Professor Kelly Lyons has been appointed Interim Director of the Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society, effective January 1, 2024.
She is currently serving as an Associate Director of the Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society, a position she was appointed to in September 2023. Lyons is a professor in the Faculty of Information with a cross-appointment in the Department of Computer Science. An expert in human-computer interaction (HCI) and information science, Kelly Lyons’ research focuses on the design and evaluation of interactive systems, with a particular emphasis on accessibility, inclusivity, and user experience. She investigates social platforms as enablers for service system interactions, and her research interests also include knowledge mobilization, data science, social media, collaborative work and software engineering.