (co-organizers; 2008). “Training, Integration, and Identity: A Roundable Discussion of Undergraduate and Professional Master's Programs in iSchools,” iConference 2008
, Los Angeles, California
SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Specific Application Areas 2015
Interaction Beyond the Individual 2013 - 2014
Workshop jury 2012 - 2013
Works-in-Progress program committee 2011
AAAI International Conference on Weblogs & Social Media
Social Media / Publicity Chair2017
Program Committee 2011 - 2014
Pervasive Health. Program Committee 2017
Human Computer Interaction Consortium. Venue selection (2010; for 2011), co-webmaster (2010), webmaster (2011).
Association for Computing Machinery
Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI)
Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction
Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)
Designing Interactive Systems (DIS)
Hypertext and Social Media
Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp)
Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST)
Transactions on Human Computer Interaction (TOCHI)
Computers & Human Behavior
Conference on Communities and Technologies
Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare
The Information Society
Interacting with Computers
International Conference on Information Systems
International Journal of Human Computer Studies
International Journal of Medical Informatics
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association
Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics
Journal of Computer Supported Cooperative Work
Journal of Information Technology & Politics
Journal of Medical Internet Research
Journal of Personal & Ubiquitous Computing
Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology
JMIR Mental Health
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
Policy & Internet
National Science Foundation
Institute of Translational Health Sciences
University of Washington
MHCI+D Executive Committee2016 - present
Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering
Bachelor's Curriculum Committee2012 - present
Space Committee2012 - present
Technology Committee2012 - 2013
School of Information, University of Michigan
Doctoral Committee2010 - 2011
Executive Committee, Doctoral Student Organiation2010 - 2011
North Quad Committee (new facility)2009 - 2010
Faculty Search Committee2008 - 2009
Curriculum Committee2006 - 2007
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Strategic Advisory Committee2005 - 2006
Organizational Health Committee2003 - 2004
Information Technology Working Group2002 - 2004
Council of Olin Representatives (student government)
Vice President of Student Initiatives
Development committee member
2003 - 2004
2002 - 2003
2001 - 2002
Olin Volunteer Ambassadors League2001 - 2004
Curricular Decision Making Board2002
Olin Partner Year2001 - 2002
FIRST Robotics Competition
Advised students on team at Hyde Park High School, Hyde Park, MA2004
Autodesk Visualization Award — created system for regional judging2003
Advised 14-school team, created demonstration board featured at the kick-off workshop2002
Boy Scouts of America
Order of the Arrow Vigil Honor member, Lodge Chief, Section Vice Chief1997 - 2002
Junior Leadership Training Course Staff, Monmouth Council2000 - 2001
Count Basie Learning Center, Red Bank, NJ
Systems and Network Administrator1998 - 2001
Faculty Award (Junior), College of Engineering, University of Washington2017
Best Paper Award & Best Paper Honorable Mention (x2), CHI 20172017
Best Paper Award, Persuasive 20172017
Best Paper Award, CSCW 20162016
Teaching Award, College of Engineering, University of Washington2015
Best Paper Award, CHI 20152015
Gary M. Olson Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award, School of Information, University of Michigan2010
Yahoo! Innovative Teaching with Technology Award2009
First place, CHI Student Design Competition2007
School of Information Scholarship2006 - 2007
Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation GRFP2006, 2007
Olin Scholarship2001 - 2006
AT&T Scholarship2001 - 2005
NASA MarsPort Competition - led finalist team & Outreach Award winner2002
Founders Award, Order of the Arrow, BSA2001
National Merit Scholar2001