This page is just an overview of my curriculum vitae, focusing on my academic history, publications & awards. You can e-mail me at email for my full CV.



Northwestern University, 2008-Present

M.A., Communication Studies

Ph.D. Candidate, Communication Studies

Media, Technology & Society Program

Advisor: Darren Gergle (Communication Studies; Computer Science) & Paul Leonardi (Communication Studies; Industrial Engineering & Management Science)


Hamilton College, 2003-2006

B.A. (Summa Cum Laude), Communication

Advisors: John Adams (Communication) and Bonnie Urciuoli (Anthropology)

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS                                                                                                                            

  • Clark, A.T., Barley, W.C. & Leonardi, P.M. “Interaction, Transparency and Practice: Communicative and Material Factors Contributing to Convergence in Technology Use”. Paper presented at ICA 2012 (Phoenix, AZ. May 24-28, 2012). International Communication Association. Washington, DC
    • Top paper in Organizational Communication division.
  • Clark, A.T. & Gergle, D. “Know what I’m talking about? Dual eye-tracking in multimodal reference resolution.” (2012) Paper presented at DUET 2012: Dual Eye Tracking workshop at CSCW 2012 (Bellevue, WA. February 12, 2012).
  • Clark, A.T & Gergle, D. “Mobile Dual Eye-Tracking Methods: Challenges and Opportunities” (2011). Paper presented at DUET 2011: Dual Eye Tracking workshop at ECSCW 2011 (Aarhus, Denmark. September 25, 2011.)
  • Barley, W.C., Clark, A.T. & Leonardi, P.M. “Emerging Technologies-in-Practice: A Communication Framework of Convergence on Technologies-in-Use” (2011). Paper presented at ICA 2011 (Boston, MA. May 26-30, 2011.) International Communication Association. Washington, DC.
  • Gergle, D. & Clark, A.T. (2011). “See What I’m Saying? Using Dyadic Mobile Eye Tracking to Study Collaborative Reference.” To appear in Proceedings of 2011 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (Hangzhou, China. March 19-23, 2011.) CSCW ’11. ACM, New York, NY.
    • nominated for Best Paper award
  • Clark, A.T. & Gergle, D. (2010). “Effects of Shifting Spatial Context on Referential Form.” Presented at the Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Society for Text & Discourse. Chicago, IL. April 16-18, 2010.

AWARDS & HONORS                                                                                                                                       

  • 2012 Top 4 paper, ICA Organizational Communication division
  • 2011 Bornhoeft Fellowship
    • Stipend & research grant award from the Northwestern School of Communication worth more than $10,000
  • 2011 CSCW Best Paper, honorable mention
  • 2009 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (Human-Computer Interaction sub-area)
  • 2006 Hamilton College Senior Fellow
    • Yearlong independent research project during senior year of college in lieu of normal thesis. Produced 100+ page research and public presentation on topic of presence and telepresence.
  • 2006 Inductee, Phi Beta Kappa and Lambda Pi Eta (Communication) National Honor Societies