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Gloria Mark

Professor, Dept of Informatics
Gloria Mark is a Professor in the Department of Informatics, University of California, Irvine. She received her PhD from Columbia University. Her research focuses on the design and evaluation of collaborative information systems and she has over 100 peer-reviewed publications. Her specialty is in studying multitasking among information workers and her research has demonstrated many aspects about how people multitask and experience information overload. She has given invited talks on multitasking worldwide. In 2005, she received a Fulbright scholarship. She has been the technical program chair twice for the top-tier ACM CSCW conferences, and is on the editorial board of the premier journals ACM TOCHI and Human-Computer Interaction. Her work on multi-tasking has appeared widely in the press including publications such as The New York Times, Time, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, and the BBC.