Work

Here’s my CV. Below are my publications (as of May 2017). 

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Aditya Vishwanath, Matthew Kam, and Neha Kumar. 2017. Examining Low-Cost Virtual Reality for Low-Resource Learning Environments. In Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA. To appear.
Aditya Vashistha, Neha Kumar, Anil Mishra, and Richard Anderson. 2017. Examining Localization Approaches for Community Health. In Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA. To appear.
Michaelanne Dye, David Nemer, Laura Pina, Nithya Sambasivan, Amy Bruckman, and Neha Kumar. Locating the Internet in the Parks of Havana. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA. Best Paper Honorable Mention.
Piya Sorcar, Ben Strauber, Prashant Loyalka, Neha Kumar, and Shelley Goldman. Sidestepping the Elephant in the Classroom: Using Culturally Appropriate Software To Teach Around Taboos. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA. Best Paper Honorable Mention.
Naveena Karusala and Neha Kumar. Examining Women’s Safety in Public Spaces of New Delhi. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA.
Rui Zhou, Jasmine Hentschel, and Neha Kumar. Goodbye Text, Hello Emoji: Mobile Communication on WeChat in China. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA.
Jasmine Hentschel, Samyukta Sherugar, Rui Zhou, Vaishnav Kameswaran, Tanisha Sunil Wagh, Rajesh Chandwani, and Neha Kumar. Rice Today, Roti Tomorrow: Diets and Diabetes in Urban Indian Households. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA.
Neha Kumar. “Is Twitter meant for celebrities only?” A Qualitative Study of Twitter Use in India. In Abigail De Kosnik & Keith Feldman (eds.), #identity: Hashtagging Race, Gender, Sex, and Nation. University of Michigan Press. To appear.
Mehrab Bin Morshed, Michaelanne Dye, Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed, and Neha Kumar. 2017. When the Internet Goes Down in Bangladesh. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA.
Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed, Nova Ahmed, Faheem Hussain, and Neha Kumar. 2016. Computing beyond gender-imposed limits. In Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Computing within Limits (LIMITS ’16). ACM, New York, NY, USA.
Aditya Vashistha, Neha Kumar, Anil Mishra, and Richard Anderson. 2016. Mobile Video Dissemination for Community Health. In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD ’16). ACM, New York, NY, USA.
Nicola Dell and Neha Kumar. 2016. The Ins and Outs of HCI for Development. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’16). ACM, New York, NY, USA. Best Paper Honorable Mention.
Neha Kumar. 2016. Interviewing Against the Odds. In Sebastian Kubitschko & Anne Kaun (eds.), Innovative Methods in Media and Communication Research. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Neha Kumar, Waylon Brunette, Nicola Dell, Trevor Perrier, Beth Kolko, Gaetano Borriello and Richard Anderson. 2015. Understanding Sociotechnical Implications of Mobile Health Deployments in India, Kenya, and Zimbabwe. Information Technologies & International Development, 11(4).
Neha Kumar. 2015. Gender Divide or Perceptions of Non-Use? First Monday, 20(11).
Neha Kumar and Richard J. Anderson. 2015. Mobile Phones for Maternal Health in Rural India. In Proceedings of the 2015 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’15). ACM, New York, NY, USA.
Neha Kumar, Trevor Perrier, Michelle Desmond, Kiersten Israel-Ballard, Vikrant Kumar, Sudip Mahapatra, Anil Mishra, Shreya Agarwal, Rikin Gandhi, Pallavi Lal, and Richard Anderson. 2015. Projecting Health: Community-Led Video Education for Maternal Health. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD ’15). ACM, New York, NY, USA.
Nicola Dell, Trevor Perrier, Neha Kumar, Mitchell Lee, Rachel Powers, and Gaetano Borriello. 2015. Paper-Digital Workflows in Global Development Organizations. In Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW ’15). ACM, New York, NY, USA.
Neha Kumar. 2014. Facebook for Self-Empowerment? A Study of Facebook Adoption in India. New Media & Society, 16(7).
Neha Kumar and Tapan Parikh. 2013. Mobiles, Music, and Materiality. In Proceedings of the 2013 ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’13). ACM, New York, NY, USA.
Neha Kumar and Nimmi Rangaswamy. 2013. The Mobile Media Actor-Network in Urban India. In Proceedings of the 2013 ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’13). ACM, New York, NY.
Neha Kumar, Gopal S. Chouhan and Tapan Parikh. 2011. Folk Music Goes Digital in India. In Proceedings of the 2011 ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’11). ACM, New York, NY.
Shubha Nabar, Neha Kumar, Mohsen Bayati and Abtin Keshavarzian. 2005. Achieving Stability in Networks of Input-Queued Switches Using a Local Online Scheduling Policy. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Global Telecommunications (GLOBECOM ’05). IEEE.
Neha Kumar, Rong Pan and Devavrat Shah. 2004. Fair Scheduling in Input-Queued Switches Under Inadmissible Traffic. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Global Telecommunications (GLOBECOM ’04). IEEE.

Peer-Reviewed Workshops, Posters, and Abstracts

Neha Kumar and Susan Dray. 2017. Crossing Borders, Building Bridges. Interactions, 27(3). 
Neha Kumar, Susan Dray, Christian Sturm, Nithya Sambasivan, Laura S. Gaytan Lugo, Leonel Morales, Negin Dahya, and Nova Ahmed. 2017. Symposium 2017: HCI Across Borders. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM. 
Naveena Karusala, Michael Muller, and Neha Kumar. 2017. Taking a Feminist Approach to Feminist Futures. Workshop Paper. CSCW 2017.
Neha Kumar, Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed, Nova Ahmed, Faheem Hussain, and Aditi Dhar. 2016. Targeting Sustainable Development Goal #5 Towards Gender Equality.  ICTD 2016.
Neha Kumar, Rajesh Chandwani, and Naveena Karusala. 2016. Addressing Patient Waiting Times in Low-Resource Environments. In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD ’16).
Rui Zhou, Jasmine Hentschel, and Neha Kumar. 2016. Agricultural Knowledge Management in Rural China: Learning from Existing Approaches in India. Development Consortium. CHI 2016.
Mehrab Bin Morshed and Neha Kumar. 2016. Zero-Rating Plans Across Borders. Development Consortium. CHI 2016.
Aditya Vishwanath, Arkadeep Kumar, and Neha Kumar. 2016. Online Learning Across Diverse Low-Resource Indian Contexts. Development Consortium. CHI 2016.
Aditya Vishwanath, Arkadeep Kumar, and Neha Kumar. 2016. Learning about Teaching in Low-Resource Indian Contexts. In Proceedings of the Third ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale (L@S ’16). Work in Progress.
Neha Kumar, Susan Dray, Andy Dearden, Nicola Dell, Melissa Densmore, Rebecca E. Grinter, Zhengjie Liu, Mario A Moreno Rocha, Anicia Peters, Eunice Sari, William Thies, Indrani Medhi Thies, William D. Tucker, Elba Valderrama Bahamondez, and Susan Wyche. 2016. Development Consortium 2016: HCI4D Across Borders. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM.
Aditya Vishwanath and Neha Kumar. 2015. Designing for a Rural Online Learning Community. In Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Computing for Deveopment. DEV 2015.
Neha Kumar. Balancing the Local and Global. Participatory Progress on the Digital Divide Conference. Phoenix, AZ. October, 2015.
Neha Kumar and Nicola Dell. 2015. Being Gender-Aware in ICTD Research. ICTD 2015.
Brady Robards, Sian Lincoln, Neha Kumar, Alice Marwick, and Ben Light. 10 Years of Facebook. Association of Internet Researchers. Daegu, Korea. October, 2014.
Neha Kumar. The Mobility of Indian Youth. AIIS Dissertation to Book Workshop. Madison South Asia Conference. Madison, Wisconsin. October, 2014.
Neha Kumar, Akhil Mathur and Siddhartha Lal. 2013. Banking 101: Mobile‐izing Financial Inclusion in an Emerging India. Bell Labs Technical Journal, 17(4), 37-41.
Neha Kumar and Tapan Parikh. Mobile Media and Piracy in India. Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth. New Delhi, India. April, 2012.
Neha Kumar and Tapan Parikh. 2010. New Media and Folk Music in Rural India. In Proceedings of the 2010 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM.