Oliver Haimson

Oliver Haimson, PhD

Is a President’s Postdoctoral Fellow and an incoming Assistant Professor at University of Michigan’s School of Information. He conducts 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 his main research areas is transgender identity disclosure and presentation on social media. He is a recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, a Rob Kling Memorial Fellowship, and a Eugene Cota-Robles Fellowship. He earned his PhD in 2018 from the Informatics Department at the University of California, Irvine’s Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences.