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2009—2020

BOOKS

MacDonald, S., Macarthur, M., Radzikowska, M. and B. Wiens (eds.) Digital Feminist Activisms: The Performances and Practices of Online Public Assemblies. (in progress).

Ruecker, S., Radzikowska, M. and J. Roberts-Smith (eds.) Better Futures: How Prototyping Improves the World. Bristol, UK: Intellect Books (forthcoming 2020).

Radzikowska, M. and S. Ruecker. Design + DH: A Handbook for Mutual Understanding. Bristol, UK: Intellect Books (forthcoming 2020).

Ruecker, Stan, Milena Radzikowska, and Stéfan Sinclair. (2016). Visual Interface Design for Digital Cultural Heritage: A Guide to Rich-Prospect Browsing. Routledge Press.
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BOOK CHAPTERS

Radzikowska, M., Kelle, A. and M. Snell. (2020). “Prototyping in the Motorcycle Shop: The Milking Machine for Text Analysis.” In Better Futures: How Prototyping Improves the World, Ruecker, S., Radzikowska, M. and J. Roberts-Smith (eds.), Bristol, UK: Intellect Books (forthcoming 2020).

Dobson, T., Peña, E. and M. Radzikowska. (2020). “To Design is To Pretend: Observational Modeling and Analysis by Children.” In Better Futures: How Prototyping Improves the World, Ruecker, S., Radzikowska, M. and J. Roberts-Smith (eds.), Bristol, UK: Intellect Books (forthcoming 2020).

Radzikowska, M. and S. Ruecker. (2019). “(Un)intended Value Implications of Graphical Representations of Data.” Re: Research (1 ed. Vol. Volume 7: Design and Digital Interaction). UK: Intellect Books. (In Print / Published).

Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S. and G. Rockwell. (2015). “Teaching undergraduate design students using digital humanities research in the classroom.” In Design Education: Approaches, Explorations and Perspectives. Eds. Aidan Rowe and Bonnie Sadler-Takach. Canada: A&D Press.

Sondheim, D., Rockwell, G., Ilovan, M., Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S. and the INKE Research Group. “Scholarly Editions in Print and on the Screen: A Theoretical Comparison.” (2015). In Beyond Accessibility. Eds. Brent Nelson and Richard Cunningham.

Sinclair, S., Ruecker, S. and M. Radzikowska. “Information Visualization for Humanities Scholars.” In Literary Studies in the Digital Age: An Evolving Anthology. MLA Commons, 2013.

Ruecker, S., Brown, S., Radzikowska, M., Sinclair, S., Nelson, T., Clements, P., Grundy, I., Balasz, S. and J. Antoniuk. “The Table of Contexts: A Dynamic Browsing Tool for Digitally Encoded Texts.” In The Charm of a List: From the Sumerians to Computerized Data Processing. Ed. Lucie Dolezalova. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. pp. 177-187.

Michura, P., Ruecker, P., Radzikowska, M., Fiorentino, C., Clement, T. and S. Sinclair. “Slot Machines, Graphs, and Radar Screens: Prototyping List-based Literary Research Tools.” In The Charm of a List: From the Sumerians to Computerized Data Processing. Ed. L. Dolezalova. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. pp. 167-176.

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Radzikowska, M., Roberts-Smith, J., Zhou, X. and S. Ruecker. (July 2019). “A Speculative Feminist Approach to Project Management.” SDRJ: Strategic Design Research Journal. 12(1).

Ruecker, S., Sinclair, S., Dobson, T., Rockwell, G., Radzikowska, M. and the INKE Research Group. “The Provision of Digital Apparatus for Use in Experimental Interfaces.” Scholarly and Research Communication. 5(4), 2014.

Michura, P., Ruecker, P., Derksen, G., Radzikowska, M., Dobson, T. and the INKE Research Group. “Documenting Subjective Interpretations of Illustrated Book Covers for Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” Scholarly and Research Communication. 5(2), 2014.

Ruecker, S., Adelaar, N., Brown, S., Dobson, T., Knechtel, R., Liepert, S., MacDonald, A., Pena, E., Radzikowska, M., Roeder, G., Sinclair, S., Windsor, J. and the INKE Research Group. “Academic Prototyping as a Method of Knowledge Production: The Case of the Dynamic Table of Contexts.” Scholarly and Research Communication. 5(2), 2014.

Frizzera, L., Radzikowska, M., Roeder, G., Peña, E., Dobson, T., Ruecker, S., Rockwell, G., Brown, S. and the INKE Research Group. “A Visual Workflow Interface for the Editorial Process.” Literary and Linguistic Computing. 28(4), 615-628. 2013.

Brown, S., Arazy, O., Rockwell, G., Moroz, A., Sellmer, M., Ruecker, S., Radzikowska, M. and the INKE Research Group. “From CRUD to CREAM: imagining a rich scholarly repository interface.” Scholarly and Research Communication, 3(4). 2012.

Sondheim, D., Rockwell, G., Ilovan, M., Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S. and the INKE Research Group. “Interfacing the Collection.” Scholarly and Research Communication, 3(1). 2012.

Ruecker, S., Rockwell, G., Radzikowska, M., Sinclair, S., Vandendorpe, C., Siemens, R., Dobson, T., Doll, L., Bieber, M., Eberle-Sinatra, M., Lucky, S. and the INKE Group. “Drilling for Papers in INKE.” Scholarly and Research Communication, 3(1). 2012.

Ruecker, S., Radzikowska, M. and S. Sinclair. “Designing Data Mining Droplets: New Interface Objects for the Humanities Scholar.” Digital Humanities Quarterly. 3(3), Summer 2009.

REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Radzikowska, M., & Ruecker, S. (2020, June 1). “Capta by Juxtaposition: A Rich-Prospect Approach to the Visualization of Information.” [Presentation]. The Canadian Society for Digital Humanities/ Société canadienne des humanités numériques (CSDH/SCHN) annual conference at the 2020 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities (moved online due to COVID19).
 
Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S. and J. Roberts Smith “Forget to Clean Up When You’re Done.” Design Research Society, DRS XLearn 2019: 5th International Conference for Design Education Researchers. Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (forthcoming).
 
Ruecker, S., Roberts-Smith, J. and M. Radzikowska. “The Delineation of Environments for Collaborative Thinking.” Proceedings of the INKE conference Networked Open Social Scholarship. Victoria, BC. Jan 17, 2017.
 
Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S. and G. Rockwell. “Introducing the New Interface Commons.” Proceedings of the INKE conference New Knowledge Models: Sustaining Partnerships to Transform Scholarly Production. Whistler, BC, Jan 19, 2016. pp. 74-90.
 
Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S. and S. Sinclair. “From A to B via Z: Strategic Interface Design in the Digital Humanities.” Proceedings of the bi-annual conference of the International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR). Nov 2-5, 2015. Brisbane.
 
Ruecker, S., Nadine A., Brown, S., Dobson, T., Knechtel, R., MacDonald, A., Peña, E., Radzikowska, M., Roeder, G., Sinclair, S., Windsor, J. and the INKE Research Group. “The Pace of Academic Prototyping.” Proceedings of Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in the Digital Age: E/Merging Reading, Writing, and Research Practices. Sept 26-27, 2013. NYU, NY, NY.
 
Radzikowska, M., Michura, P., Dobson, T., Derksen, G., Ruecker, S. and the INKE Research Group. “Capturing the Visual Interpretation of Non-Textual Information.” Proceedings of Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in the Digital Age: E/Merging Reading, Writing, and Research Practices. Sept 26-27, 2013. NYU, NY, NY.
 
Radzikowska, M. “A Structure for Every Surface: Designing a JiTR Mash-up.” Keynote presentation at HuCon 2011: Current Graduate Research in Humanities Computing, Edmonton, Alberta, 2011.
Radzikowska, M., Traynor, B., Ruecker, S. and N. Vaughn. “Teaching user-centered design through low-fidelity sketches.” Proceedings of the 4th Information Design International Conference. Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Sept 9-12, 2009. pp. 744-756.
 

Brown, S., Ruecker, S., Radzikowska, M., Patey, M., Sinclair, S., Antoniuk, J., Farnel, S. and I. Grundy. “Visualizing Varieties of Association in Orlando.” Proceedings of the Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science. 1(1). 2009.

REFEREED PRESENTATIONS

Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S. and J. Roberts-Smith. (2019). Entryways and Material Persistence: Environments for Digital Humanities Teaching. Presentation in the panel Materializing the Digital: Feminist Spaces for Young Audiences’ Agency in Digitally Mediated Environments at the Canadian Society of Digital Humanities (CSDH/SCHN). Vancouver, June 2-4, 2019.

MacDonald, S., Radzikowska, M., Roberts-Smith, J., Ruecker, S. and B. Wiens. “Materializing the Digital: Feminist Spaces for Young Audiences’ Agency in Digitally Mediated Environments.” Presentation at the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities (CSDH/DSCN). University of British Columbia. Vancouver, June 2-4, 2019.

Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S. and J. Roberts-Smith. (2019). Entryways and Material Persistence: Environments for Digital Humanities Teaching. Presentation in the panel Materializing the Digital: Feminist Spaces for Young Audiences’ Agency in Digitally Mediated Environments at the Canadian Society of Digital Humanities (CSDH/SCHN). Vancouver, June 2-4, 2019.

MacDonald, S., Radzikowska, M., Roberts-Smith, J., Ruecker, S. and B. Wiens. “Feminist Placemaking: Mapping the histories (and futures) of feminist media tactics.” Presentation in the qLab panel “An Intersectional Feminist Design Research Approach” at the Theatre and New Materialism Conference, University of Ottawa, April 2019.

Roberts-Smith, J., Ruecker, S., Radzikowska, M., Wiens, B. and S. MacDonald. “Design for Restorative Justice: relationality, performance, technology, and design.” Presentation in the qLab panel “An Intersectional Feminist Design Research Approach” at the Theatre and New Materialism Conference, University of Ottawa, April 2019.

Radzikowska, M., Roberts-Smith, J., Ruecker, S., MacDonald, S. and B. Wiens. “Design Research & Intersectional Feminism in Prototyping for Reconciliation.” Presentation in the qLab panel “An Intersectional Feminist Design Research Approach” at the Theatre and New Materialism Conference, University of Ottawa, April 2019.

Ruecker, S., Roberts-Smith, J., Radzikowska, M., MacDonald, S. and B. Wiens. “Provotyping the Academy: Intersectional Feminist Design Research as a Technology for Change.” Presentation in the qLab panel “An Intersectional Feminist Design Research Approach” at the Theatre and New Materialism Conference, University of Ottawa, April 2019.

Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S., Radzikowska, M. and J. Roberts Smith. “Re-Conceptualizing the Academy.” Presentation in the W3 panel “Learning to Practice: Intersectional Feminist Design Research in the qcollaborative”, at the W3 REPRESENTS: A Research Symposium 2019, University of Waterloo. 20 February, 2019.

Ruecker, S., Derksen, G. and M. Radzikowska. “Selective Reality for Library Navigation.” Presentation at the 2019 annual INKE Understanding and Enacting Open Scholarship conference. Victoria, Jan 16, 2019.

Durão, R., Eriksson, Y., Madson, M., Radzikowska, M., van Patter, G. and C. Westphal “Visualization, Discovery, Change, and the Human Factor.” Panel at the 6th Annual Symposium on Communicating Complex Information (SCCI), February 27-28, 2017, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.

Radzikowska, M. and S. Ruecker. “Materializing Text Analytical Experiences: Taking Bubblelines Literally.” Presentation at the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities/ Société canadienne des humanités numériques (CSDH/SCHN) annual conference at the 2016 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Calgary, Alberta May 30-June 1, 2016.

Radzikowska, M., Maxwell Sostar, T. and S. Ruecker. “Against the Binary: A Case for Considering the Many Dimensions of Gender in DH Research.” Presentation at the annual Digital Humanities conference (DH2013), Lincoln, Nebraska. July 16-19, 2013.

Li, T., Frizzera, L., Radzikowska, M., Ruecker S. and the INKE Research Group. “Tangible Workflows: Feeling the flow of information.” Presentation in the INKE ID panel “Touch-a touch-a touch-a touch me”: restoring materiality to the reader, at the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities conference at the 2013 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Victoria. June 3-5, 2013.

Sinclair, S., Ruecker, S., Rockwell, G., Radzikowska, M., Dobson, T., Blandford, A., Brown, S. and Nelson, B. and the INKE Research Group. “Toward Tool Integration in a Digital Scholarly Environment”. Presentation at the 2013 annual INKE Birds of a Feather Conference. Havana, Dec 12, 2012.

Frizzera, L., Ruecker, S., Radzikowska, M., Rockwell, G., Brown, S. and the INKE Research Group. (2012). “Workflows as Structured Surfaces” (pp. 324—326). Presentation at the DH2012 conference, Hamburg, Germany. July 16-20, 2012. Retrieved from http://www.dh2012.uni- hamburg.de/conference/programme/abstracts/workflows-as-structured-surfaces/

Ruecker, S., Rockwell, G., Radzikowska, M. and the INKE Research Group. “Introduction to Designing Interactive Reading Environments for the Online Scholarly Edition.” Presentation in the panel “Designing Interactive Reading Environments for the Online Scholarly Edition” at the DH2012 conference, Hamburg, Germany. July 16-20, 2012.

Dobson, T., Heller, B., Ruecker, S., Radzikowska, M., Bieber, M., Brown, S. and the INKE Research Group. “The Dynamic Table of Contexts: User Experience and Future Directions.” Presentation in the panel “Designing Interactive Reading Environments for the Online Scholarly Edition” at the DH2012 conference, Hamburg, Germany. July 16-20, 2012.

Radzikowska, M. and S. Ruecker. “Prospect on Constraints: Extending rich-prospect browsing theory into decision support design.” Presentation at the Society for Digital Humanities/ Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs annual conference at the 2012 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Waterloo May 26-June 2, 2012.

Frizzera, L., Ruecker, S., Radzikowska, M., Rockwell, G., Brown, S. and the INKE TEAM. (2012b). Workflow Interface for Editorial Process. Presentation at the Society for Digital Humanities/ Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs annual conference at the 2012 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Waterloo May 26-June 2, 2012.

Sondheim, D., Brown, S., Dobson, T., Frizzera, L., Ilovan, M., Radzikowska, M., Rockwell, G., Ruecker, S., Sinclair, S., Windsor, J., Vandendorpe, C. and the INKE Research Group. “Interface to Interface Research”. Presentation in the panel at the Society for Digital Humanities/ Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs annual conference at the 2012 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Waterloo May 26-June 2, 2012.

Ruecker, S., Rockwell, G., Sinclair, S., Radzikowska, M., Dobson, T., Blandford, A., Brown S., Nelson, B. and the INKE Research Group. “The beginning, the middle, and the end: new tools for the scholarly edition.” Presentation at INKE: Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in a Digital Age: Text and Beyond. November 18, 2011. Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan.

Brown, S., Arazy, O., Ruecker, S., Radzikowska, M., Rockwell, G., Moroz, A., Sellmer, M. and the INKE Research Group. “From CRUD to CREAM: imagining a rich scholarly repository interface.” Presentation at INKE: Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in a Digital Age: Text and Beyond. November 18, 2011. Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan.

Nelson, B., Ruecker, S., Radzikowska, M., Sinclair, S., Brown, S., Bieber, M. and the INKE Research Group. “A Short History and Demonstration of the Dynamic Table of Contexts.” Presentation at INKE: Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in a Digital Age: Text and Beyond. November 18, 2011. Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan.

Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S., Ta, C., Bischof, W. and F. Forbes. “Human Decisions for a Machine World: Designing Experimental Interface Alternatives that Support Decision Making.” Presentation at the International Conference on Interaction Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic, Nov 9—11, 2011.

Ruecker, S., Allman, J., Boyd, J., Brown, S., Burden, M., Drucker, J., Fiorentino,C., Graham, W., Nowviskie, B., Rockwell, G., Rodriguez-Arenas, O. and M. Radzikowska. “The Visual Representation of Time.” Presentation at the Canadian Women Writers Conference: Space / Place /Play. Ryerson University, Toronto, ON. Oct 27—29, 2011.

Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S., Brown, S., Organisciak, P. and the INKE Research Group. “Structured Surfaces for JiTR.” Presentation at the Digital Humanities 2011 conference. Stanford, June 19-21, 2011.

Ruecker, S., Radzikowska, M., Giacometti, A., Bieber, M. and the INKE Research Group. “Corpora Interface Prototypes.” Presentation at the Society for Digital Humanities/ Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs annual conference at the 2011 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton. May 30—June 1, 2011.

Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S. and C. Ta. “So, Why is this a Digital Humanities Project: An Interdisciplinary Case Study in Connecting DH, Engineering and Industry.” Presentation at the Society for Digital Humanities/ Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs annual conference at the 2011 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton. May 30—June 1, 2011.

Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S., Brown, S. and J. Antoniuk. “Slicing, Dicing, and Splicing on the Orlando Breadboard.” Presentation at the Society for Digital Humanities/ Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs annual conference at the 2011 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton. May 30—June 1, 2011.

Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S. and G. Rockwell. “Seeing, Thinking, Making: Students Experiment with Humanities Data Visualization.” 2011 Pica Design Conference, Banff, Alberta. May 1-3, 2011.

Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S., Bischof, W., Annette, M. and F. Forbes. “Geared Decisions: Experimenting with Decision Support Visualizations.” Presentation at the Design and Emotion Conference. Illinois Institute of Technology. Chicago. Oct 5-7, 2010.

Brown, S., Antoniuk, J., Bauer, M., Berberich, J., Radzikowska, M., Ruecker, S. and T. Yung. “How Do You Visualize a Million Links?” Presentation at the Digital Humanities 2010 conference. King’s College London, July 7-11, 2010.

Ruecker, S., Radzikowska, M., Bieber, M., Lucky, S., Rockwell, G., Sondheim, D., Dobson, T., Taylor, K., Sinclair, S., Briquet, C., Ross, J., Vandendorpe, C. and the INKE Research Group. “INKE Interface Design Panel on Citation Design.” Presentation at the Society for Digital Humanities/ Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs annual conference at the 2010 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec. May 31-June 2, 2010.

Michura, P., Ruecker, S., Fiorentino, C. and M. Radzikowska. “Text as image: visualization components of text analysis tools.” Presentation at the Society for Digital Humanities/ Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs annual conference at the 2009 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario. May 25-27, 2009.

MAJOR RESEARCH SUPPORT

  • SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants. Viral Views. PI: Geoffrey Rockwell. Co-ap. Total requested from SSHRC: $22,211 (applied).
  • SSHRC Insight Development Grant. Web mapping for collaborative place-based storytelling. PI: Dobson. Co-ap. Total requested from SSHRC: $70,500 (funded).
  • 2019 SSHRC Connections Grant. Design for Peace. (Co-app). PI Jennifer Roberts Smith (U Waterloo). Total requested from SSHRC: $49,500 (funded).
  • 2019 SSHRC The INKE Partnership for Networked Open Social Scholarship. (Co-app). PI Ray Siemens (U of Victoria). Total requested from SSHRC: $2,471,674 (funded).
  • 2018 Provost’s Teaching and Learning Enhancement Grants. Materializing Data: Proposal for a Maker-Based Design Classroom. (PI) Total requested: $5,000 (funded).
  • 2016 MRU Internal Grant. Materializing Text Analytical Experiences. (PI). Project award: $5,000 (funded).
  • 2009 SSHRC Major Collaborative Research Initiative (MCRI). Implementing New Knowledge Environments (INKE). PI. (Co-app). Ray Siemens (U of Victoria). Project award: $3,683,300 (funded).
  • 2009 SSHRC Information, Text, and Sound Technology. Six Degrees of Separation in Digital Literary History. (Co-app). PI S., Brown (U of A and U of Guelph). Project award: $50,000 (funded).

TEACHING

  • COMM 1199—Directed Reading: Material Data Design
  • COMM 1610—Tools for Information Designers
  • INFO 1620—Foundations of Graphics
  • INFO 3610—Visual Communication for Information Design I
  • INFO 3611—Visual Communication for Information Design II
  • INFO 4650—Critical Design
  • MKTG 3450—Marketing Design Literacy

REVIEWER

  • (2019—  ) Journal of Future Robot Life, Co-Editor.
  • (2017—  ) Reification: A Journal for Prototypes, Co-Editor.
  • (2017 & 2018) Judge. Cards Against Humanity, Science Ambassador Scholarship for Women.
  • (2015—  ) Digital Humanities Quarterly, Paper Reviewer.
  • (2015—  ) Digital Humanities (International DH) Conference, Paper Reviewer.
  • (2016) Bachelor of Design Program Proposal, MacEwan University.
  • (2014­—2017) Information Design, MRU, Internal Program Review Committee.
  • (2015) International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR), Paper Reviewer.
  • (2014) MITACS Accelerate Internship Cluster, Proposal Reviewer.
  • (2014) Interdisciplinary Science Reviews (ISR), Paper Reviewer.
  • (2014) NSCAD University, MDes and BDes Degrees, External Program Reviewer.
  • (2013­—2015) Committee Member, MRU Internal Research Grant, MRU.
  • (2012) International Journal of Qualitative Methods, Paper Reviewer.
  • (2006­—2011) Committee Member, Faculty of Communication Studies PD, MRU.
  • (2006­—2011) Committee Member, MRU Internal Research Grant, MRU.