Hanlin Li


Hanlin Li is an assistant professor in the School of Information. Her research sits at the intersection of data governance and HCI. She examines the societal and economic impact of data generated by the public, from rating data to social media comments. Her research aims to inform policy and design interventions to incentivize responsible data collection and use. Li publishes in ICWSM, ACM CHI, ACM CSCW, and ACM FAccT. Her work has won an award at ICWSM and has been featured in national and international media, such as the NY Times, the MIT Technology Review, and Bloomberg.


Doctor of Philosophy, Technology and Social Behavior, 2022 Northwestern University

Areas Of Specialization

Human-Computer Interaction
Social Computing
data governance
collective action
data labor
data monetization

Recent Courses

YearSemesterCourse NumberCourseSyllabus
2023FallI 310UIntroduction to User Experience Design