Sanorita Dey
Sanorita Dey

Assistant Professor

Faculty, Principal Faculty

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, 1000 Hilltop CIrcle, Baltimore, MD 21250-0001, United States

Sanorita Dey completed her B.Tech from IIEST, Shibpur in 2007, her M.S. from USC in 2013, and her Ph.D. in 2020 from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her research emphasizes human-computer interaction, social computing, crowd computing, technologically mediated persuasive systems, and spatial learning, primarily with applications to building socio-technical and interactive systems. Her work has been published and received awards in premier venues in human-computer interaction, including CHI and CSCW. Sanorita is the recipient of the Maria Pia Graton Fellowship, UIUC Graduate College Dissertation Completion Fellowship, and the outstanding thesis awards for her Master’s thesis. Her recent research on “Effects of Socially Stigmatized Crowdfunding Campaigns in Shaping Opinions” received the best paper honorable mention award at CHI’18. Her other work, “Understanding the Effect of the Combination of Navigation Tools in Learning Spatial Knowledge,” was selected among the Top-5 papers at SUI’19.

Sanorita Dey



  1. P. Ranade, S. Dey, A. Joshi, and T. Finin, "Computational Understanding of Narratives: A Survey", Article, IEEE Access, September 2022, 351 downloads.
  2. S. Dey, B. R. Duff, and K. Karahalios, "Re-imagining the Power of Priming and Framing Effects in the Context of Political Crowdfunding Campaigns", InProceedings, CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, April 2022, 193 downloads.


  1. K. M. Al Farabi, S. Sarkhel, S. Dey, and D. Venugopal, "Interpretable Explanations for Probabilistic Inference in Markov Logic", InProceedings, International Conference on Big Data, December 2021, 218 downloads.