Jahna Otterbacher, Coordinator

Open University of Cyprus

Information Retrieval, Human-Computer Interaction, Artificial Intelligence

Jahna Otterbacher holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, USA is an Associate Professor at the Open University of Cyprus (OUC), Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences. Jahna also coordinates the Cyprus Center for Algorithmic Transparency (CyCAT) at the OUC. In addition, Jahna holds a concurrent appointment as team leader of the Transparency in Algorithms Group at RISE (Research centre on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies), in Nicosia, Cyprus. Jahna’s research has been published in journals such as the ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (ACM TOIT) and Knowledge and Information Systems, as well as in top-tier international conferences such as the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems and the AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP). She has served as a contributor to the Harvard Business Review, where she writes about the social implications of Big Data practices and analytics.

Paper by Jahna:

Competent Men and Warm Women: Gender Stereotypes and Backlash in Image Search Results