• January 2022: Our scoping review on avatar customization and personalization was accepted to ICA’s 72nd Annual Conference.
  • November 2021: I received the CALS Alumni Association Award for my dissertation research.
  • June 2021: Participated in the XR Access Research breakout session on mental health and XR. TA’ed for Ethics in New Media, Technology, and Communication (COMM 4300).

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  • May 2021: Presented my work on avatar customization and games for emotional well-being at ICA 2021.
  • February 2021: Our systematic review on VR’s application for disaster-related mental healthcare was just accepted at Translational Issues in Psychological Science.
  • January 2021: My work on avatar customization in VR was accepted to ICA’s 71st Annual Conference.
  • October 2020: Qualified my A-exam!
  • August 2020: Cat Lambert, Bharathy Premachandra, Angel Hwang, and I were awarded the Media Studies Working Group grant.
  • March 2020: My book chapter on patient-centered care in VR with Dr. Won was published in Technology and Health!
  • March 2020: I will be presenting my work on “Affective Embodiment” at IEEE VR’s Doctoral Consortium in Atlanta, GA.
  • October 2019: Hosted a panel and workshop on beginning clinical VR research at Cornell’s Immersive Media in Medicine Symposium.
  • June 2019: Taught Communication and Technology (COMM 2450) this summer, and presented at the annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference in Norfolk, VA.
  • May 2019: Attended ICA 2019 as a panelist on the “Practical Replication and Data Sharing” panel.
  • April 2019: Attended the 2019 Grad Cohort for Women Workshop in Chicago, IL.
  • February 2019: Our work on learning moon phases in VR was featured in the Cornell Chronicle.
  • September 2018: Website up, and went to Oculus Connect 5 in San Jose, CA!