Alexandra To is an Assistant Professor at Northeastern University jointly appointed in the Art + Design (Games) department in the College of Art, Media, and Design and the Khoury College of Computer Science.
Alexandra is an HCI researcher, racial justice activist, and game designer. Her core research interests are in studying and designing social technologies that support the joy and empowerment of people of color and people in marginalizing contexts. She uses qualitative methods to gather counterstories and participatory methods to design for the future. She has designed award-winning transformational games, received multiple ACM Best Paper awards, and published at CHI, UIST, CSCW, CHI Play, ToDiGRA, and DIS.