The seminar is entitled, “Taking a Social Ecological Approach to Adolescent Online Safety”.
All physically present will be required to be masked per the current University policy. Zoom registration will be available for anyone interested in attending the seminar virtually. You can login via zoom following this link.
Karla Badillo-Urquiola is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Modeling, Simulation, and Training at the University of Central Florida (UCF). She also completed her M.S. degree in Modeling and Simulation and B.Sc. degree in Psychology with a minor in Writing and Rhetoric at UCF. Karla is a Human-Computer Interaction researcher whose work is situated at the intersection of Social Computing, Psychology, and Privacy. Leveraging her interdisciplinary background, she implements mixed methods to study adolescent online safety for vulnerable and at-risk youth, specifically those in foster care situations. Her research has won Best Paper (top 1%), Best Paper Honorable Mention (top 5%), and Best Poster awards at top-tier international and national HCI conferences (i.e., CHI, CSCW, SOUPS). Karla is a McKnight Doctoral Fellow, former Ronald E. McNair Scholar, and an inducted member of the Order of Pegasus (the highest honor a graduate student can obtain at UCF). Beyond research, Karla serves as a mission ambassador for an anti-sex trafficking awareness organization and is an active member of the SIGCHI Latin American HCI Community (LAIHC).