Skip to main content

“Kate Starbird, former basketball star, chooses a different route — as usual”

2020491305A lovely Seattle Times article on Kate Starbird, a faculty member in Human Centered Design & Engineering and an adjunct professor in CSE.

“Kate Starbird does what she can to brighten her dreary fourth-floor office at Sieg Hall. A picture of her newborn nephew is above her desk. A cluster of succulent plants sits below a window looking out onto the University of Washington campus.

“Starbird, 37, is a first-year assistant professor in UW’s Department of Human Centered Design and Engineering and director of the Emerging Capacities of Mass Participation laboratory. In English, that means she teaches how social media is used in crisis situations and how to design better applications for digital volunteers.”

Read more here.