Leah Findlater

Assistant Professor
2118B Hornbake Library
(301) 405-2533
Ph.D., University of British Columbia (Computer Science)
Special Awards/Honors: 
National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award

As of Sept. 1, 2017, Leah Findlater is at the University of Washington.


Findlater is an assistant professor in the College of Information Studies (iSchool), an affiliate professor in the Department of Computer Science, and a member of the Inclusive Design group at the Human-Computer Interaction Lab.

Findlater’s research centers on human-computer interaction with a focus on inclusive design and accessibility. Her goal is to lower barriers to using technology and accessing information, with much of her work focusing on personalized adaptation.

Before joining the iSchool, Findlater served as postdoctoral fellow at the Information School at the University of Washington. She has been awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, given to outstanding junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars so they can further their research in their areas of expertise.

Findlater received her doctorate in computer science from the University of British Columbia in 2009.


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