Charlotte P. Lee

Director, Computer Supported Collaboration Laboratory Charlotte P. Lee
Associate Professor, Human Centered Design & Engineering
Adjunct Associate Professor, Information School
cplee – at – uw dot edu
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Dr. Lee has a B.A. in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley, an M.A. in Sociology from San Jose State University and a Ph.D in Information Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Lee’s research is in the fields of Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), Social Informatics, Design Studies, and Science and Technology Studies. Her work focuses on empirically describing and theorizing the informational practices, artifacts, and collaborative structures of communities of practice working towards a shared goal: collaborative design. Her paper entitled the “Human Infrastructure of Cyberinfrastructure” was nominated for the Best Paper Award at the ACM’s Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work. Dr. Lee is the principle investigator of three NSF-funded projects studying aspects of collaboration in the development of cyberinfrastructure including a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for “junior faculty who exemplify the role of outstanding teacher-scholars” awarded in 2010. She is also on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Computer Supported Cooperative Work.

Affiliated Researchers

Drew Paine, PhD

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Drew Paine is an affiliated CSC lab researcher and past postdoc, PhD student, and laboratory manager.

Ph.D. Students

Andrew Neang

PhD Student
Human Centered Design & Engineering

Andrew is a PhD student in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE). He holds a BA in Information Systems and an MS in Information Management from the University of Washington. His work focuses on the sociotechnical practices of data-intensive collaborative knowledge work (with an emphasis on the practices of domain scientists). Andrew’s interests also include examining how the availability of vast amounts of heterogeneous data is transforming knowledge production and decision making and the use of open data (scientific and public sector) for social good.
Andrew Neang
David Randall

Research Assistant, PhD Candidate
Information School (iSchool information page)

David Randall is a PhD student in the Information School, he is advised by David McDonald. David holds a BSc in Computing from the University of Hertfordshire and a Masters in Information Systems from the London School of Economics & Political Science. Attending the University of Washington on a Fulbright Scholarship, David’s research interests are on the impact of offline meetups on groups that have formed complete or predominately online, with particular focus on productivity and interpersonal relationships. David has also conducted research in the areas of video surveillance in public libraries, cyberbullying and mentoring relationships within online communities.
Dave Randall

Undergraduate Students

  • Michael Beach

Past Members

  • Post-Doctoral Researchers/Research Scientists
  • PhD Students
    • Katie Derthick
    • Keith Grochow, PhD CSE 2011
    • Toni Ferro, PhD 2016
    • Katerena Kuksenok, PhD CSE 2016
    • Anne Rørbaæk Olesen (visiting from Denmark), February-May 2014
    • Alex Thayer, PhD 2013
    • Betsy Rolland, PhD 2013
  • Masters Students
    • Shalina Bajracharya
    • Ninad Dalal
    • Abraham DeWeese
    • Karl Frantz
    • Stephanie Gokhman
    • Linda Hwang
    • Arsenio Locsin
    • Heidi Sales
    • Pausali Sen
    • Behzod Sirjani
    • Irini Spyridakis
  • Undergraduate Students
    • Kiran Beg
    • Sikke Jansma
    • Calvin Kaiser
    • Natalie Lindner
    • Valeria Najera
    • Ron Piell
    • Erin Sy
    • Anh-Thu Voba
    • Jacob Warren
    • Justin M. Woodum
  • Certificate Students
    • Behnosh Najafi


Visit Us:

CSC Lab is located in “Studio 425” with two other labs in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering on the fourth floor of Sieg Hall in room 425.


For general inquiries please e-mail:
Dr. Charlotte Lee
cplee – at – uw dot edu

Mailing Address:

CSC Lab Campus Box 352315
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

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