University of Maryland

Jennifer J. Preece

preeceCitizen Science Lead

Professor and Dean



Research Interests

Computer-mediated communication, human-computer interaction, online communities, management and design of social media, motivation for participation in social media, mobile communication

CASCI Interest Groups and Activities


Rotman, D., Preece, J., Hammock, J., Procita, K., Hansen, D., Parr, C., … & Jacobs, D. (2012, February). Dynamic changes in motivation in collaborative citizen-science projects. In Proceedings of the ACM 2012 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (pp. 217-226). ACM.

Rogers, Y., Sharp, H., & Preece, J. (2011). Interaction design: Beyond human-computer interaction. Chichester, West Sussex, U.K: Wiley.

Preece, J. (2009). An event-driven community in Washington, DC: Forces that influence participation. Handbook of Research on Urban Informatics: The Practice and Promise of the Real-Time City. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, IGI Global.

Preece, J. (2000). Online communities: Designing usability and supporting sociability. John Wiley & Sons, Inc..