Porter, J. R., Sobel, K., Fox, S. E., Bennett, C. L, & Kientz, J. A. (2017). Filtered out: Disability disclosure practices in online dating communities. To appear in Proceedings of the ACM Human-Computer Interaction: Computer: Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW).

Hiniker, A., Lee, B., Sobel, K., & Choe, EK. (2017). Plan & Play: Supporting intentional media use in early childhood. In Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC 2017). [PDF]

Hiniker, A., Sobel, K., & Lee, B. (2017). Co-designing with preschoolers using fictional inquiry and comicboarding. In Proceedings of the 2017 SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2017). [PDF]

Sobel, K., Bhattacharya, A., Hiniker, A., Lee, J. H., Kientz, J. A., & Yip, J. C. (2017). “It wasn’t really about the Pokémon”: Parents’ perspectives on a location-based mobile game. In Proceedings of CHI 2017. [PDF]

Sobel, K., Fiannaca, A., Campbell, J., Kulkarni, H., Paradiso, A., Cutrell, E., & Morris, M. R. (2017). Exploring the design space of AAC awareness displays. In Proceedings of CHI 2017. *Best Paper Honorable Mention (Top 5%) [PDF]

Sobel, K., Kovacs, G., McQuillen, G., Cross, A., Chandrasekaran, N., Riche, N. H., Cutrell, E., & Morris, M. R. (2017). EduFeed: A social feed to engage preliterate children in educational activities. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW 2017). [PDF]

Yip, J. C., Sobel, K., Pitt, C., Lee, K. J., Chen, S., Nasu, K., & Pina, L. R. (2017). Examining adult-child interactions in participatory design. In Proceedings of CHI 2017. *Best Paper Honorable Mention (Top 5%) [PDF]


Rose, E., Davidson, A., Agapie, E., & Sobel, K. (2016). Designing our future students: Introducing User Experience to teens through a UCD charette. In Proceedings of the 34th ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication (SIGDOC ’16).

Sobel, K., Rector, K., Evans, S., & Kientz J. A. (2016). Incloodle: Evaluating an interactive application for young children with mixed abilities. In Proceedings of CHI 2016. *Best Paper Honorable Mention (Top 4%) [PDF]

Hiniker, A., Sobel, K., Hong, S., Suh, H., Irish, I., & Kientz, J. A. (2016). Hidden symbols: How informal symbolism in digital interfaces disrupts usability for preschoolers. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 90, 53-67. [PDF]


Hiniker, A., Sobel, K., Hong, R., Suh, H., Irish, I., Kim, D., & Kientz, J. A. (2015). Touchscreen prompts for toddlers: Designing developmentally appropriate techniques for teaching young children to perform gestures. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC 2015). [PDF]

Sobel, K., O’Leary, K., & Kientz, J. A. (2015). Maximizing children’s opportunities with inclusive play: Considerations for interactive technology design. In Proceedings of IDC 2015. [PDF]

Hiniker, A., Sobel, K., Suh, H., Sung, Y., Lee, C., & Kientz, J. A. (2015). Texting while parenting: How adults use mobile phones while caring for children at the playground. In Proceedings of CHI 2015. [PDF]