I'm a PhD student at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab. I'm currently interested in human-computer interaction and artificial intelligence---including its social, political, and ethical dimensions. Recently, I graduated from the University of Michigan in philosophy, math, and computer science.


  • Apr 2019: I received a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.
  • Sep 2018: I started a PhD at MIT Computer Science and AI Lab.
  • Sep 2017: I started a software engineering position at University of Michigan CSE.
  • Jun 2016: I attended the Logic & Formal Epistemology Summer School at Carnegie Mellon.


Alan Lundgard, Yiwei Yang, Maya L. Foster, Walter S. Lasecki. Bolt: Instantaneous Crowdsourcing via Just-in-Time Training. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2018.

Jean Y. Song, Raymond Fok, Alan Lundgard, Fan Yang, Juho Kim, Walter S. Lasecki. Two Tools are Better Than One: Tool Diversity as a Means of Improving Aggregate Crowd Performance. ACM International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, 2018.

Steve Oney, Alan Lundgard, Rebecca Krosnick, Michael Nebeling, Walter S. Lasecki. Arboretum and Arbility: Improving Web Accessibility Through a Shared Browsing Architecture. ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, 2018.