Taking a Social Ecological Approach to Adolescent Online Safety


Taking a Social Ecological Approach to Adolescent Online Safety

Karla Badillo-Urquiola, University of Central Florida

3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m., February 9, 2022   |   119 Debartolo Hall

For more information or to attend virtually, email lucyinstitute@nd.edu

All attending in person are required to be masked per the current University policy. Zoom link will be available for those interested in attending the seminar virtually.

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).

To attend virtually, email lucyinstitute@nd.edu to request the zoom link.