Tamara Peyton

is a PhD candidate in the Health Information Technologies Lab (HInT-L), in the College of Information Sciences and Technology at the Pennsylvania State University. She draws on a social sciences background and her former career as an IT professional and UX designer for Internet and groupware systems. Tamara was awarded an AT&T Graduate Research Fellowship for her dissertation research, which considers the health impact of mobile technology interventions on life transition challenges and which specifies alterations to the design paradigms these events present to technology builders. She has published and presented work about mobile health development for life transitions, about designing for adolescents and young adults in transition, and about the impacts of large scale social MMO and ARG game design on sociality, leadership and expertise expressions among youth.

last update: Septmber 2013


Articles published on IXD&A:

The Videographic Requirements Gathering Method for Adolescent-Focused Interaction Design, N. 21, pp. 57-69, 2014, abstractdownload