Galen Panger

User Experience Researcher


Galen Panger is currently a User Experience Researcher at Google. He recently completed his Ph.D. at the Berkeley School of Information, winning the iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award for his thesis, Emotion in Social Media. His research interests include computer-mediated communication, well-being, and behavioral economics. Prior to his Ph.D., Panger worked at Google in Washington, D.C. He received his bachelor's degree in Public Policy from Stanford.