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University of Michigan School of Information

Oliver Haimson

Oliver Haimson

Assistant Professor of Information, School of Information Email: Phone: 734/764-6555
Office: School of Information/3380 North Quad Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: Yes Personal website


I conduct social computing research focused on how people present and disclose changing identities on social media during life transitions, with a primary research goal of impacting technological inclusion of marginalized users. One of my main research areas is transgender identity disclosure and presentation on social media.

For more information, please see my website. 

Areas of interest

Human-computer interaction (HCI), social computing, gender, online identity, social media, life transitions


PhD Information & Computer Science, University of California, Irvine


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