October 18 lunch seminar on technology careers for social science researchers

By Simeng (Karen) Li, International Peer
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 8:55 AM

UCSB’s Center for Information Technology & Society is pleased to present “Technology Careers for Social Science Researchers” seminar on October 18, 2017. Dr. Yuliya Lutchyn will discuss her experience of conducting social science research in a major technology corporation and give practical advice on how Ph.D.s with social science backgrounds can find and enter jobs in the technology industries. Refreshments will be provided.

Seminar date:
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
at noon
SSMS 1310, CITS Conference Room

Dr. Yuliya Lutchyn is a Consumer Behavior Researcher at Microsoft. Her interdisciplinary work spans the fields of consumer psychology, mediated communication and human-computer interaction (HCI). Her current research focuses on digital intelligent agents, the Internet of Things, and AR/VR. In the past, Dr. Lutchyn also worked on the problems of consumer habits, decision-making and affective computing. Her work connects the theory and practice of consumer behavior research, and involves both fundamental research and applied social science for the development of innovative technology. Prior to working in the industry, Yuliya worked as an assistant professor of Advertising at the University of Tennessee. Yuliya holds a Ph.D. in Mass Communication and Social Psychology from the University of Minnesota.