Emily Wang

(she/they)

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Areas of Study

Education

  • PhD, technology and social behavior, Northwestern University
  • MS, technology and social behavior, Northwestern University
  • BS, engineering, Olin College

Biography

Emily Wang (she/they) is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Oberlin College. Building on her interdisciplinary training in computing, design, and the social sciences, Emily's research at the overlap of Human-Computer Interaction and Disability Studies focuses on how to design technologies and workplaces to be more accessible to people with disabilities. Her research projects have included collaborations with members of the chronically ill, Blind, Deaf, and neurodiverse communities. Emily has also developed new curricula for and taught courses about programming, Human-Computer Interaction, and inclusive design.

Emily's interests include Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Inclusive Design, Accessibility and Disability Studies.

  • Emily Q. Wang and Anne Marie Piper. 2022. The Invisible Labor of Access in Academic Writing Practices: A Case Analysis with Dyslexic Adults. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction 6, CSCW1: 120:1-120:25. https://doi.org/10.1145/3512967
  • Emily Q. Wang and Anne Marie Piper. 2018. Accessibility in Action: Co-Located Collaboration among Deaf and Hearing Professionals. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction 2, CSCW: 180:1-180:25. https://doi.org/10.1145/3274449

Fall 2022

Introduction to Computer Science — CSCI 150