STREET Lab is focused on understanding and supporting the sociotechnical practices of marginalized communities around the world, with an emphasis in resistance, informality, and social justice. We are an interdisciplinary research group working with Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), Social Computing, Development Studies, Political Science,
Some broad research projects that we currently work on:
How are social movements using technologies? How can we support them?
Researchers: Priyank Chandra, Paridhi Gupta, Cagdas Dedeoglu, Cansu Ekmekcioglu, Adrian Petterson, Beth Zabib, Janna Akimova, Ashique Ali T, Emily Su
CHI 2023 Workshop - Supporting Social Movements through HCI and Design Research
How does technologies (and algorithmic management) shape labour experiences in digital marketplaces?
Researchers: Priyank Chandra, Isabella Rodriguez, Adrian Petterson, Olivia Doggett, Ashique Ali T
How can we build more inclusive systems and processes?
Researchers: Priyank Chandra, Adrian Petterson, Carolyn Ly, Trevor Cross, Ishani Pandey, Alexander Parent
How are notions of the Posthuman used in HCI and Design fields?
Researchers: Cagdas Dedeoglu, Kit Haehnal, Priyank Chandra