Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles — Sole Author

Stark, Luke, “Facial Recognition, Emotion and Race in Animated Social Media,” First Monday 23(9), 3 September 2018

Stark, Luke, “Algorithmic Psychometrics and the Scalable Subject,” Social Studies of Science 48(2) (April 2018), 204-231

Stark, Luke, “Albert Ellis, Rational Therapy, and the Media of “Modern” Emotional Management,” History of the Human Sciences 30(4) (October 2017), 54-74.

Stark, Luke, “The Emotional Context of Information Privacy,” The Information Society 32(1) (2016), 14-27.

Stark, Luke and Anna Lauren Hoffmann, “Data Is The New What? Popular Metaphors & Professional Ethics in Emerging Data Cultures,” forthcoming in Journal of Cultural Analytics (Special Issue: Data Cultures, Culture as Data), November 2018

Stark, Luke and Karen Levy, “The Surveillant Consumer,” Media Culture and Society 40 (2018), 1-19. doi: 10.1177/0163443718781985

Rosenblat, Alex and Luke Stark, “Algorithmic Labor and Information Asymmetries: A Case Study of Uber’s Drivers,” The International Journal of Communication 10 (2016), 3758-3784.

Stark, Luke and Kate Crawford, “The Conservatism of Emoji: Work, Affect, and Communication,” Social Media + Society 1 (July-December 2015), 1-11. doi:10.1177/2056305115604853

Stark, Luke and Matt Tierney, “Lockbox: Applying the Value of Privacy to Cloud Storage,” Ethics and Information Technology 16(1) (2014), 1-13. doi:10.1007/s10676-013-9328-z

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles — Lead or Co-Author

David Kotz, Sarah Lord, A. James O’Malley, Luke Stark, and Lisa Marsch, “Emerging Technology and Data Analytics for Behavioral Health,” forthcoming in JMIR Research Protocols, 2018

Bietz, Matthew J., Gillian R. Hayes, Margaret E. Morris, Heather Patterson, and Luke Stark. “Creating Meaning in a World of Quantified Selves,” IEEE Pervasive Computing 15(2) (April-June 2016), 82-85. doi:10.1109/MPRV.2016.39

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles — Contributing Author

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Stark, Luke and Denise Anthony, “Re-scoping the Private Image,” Selected Papers of Internet Research 17: The 17th Annual Meeting of the Association of Internet Researchers.

Nick Merill, Richmond Wong, Noura Howell, Luke Stark, Lucian Leahu, and Dawn Nafus, “Interrogating Biosensing in Everyday Life,” DIS’17 Companion (2017). doi: 10.1145/3064857.3064865

Stark, Luke, Jen King, Xinru Page, Airi Lampinen, Jessica Vitak, Pamela Wisniewski, Tara Whalen, and Nathan Good, “Bridging the Gap between Privacy by Design and Privacy in Practice,” Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (2016), 3415-3422. doi:10.1145/2851581.2856503

Koepfler, Jes A., Luke Stark, Paul Dourish, Phoebe Sengers, and Katie Shilton, “Values & Design in HCI Education,” CHI ’14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (2014), 127-130. doi:10.1145/2559206.2559231

Detweiler, Christian, Alina Pommeranz, and Luke Stark, “Methods to account for values in human-centered computing,” CHI ’12 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (2012), 2735-2738. doi:10.1145/2212776.2212708

Book Chapters

Stark, Luke, “Affect and Emotion in Digital STS,” forthcoming in the digitalSTS Handbook, edited by Janet Vertesi and David Ribes (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018)

Stark, Luke, “Visceral Data,” in Affect and Social Media, edited by Tony David Sampson, Stephen Maddison and Darren Ellis (London: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018), 42-51.

Brandt, Marisa and Luke Stark, “Exploring Digital Interventions in Mental Health: A Roadmap,” in Interventions: Communication Research and Practice (International Communication Association 2017 Theme Book), edited by Adrienne Shaw and D. Travers Scott (Bern: Peter Lang, 2018), 167-182.

Essays & Reviews

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Stark, Luke, “Review Essay: De-sanctifying the Charisma of Numbers,” forthcoming in Journal of Cultural Economy, 2018

Stark, Luke, “Silicon Valley wants to improve your ‘digital well-being’ — and collect more of your personal data along the way,” The Boston Globe, July 24, 2018.

Stark, Luke, “Start treating private personal data on Facebook like medical data,” New York Daily News, March 24, 2018,

Stark, Luke, “Canada’s risky bet on AI,” The Globe & Mail, March 24, 2018,

Anthony, Denise and Luke Stark, “Don’t quit Facebook, but don’t trust it either,” The Conversation, March 23, 2018,

Stark, Luke, “The Long History of Computer Science and Psychology Comes Into View,” Slate, March 18, 2018, 

Stark, Luke, “Recognizing the Role of Emotional Labor in the On-Demand Economy,” Harvard Business Review, August 26, 2016,

Hoffmann, Anna Lauren and Luke Stark, “Hard Feelings: Inside Out, Silicon Valley, and Why Technologizing Emotion and Memory Is a Dangerous Idea,” Los Angeles Review of Books, September 11, 2015,

Stark, Luke and Kate Crawford, “The Conservatism of Emoji,” The New Inquiry, August 20, 2014,

Stark, Luke, “Come On Feel The Data (and Smell It),” The Atlantic. May 19, 2014,