Book Chapters

  • Soden, R. and Palen, L. (2018). The social life of disaster information: Cultivating resources for emergent information infrastructures in Nepal. In Eric Welch (Ed.) Research Handbook on E-Government. Edward Elgar. Forthcoming.

Journal Articles

Archival, Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

Workshop Papers & Non-Archival Conference Presentations

  • Soden, R. (2018). Toward Disasters as Matters of Care. Presented at Sociotechnical Systems of Care Workshop at CSCW 2018. Jersey City, NJ.

  • Soden, R., Lord, A. (2018). Mapping Silences, Reconfiguring Loss: Practices of Damage Assessment & Narratives of Repair in Post-Earthquake Nepal. Presented at 2018 Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S). Sydney, AU.

  • Soden, R., Lord, A. (2018). Mapping Silences, Reconfiguring Loss: Practices of Damage Assessment & Narratives of Repair in Post-Earthquake Nepal. Presented at Natural Hazards Workshop. Boulder, CO.

  • Soden, R. (2018). Crisis Informatics in the Anthropocene: Disasters as Matters of Care & Concern. In Companion of the 2018 ACM Conference on Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI Doctoral Colloquium). ACM. Forthcoming.

  • Soden, R., Lord, A. (2017). Narrating Disaster, Contesting Reconstruction: Design Notes on Practices of Damage Assessment in the Wake of the 2015 Nepal Earthquake. Presented at 2017 Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S). Boston, MA.

  • Lord, A., Soden, R. (2017). Infrastructuring Humanitarian Ignorance in Nepal’s Post-Disaster Taskscape. Presented at 2017 Conference on the Changing Political Economy of Risk and Ignorance (CPERI). Boston, MA.

  • Soden, R. (2017). Crisis Informatics in the Anthropocene: Disasters as Matters of Care & Concern. In Companion of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW Doctoral Colloquium) (pp. 93-96). ACM. Seattle, WA.

  • Soden, R. (2017). Crisis Informatics in the Anthropocene: Disasters as Matters of Care & Concern. At 2017 Human Computer Interaction Consortium (HCIC). Watsonville, CA.

  • Soden, R. (2017). Informating Crisis. At 2016 Workshop on Crisis Informatics & Human Computer Interaction. Boulder, Colorado.

  • Dennis, E., Soden, R. (2016). Towards Cartographic Standards for Web-Based Flood Hazard Maps. Presented at 2016 GIS in the Rockies Conference. Denver, CO.

  • Soden, R. (2016). Reconfiguring Loss: Memory Practice & Participatory Damage Assessment in Post-Earthquake Nepal. Presented at 2016 Human Computer Interaction Consortium (HCIC). Watsonville, CA.

  • Soden, R., Budhathoki, N. (2016). Alternate Constructions of Damage: Frictional Design and Disaster Impact Assessment in Post-Earthquake Nepal. Presented at 2016 CHI Workshop on HCI Across Borders. San Jose, CA.

  • Soden, R. (2015). Ecologies of Risk Information: A Comparative Approach. Presented at 2015 CHI Workshop on Ecological Perspectives in HCI: Promise, Problems, and Potential. Seoul, South Korea.

  • Soden, R. (2015). OpenStreetMap & Disaster Risk Management: Experiences from the Open Cities Project. Presented at 2015 Conference of the Citizen Science Association. San Jose, CA.

  • Soden, R. (2015). Information Infrastructure & Disaster Risk: A Comparative Approach. Presented at 2015 Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM) Doctoral Colloquium. Kristiansand, Norway.

  • Soden, R., Prager, D. (2005). Broken Promises: Environmental Rights Regimes as Human Rights Guarantees in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa. Presented at 2005 International Studies Conference (ISA). Honolulu, HI.

Invited Talks & Guest Lectures

  • Soden, R. (2018). Rethinking Post-Disaster Damage Assessment: Lessons from Critical Data Studies. Presented at Earth Observatory of Singapore. National Technical University of Singapore (NTU).

  • Soden, R. (2018). The Social Life of Disaster Data. Presented at 2018 Understanding Risk Forum. Mexico City, Mexico.

  • Soden, R., Lallemant, D. (2017). Crowdsourcing Damage Assessment to Improve Response and Recovery Following Natural Disasters. Presented at Stanford HCI Lunch. Stanford, CA.

  • Soden, R. (2016). There’s No Such Thing as Raw Crisis Data. At AAS Workshop on Ethics of Location-Based Data in Crisis Situations. Presente at American Association for the Advancement of Science. Washington, D.C.

  • Soden, R. (2015). Collective Information Infrastructures During Disaster Response: Findings from the 2015 Nepal Earthquake. Presented at The Role of Crisis Informatics in Disaster Management: The Case of Nepal Earthquake. Kathmandu, Nepal.

  • Soden, R. (2015). The Polyvocality of Resilience: Discovering a Research Agenda through Interdisciplinary Investigation and Community Engagement. Presented at Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM) Plenary. Kristiansand, Norway.

  • Soden, R. (2014). Open Data for Disaster Risk Management. Presented at 2014 Understanding Risk Forum. London, UK.

  • Soden, R. (2014). Crowdsourced Mapping, Community Mapping, & Disaster Resilience. Guest Lecture in Leysia Palen’s Course on Social Computing. Boulder, CO.

  • Soden, R. (2013). Growing the Global OSM Community: Lessons Learned from the Open Cities Project. Presented at 2013 State of the Map Conference. Birmingham, UK.

  • Soden, R. (2011). Crowdsourced Mapping in the 2010 Haiti Earthquake Response. Presented at 2011 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. Geneva, CH.

Major Professional Publications