Gloria Mark is Chancellor’s Professor of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine, and has been a visiting senior researcher at Microsoft Research since 2012. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in psychology. She studies the impact of digital media on people’s lives: their attention spans, multitasking, distraction, mood and behavior when they use their computers and smartphones. She also studies the future of work, and how remote work impacts how we use our devices.
She regularly publishes in the top conferences and journals in her field. She was inducted into the ACM SIGCHI Academy in 2017 recognizing leaders in the field of human-computer interaction. She has presented her work at SXSW and the Aspen Ideas Festival, and her work has appeared in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NPR, The Atlantic, the BBC, and many others.
Dr. Gloria Mark (Credit: Stefania Rosini)