My name is Jordyn Young and I am a PhD student in Information Science at Drexel University. I am advised by Dr. Andrea Forte in the Social Computing Research Group. Prior to graduate school, I completed my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania where I worked with Dr. Melissa Hunt. My research examines the impact of our increasingly digital lives.


May 2022: Attending the 2022 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.
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April 2022: Selected to attend the Women in Analytics Conference (WiAC) by Meta.
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January 2022: Selected to attend the 2022 Computing Research Association’s Grad Cohort for Women.
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October 2021: Attending the 24TH ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2021)
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October 2021: Joined the MultiFi Team at Berkadia as a UX Research Intern.
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September 2021: Joined Drexel University as a PhD student in Dr. Andrea Forte’s Social Computing Research Group.
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August 2021: Selected to attend the 2021 Virtual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.
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July 2021: Awarded the Grad Network Community Impact Fellowship through the Jewish Graduate Student Network.
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April 2021: Awarded the Gold Fellowship from Drexel’s Graduate College!

May 2019: Graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.
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