Rachel Adler

Rachel Adler

Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences

Areas of Research

Cancer Survivors, Mobile Health Technology

Rachel Adler’s research interests are in human-computer interaction, accessibility, and computer science education. She is particularly interested in designing applications for and with people with disabilities. Some of her recent projects include co-designing a mobile health application to empower cancer survivors with disabilities, co-designing a mobile health peer navigator intervention for people with disabilities, and creating simulation games to teach students about accessible design. Her research has been funded through the National Institutes of Health; National Science Foundation; National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research; and the U.S. Department of Education.

She holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.