Dr. Katie Panciera is currently an Assistant Professor at Milwaukee School of Engineering teaching User Experience (UX). Prior to that she was a senior UX researcher at Google for almost 5 years. She completed her PhD in CS from UMN in 2014, following a year at Facebook as a UX researcher. Along with her family, she's enjoying reacclimating to midwestern winters and helping her toddler adjust to winter outside Silicon Valley. Since graduating she's done a massive amount of travel (work and personal) as well as reading for fun and going down rabbit holes on the internet.