Rua M. Williams

Publications

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Journal Articles

Williams, R. M. (in press). “Six ways of looking at fractal mechanics,” Catalyst Journal of Feminist Technoscience, In Press.

Williams, R. M. (in press). “I, Misfit: Empty Fortresses, social robots, and peculiar relations in autism research,” Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology, In Press.

Williams, R. M., Smarr, S., Prioleau, D., & Gilbert, J. E. (2021). Oh No, Not Another Trolley! On the Need for a Co-Liberative Consciousness in CS Pedagogy. IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society, (early access). https://doi.org/10.1109/TTS.2021.3084913

Williams, R. M. (2020). “Falsified incompetence and other lies the positivists told me,” Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 214-244.

Williams, R. M., Gilbert, J. E., (2020). “Perseverations of the academy: a survey of wearable computing applied to autism intervention,” International Journal of Human Computer Studies, Special Issue on Augmented Humanity.

Keyes, O., Peil, B., Williams, R. M., & Spiel, K. (2020). Reimagining (women’s) health: HCI, gender and essentialised embodiment. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 27(4). https://doi.org/10.1145/3404218

Williams, R. M., (2019). “Metaeugenics and Metaresistance: from manufacturing the ‘includable body’ to walking away from the broom closet,” Canadian Journal of Children’s Rights / Revue canadienne des droits des enfants, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 60-77.

Williams A., (2018). “Autonomously Autistic: exposing the locus of autistic pathology,” Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 60–82.

Conference Papers

Prioleau, D., Richardson, B., Drobina, E., Williams, R., Martin, J., & Gilbert, J. E. (2021). How Students in Computing-Related Majors Distinguish Social Implications of Technology. Proceedings of the 52nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, 7, 1013–1019. https://doi.org/10.1145/3408877.3432360

Gomes, K. M., Nguyen, T., Stonewall, J., Davis, K., Coppola, S., Hallett, K., & Williams, R. M. (2020). Inclusion and Accessibility in The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 64(1), 559–562. https://doi.org/10.1177/1071181320641127

Ymous, O. Keyes, R. M. Williams, J. Good, E. Hornecker, and C. L. Bennett, “‘I am just terrified of my future’-Epistemic Violence in Disability Related Technology Research,” in Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2020, pp. 1–16, doi: 10.1145/3334480.3381828.

Spiel et al., “Nothing About Us Without Us: Investigating the Role of Critical Disability Studies in HCI,” in Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2020, pp. 1–8, doi: 10.1145/3334480.3375150.

Williams, R. M., & Boyd, L. E. (2019). Prefigurative Politics and Passionate Witnessing. The 21st International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility – ASSETS ’19, 262–266.

(Sue Bogner Healthcare Technical Group Best Student Paper Award) Williams, R.M., Alikhademi, K., Drobina, E., Gilbert, J.E., & Sutor, T. (2019). Augmented Reality for Rehabilitative Therapy: Patient experiences and Practitioner perspectives. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) 2019 Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA, USA, pp. 748-752, October 28 – November 1, 2019.

Williams, R. M., & Gilbert, J. E. (2019). Cyborg Perspectives on Computing Research Reform. Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems – CHI EA ’19, 1–11.

Williams A., Posadas B., Prioleau D., Laurenceau I., Gilbert J.E. (2019) User Perceptions of Haptic Fidgets on Mobile Devices for Attention and Task Performance. In: Di Bucchianico G. (eds) Advances in Design for Inclusion. AHFE 2018. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 776. Springer, Cham

Williams A., Sherman I., Smarr S., Posadas B., Gilbert J.E. (2019) Human Trust Factors in Image Analysis. In: Boring R. (eds) Advances in Human Error, Reliability, Resilience, and Performance. AHFE 2018. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 778. Springer, Cham

Sherman I.N., Williams A., Alikhademi K., Smarr S., Roberts A., Gilbert J.E. (2019) What’s Your Password? Exploring Password Choice Conformity in Group Decision Making. In: Ahram T., Nicholson D. (eds) Advances in Human Factors in Cybersecurity. AHFE 2018. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 782. Springer, Cham

Book Chapters

Svyantek, M. & Williams, R. M. (In Press). “From Telecommute to Telecommunity: How Disabled Onto-Epistemologies Inform Post-Pandemic Professional Practices” in Crisis and Chaos and Organizations: The Coronavirus and Lessons for Organizational Theory. ed. Svyantek, D. Information Age Publishing. Charlotte, NC. In Press.

Williams R. M., (2019). “9 ‘Nothing About Us Without Us’: Transforming Participatory Research and Ethics in Human Systems Engineering” in Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice in Human Systems Engineering. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. CRC Press.

Invited Articles

Rua M. Williams, Kathryn Ringland, Amelia Gibson, Mahender Mandala, Arne Maibaum, and Tiago Guerreiro. 2021. Articulations toward a crip HCI. interactions 28, 3 (May – June 2021), 28–37. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3458453

Reviews

Williams R. M., (2020). Review of “Autistic Disturbances,” Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 550-553.

Williams R. M., (2019). Invited Review of “UNSPOKEN” (2017), Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, vol. 8 no. 5, pp. 161-162.

Williams R. M., (2019). Invited Review of “Deej” (2017), Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, vol. 8 no. 3, pp. 165-168.

Williams A., (2018). Review of “Academic ableism: disability and higher education,” Disabil. Soc., pp. 1–2.

Williams A., (2018). Review of “Authoring autism: on rhetoric and neurological queerness,” Disabil. Soc., pp. 1–2.