Meredith Ringel Morris

Researcher, Microsoft

Meredith Ringel Morris is a research scientist in the Adaptive Systems & Interaction group at Microsoft Research. She is also an affiliate assistant professor of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. Dr. Morris’s research area is human-computer interaction, with a particular emphasis on computer-supported cooperative work and social computing. She has published numerous technical articles and patents on multi-user interactive systems, and recently co-authored the book Collaborative Web Search: Who, What, Where, When, and Why? (Morgan & Claypool, 2010). Dr. Morris served as the co-chair of the technical program for CHI 2009, the ACM’s premier conference on the topic of human-computer interaction. She was named one of 2008’s 35 Innovators Under 35 by Technology Review, and one of 2009’s 100 Notable Women in Seattle Technology by TechFlash. Dr. Morris earned a Ph.D. and M.S. in computer science from Stanford University, and an Sc.B. in computer science from Brown University.

Ringel Morris is a Big Think Delphi Fellow.