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University of Michigan School of Information

Julie Hui

Julie Hui

Assistant Professor of Information, School of Information Email: Phone: 734/763-2285
Office: School of Information/3431 North Quad Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: Yes Website


I am a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Michigan School of Information. I study how self-directed professionals leverage socio-technical systems (e.g. crowdfunding platforms, social media networks, makerspaces) to learn skills and perform their work.

Areas of Interest

HCI, CSCW, Social computing, Career development, Entrepreneurship, Design, Future of work


Northwestern University - PhD in Mechanical Engineering (2017)

MIT - BS in Physics (2011)


Tawanna Dillahunt and Julie Hui were awarded the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Community-Engaged Research Grant
U-M awarded grant to support Detroit entrepreneurs in bridging digital divide

An interdisciplinary team from the University of Michigan was awarded $300,000 from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to train local residents and U-M students to provide one-on-one technology support to Detroit entrepreneurs.

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new fall faculty 2020
UMSI welcomes new faculty in fall 2020

The incoming faculty at the School of Information in fall 2020 include three alumni of UMSI.

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