Full list of publications is available on my Google Scholar profile.

Selected Publications


Sabirat Rubya, Joseph Numainville, and Svetlana Yarosh. 2021. “Comparing Generic and Community-Situated Crowdsourcing for Data Validation in the Context of Recovery from Substance Use Disorders.” In Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’21).


PhD thesis: Sabirat Rubya (2020). Enhancing Access to Peer Support Through Technology for Recovery from Substance Use Disorders (Doctoral dissertation, University of Minnesota).

Zachary Levonian, Drew Richard Erikson, Wenqi Luo, Saumik Narayanan, Sabirat Rubya, Prateek Vachher, Loren Terveen, Svetlana Yarosh. (2020) “Bridging Qualitative and Quantitative Methods for User Modeling: Tracing Cancer Patient Behavior in an Online Health Community.” In Proceedings of the 14th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media – ICWSM 14(1), 405-416.


Sabirat Rubya, Xizi Wang, and Svetlana Yarosh. 2019. “HAIR: Towards Developing a Global Self-Updating Peer Support Group Meeting List Using Human-Aided Information Retrieval.” In Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR ’19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 83-92.


Sabirat Rubya and Svetlana Yarosh. 2017. Interpretations of Online Anonymity in Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact. 1, CSCW, Article 91 (December 2017), 22 pages.

Sabirat Rubya and Svetlana Yarosh. 2017. Video-Mediated Peer Support in an Online Community for Recovery from Substance Use Disorders. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1454-1469.