Kathleen Pine

Academic Fellow 2020
Assistant Professor
ASU College of Health Solutions

Downtown Phoenix Campus


Kathleen (Katie) H. Pine is an assistant professor in the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University. Pine is an interdisciplinary social scientist working at the intersection of Human Centered Computing (including HCI, CSCW, and health informatics), Organization Science, and Science and Technology Studies (STS). Her research centers on data practices: the situated social, technical, and organizational practices through which data are created, managed, and deployed, as well as the social and organizational implications of digital information technologies in the realms of healthcare and community health. She has a doctorate in social ecology from University of California-Irvine and worked previously as a postdoctoral research engineer in the UXR group at Intel Labs, as an assistant project scientist in the Department of Informatics at the University of California-Irvine, and as academic coordinator for the Salton Sea Initiative. Her work has been published in top Human Centered Computing venues including ACM CHI and ACM CSCW and in top Organization Science venues including Academy of Management Journal. Pine has a longstanding commitment to conducting research in teams and developing strong relationships with community organizations, policy organizations, and corporations, allowing her to translate her work into real-world impact through collaboration with these research partners.  She currently has research collaborations with Mayo Clinic, California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, and HonorHealth.


Postdoctoral Fellow. Informatics, Department of Informatics, University of California-Irvine

Ph.D. Social Ecology, School of Social Ecology, University of California-Irvine

B.A. Psychology; minor: Natural Resources Management, Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University 

Expertise Areas

Organizational Studies

Health Quality

Human Computer Interactions

Human Dimensions of Science & Technology