2018

Peer-Reviewed Publications & Abstracts

 

"Only if you use English you will get to more things": Using Smartphones to Navigate Multilingualism
Naveena Karusala, Aditya Vishwanath, Aditya Vashistha, Sunita Kumar, and Neha Kumar
CHI

Stitching Infrastructures to Facilitate Telemedicine in Low-Resource Environments
Rajesh Chandwani and Neha Kumar
CHI

El Paquete Semanal: The Week's Internet in Havana
Michaelanne Dye, David Nemer, Josiah Mangiameli, Amy Bruckman, and Neha Kumar
CHI

HCI Across Borders: Paving New Pathways (CHI 2018 Symposium)
Neha Kumar, Kurtis Heimerl, Naveena Karusala, Aditya Vashistha, David Nemer, Michaelanne Dye, Christian Sturm, Laura S. Gaytan-Lugo, Anicia Peters, Nova Ahmed, Nicola Dell, and Jay Chen
CHI EA. Forthcoming.

Social Media for Earthquake Response: Unpacking its Limitations with Care
Marisol Wong-Villacres, Cristina Velasquez, and Neha Kumar
CSCW

Care as a Resource for Underserved Learning Environments
Naveena Karusala, Aditya Vishwanath, Arkadeep Kumar, Aman Mangal, and Neha Kumar
CSCW

“Is Twitter meant for celebrities only?” A Qualitative Study of Twitter Use in India
Neha Kumar
In Abigail De Kosnik & Keith Feldman (eds.), #identity: Hashtagging Race, Gender, Sex, and Nation. University of Michigan Press. Forthcoming.

#ifafricawasabar: Participation on Twitter across African Borders
Naveena Karusala, Trevor Perrier, and Neha Kumar
In Abigail De Kosnik & Keith Feldman (eds.), #identity: Hashtagging Race, Gender, Sex, and Nation. University of Michigan Press. Forthcoming.

 

2017

Working with Women in ICTD
Jasmine Hentschel, Ishtiaque Ahmed, Faheem Hussain, Nova Ahmed, and Neha Kumar
ICTD Notes

Examining Low-Cost Virtual Reality for Low-Resource Learning Environments
Aditya Vishwanath, Matthew Kam, and Neha Kumar
DIS

Examining Localization Approaches for Community Health
Aditya Vashistha, Neha Kumar, Anil Mishra, and Richard Anderson
DIS

Crossing Borders, Building Bridges
Neha Kumar and Susan Dray
Interactions 24(3)

Usability, Tested?
Neha Kumar, Naveena Karusala, Aaditeshwar Seth, and Biswajit Patra
Interactions 24(4)

Locating the Internet in the Parks of Havana
Michaelanne Dye, David Nemer, Laura Pina, Nithya Sambasivan, Amy Bruckman, and Neha Kumar
CHI
Best Paper Honorable Mention

Sidestepping the Elephant in the Classroom: Using Culturally Appropriate Software To Teach Around Taboos
Piya Sorcar, Ben Strauber, Prashant Loyalka, Neha Kumar, and Shelley Goldman
CHI
Best Paper Honorable Mention

Women’s Safety in Public Spaces: Examining the Efficacy of Panic Buttons in New Delhi
Naveena Karusala and Neha Kumar
CHI

Goodbye Text, Hello Emoji: Mobile Communication on WeChat in China
Rui Zhou, Jasmine Hentschel, and Neha Kumar
CHI

Rice Today, Roti Tomorrow: Diets and Diabetes in Urban Indian Households
Jasmine Hentschel, Samyukta Sherugar, Rui Zhou, Vaishnav Kameswaran, Rajesh Chandwani, and Neha Kumar
CHI

Symposium 2017: HCI Across Borders
Neha Kumar, Susan Dray, Christian Sturm, Nithya Sambasivan, Laura S. Gaytan Lugo, Leonel Morales, Negin Dahya, and Nova Ahmed
CHI EA

When the Internet Goes Down in Bangladesh
Mehrab Bin Morshed, Michaelanne Dye, Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed, and Neha Kumar
CSCW

 

2016

Computing Beyond Gender-Imposed Limits
Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed, Nova Ahmed, Faheem Hussain, and Neha Kumar
LIMITS

Mobile Video Dissemination for Community Health
Aditya Vashistha, Neha Kumar, Anil Mishra, and Richard Anderson
ICTD

Addressing Patient Waiting Times in Low-Resource Environments
Neha Kumar, Rajesh Chandwani, and Naveena Karusala
ICTD Notes

The Ins and Outs for HCI for Development
Nicola Dell and Neha Kumar
CHI
Best Paper Honorable Mention

Development Consortium 2016: HCI4D Across Borders
Neha Kumar, Susan Dray, Andy Dearden, Nicola Dell, Melissa Densmore, Rebecca E. Grinter, Zhengjie Liu, Mario A Moreno Rocha, Anicia Peters, Eunice Sari, William Thies, Indrani Medhi Thies, William D. Tucker, Elba Valderrama Bahamondez, and Susan Wyche
CHI EA

Interviewing Against the Odds
Neha Kumar
In Sebastian Kubitschko & Anne Kaun (eds.), Innovative Methods in Media and Communication Research. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Learning about Teaching in Low-Resource Indian Contexts
Aditya Vishwanath, Arkadeep Kumar, and Neha Kumar
Learning @ Scale Works in Progress

 

2015

Understanding Sociotechnical Implications of Mobile Health Deployments in India, Kenya, and Zimbabwe
Neha Kumar, Waylon Brunette, Nicola Dell, Trevor Perrier, Beth Kolko, Gaetano Borriello and Richard Anderson
ITID 11(4)

The Gender-Technology Divide or Perceptions of Non-Use?
Neha Kumar
First Monday 20(11)

Designing for a Rural Online Learning Community
Aditya Vishwanath and Neha Kumar
DEV

Mobile Phones for Maternal Health in Rural India
Neha Kumar and Richard Anderson
CHI

Projecting Health: Community-Led Video Education for Maternal Health
Neha Kumar, Trevor Perrier, Michelle Desmond, Kiersten Israel-Ballard, Vikrant Kumar, Sudip Mahapatra, Anil Mishra, Shreya Agarwal, Rikin Gandhi, Pallavi Lal, and Richard Anderson
ICTD

Paper-Digital Workflows in Global Development Organizations
Nicola Dell, Trevor Perrier, Neha Kumar, Mitchell Lee, Rachel Powers, and Gaetano Borriello
CSCW 

 

2004-2014

Facebook for Self-Empowerment? A Study of Facebook Adoption in India
Neha Kumar
New Media and Society 16(7)

Mobiles, Music, and Materiality
Neha Kumar and Tapan Parikh
CHI

The Mobile Media Actor-Network in Urban India
Neha Kumar and Nimmi Rangaswamy
CHI

Banking 101: Mobile‐izing Financial Inclusion in an Emerging India
Neha Kumar, Akhil Mathur, and Siddhartha Lal
Bell Labs Technical Journal, 17(4)

Folk Music Goes Digital in India
Neha Kumar, Gopal Singh, and Tapan Parikh
CHI

New Media and Folk Music in Rural India
Neha Kumar and Tapan Parikh
CHI EA

Achieving Stability in Networks of Input-Queued Switches Using a Local Online Scheduling Policy
Shubha Nabar, Neha Kumar, Mohsen Bayati and Abtin Keshavarzian
GLOBECOM

Fair Scheduling in Input-Queued Switches Under Inadmissible Traffic
Neha Kumar, Rong Pan, Devavrat Shah
GLOBECOM

 

 

Peer-Reviewed Workshops, Posters, & Abstracts

2017

Taking a Feminist Approach to Feminist Futures
Naveena Karusala, Michael Muller, and Neha Kumar
CSCW Workshop on Imagining Intersectional Futures

Twitter as an Across-Border Social Media Platform: Who is Participating?
Naveena Karusala, Trevor Perrier, and Neha Kumar
CHI Symposium on HCI Across Borders

Designing for Use and Non-Use: The Case of Neighborhood Clinics
Azra Ismail, Naveena Karusala, and Neha Kumar
CHI Symposium on HCI Across Borders

Crossing Disciplinary Borders to Address Challenges of HIV Outreach
Samyukta Sherugar, Rajesh Chandwani, and Neha Kumar
CHI Symposium on HCI Across Borders

Virtual Reality for Many Kinds of Learning
Aditya Vishwanath and Neha Kumar
CHI Symposium on HCI Across Borders

A Tale of Two (Smart) Cities: Atlanta (USA) and Cox’s Bazar (Bangladesh) 
Mehrab Bin Morshed, Jay Chen, and Neha Kumar
CHI Symposium on HCI Across Borders

Designing Technologies for Non-Dominant Communities to Cross Social-Cultural Borders
Marisol Wong-Villacres, Betsy DiSalvo, and Neha Kumar
CHI Symposium on HCI Across Borders

Social Computing & Development
Michaelanne Dye, Amy Bruckman, and Neha Kumar
CHI Symposium on HCI Across Borders

ICT for an Inclusive Ecology of Parental Engagement: An Assets-Based Approach
Marisol Wong-Villacres, Neha Kumar, and Betsy DiSalvo
IDC Workshop on Equity and Inclusivity

 

2016

Targeting Sustainable Development Goal #5 Towards Gender Equality
Neha Kumar, Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed, Nova Ahmed, Faheem Hussain, and Aditi Dhar
ICTD Open Session

Agricultural Knowledge Management in Rural China: Learning from Existing Approaches in India
Rui Zhou, Jasmine Hentschel, and Neha Kumar
CHI Workshop on HCI Across Borders

Zero-Rating Plans Across Borders
Mehrab Bin Morshed and Neha Kumar
CHI Workshop on HCI Across Borders

Online Learning Across Diverse Low-Resource Indian Contexts
Aditya Vishwanath, Arkadeep Kumar, and Neha Kumar
CHI Workshop on HCI Across Borders

 

2012-2015

Balancing the Local and Global
Neha Kumar
Participatory Progress on the Digital Divide 2015

Being Gender-Aware in ICTD Research
Neha Kumar and Nicola Dell
ICTD 2015 Open Session

Ten Years of Facebook
Brady Robards, Sian Lincoln, Neha Kumar, Alice Marwick, and Ben Light
Association of Internet Researchers 2015

The ‘Mobility’ of Indian Youth
Neha Kumar
Madison South Asia Conference 2014

Mobile Media and Piracy in India
Neha Kumar and Tapan Parikh
Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth 2012