This is a breakdown of my publications based on topic. All my recent published work is available in Google Scholar. I am always happy to share my papers with other researchers, so, please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you are interested in a copy.

HCI + Social Media + Privacy 

Norah Abokhodair, Sofiane Abbar, Sarah Vieweg, and Yelena Mejova. 2016. Privacy and twitter in qatar: traditional values in the digital world. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Web Science (WebSci ’16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 66-77. DOI:

Norah Abokhodair and Sarah Vieweg. 2016. Privacy & Social Media in the Context of the Arab Gulf. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS ’16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 672-683. DOI: [PDF]

Norah Abokhodair. 2015. Transmigrant Saudi Arabian Youth and Social Media: Privacy, Intimacy and Freedom of Expression. In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’15). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 187-190. DOI=10.1145/2702613.2702629 (PDF).

Cloud Computing + Security

Norah Abokhodair, Hazel Taylor, Jitsuko Hasegawa, and Surry Jones Mowery, “”Heading for the Clouds?” Implications for Cloud Computing Adopters” (July 29, 2012). AMCIS 2012 Proceedings.Paper 6. PDF

Dehlawi, Z., Abokhodair, N. (2013)  “Saudi Arabia’s Response to Cyber Conflict: A case study of the Shamoon malware incident” The 2013 International Conference on Security and Management (SAM’13), Las Vegas, USA, July 22 – 25

Social Computing + Political Events

Walid Magdy, Kareem Darwish, Norah Abokhodair, Afshin Rahimi, and Timothy Baldwin. 2016. #ISISisNotIslam or #DeportAllMuslims?: predicting unspoken views. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Web Science (WebSci ’16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 95-106. DOI:

Magdy, Walid, Kareem Darwish, and Norah Abokhodair. “Quantifying Public Response towards Islam on Twitter after Paris Attacks.” arXiv preprint arXiv:1512.04570 (2015).

Garrido, Maria, Fernando BARON, and Norah Abokhodair. “The movements of social media. The appropriations of Facebook in the strategy of the April 6th Youth Movement in Egypt.” Escuela de Verano: Los movimientos sociales y la nueva ola internacional de indignación 16 (2013).

Baron,L.F., Abokhodair,  N. Garrido, M. (2013). Human and Political Grievances for Mobilization: Different roles of Facebook during the Egyptian Arab Spring. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries, Montego Bay, Jamaica.


Norah Abokhodair, Daisy Yoo, and David W. McDonald. 2015. Dissecting a Social Botnet: Growth, Content and Influence in Twitter. In Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW ’15). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 839-851. DOI=10.1145/2675133.2675208 [PDF]


Qualitative Research + Underserved Populations

Gomez, R., Abokhodair, N., Bayo, I., & Park, M. (2013). Computer Training to Empower Day Laborers: A Heat Map to Address Emotional Barriers and Technical Skills. Proceedings of HICSS 46, Hawaii, Jan. 2013, pp. 2833-2841. [link]

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