Yuting Liao is a Ph.D. candidate in Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. She leverages both quantitative and qualitative methods to explore human interactions with social technology. Her studies examine the issue of privacy and how people make information disclosure decisions in various socio-technical contexts, from fitness trackers to conversational AI to online social networks. With the goal of inspiring technology innovation in the healthcare domain, Yuting’s most recent work focuses on the design and evaluation of an anthropomorphized conversational AI for mental health support. Yuting holds a Master’s degree in Communication, Culture & Technology from Georgetown University.