karen boyd

I'm a researcher interested in the way people think, and how we can design things to fit.

I'm currently working with Dr. Katie Shilton in the Ethics and Values in Design Lab (EViD) at the University of Maryland's iSchool. I am a Junior Fellow with the Center for the Advanced Study of Communities and Information (CASCI).

I also collaborate with Dr. Jim Hollan in the Design Lab at UCSD on computer activity tracking in the workplace, including values in context.

My broader interests include creativity, values in design, and especially how we can consider human values in organizations and job design.

I am also a teacher, a research consultant, and a painter.

If you are a prospective client, thank you for coming by! Unfortunately, I'm not taking on new clients at the moment. If you'd like, email me and let me know what kind of expertise you're looking for. If I don't know of someone I trust whose name I can give you, I know how we can find some one great to meet your needs.

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