Kelly Wagman is a researcher, technologist, and designer. She is interested in understanding how we can design and build inclusive and ethical sociotechnical systems. In previous work she has examined the effects of disconnecting from Facebook and looked at public perceptions of digital assistants through memes and search queries. While at MIT she is excited to be working with the Global Media Technology & Cultures Lab.
Prior to MIT, Kelly worked as a research assistant at Microsoft Research where she collaborated with the Economics group and the Social Media Collective on quantitative and qualitative social science research projects. Previously, she worked as a software engineer at Microsoft in Office 365, and at Facebook.
Kelly graduated from Brown University with a double major in Computer Science and Economics. She enjoys yoga, rock climbing, matcha lattes, electronic music, sewing, and exploring new places.