OLIVER L.
HAIMSON,
Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

STUDENTS
Prospective students: If you are a prospective PhD student interested in working with me, please apply to the UMSI PhD program. If you are a current UM masters student or undergraduate student interested in working with me, please email me with your CV/resume and research interests. I am particularly interested in working with students who want to conduct research on one or more of the following topics: 1) designing trans technologies 2) social media content moderation and marginalized populations 3) identity transitions and social technologies.

   

PhD Students

Dan Delmonaco
PhD Student
pronouns: he/him or they/them
research interests: LGBTQIA+ health, information practices, social media, critical algorithm studies, online resources for LGBTQIA+ young people's sex and sexual health information needs

Josh Guberman
PhD Student, co-advised by Silvia Lindtner
pronouns: he/him
research interests: the intersections of critical disability studies, feminist science and technology studies, and computer-supported cooperative work

Ben Zefeng Zhang
PhD Student, co-advised by Michaelanne Dye
pronouns: he/him
research interests: life transitions, marginalization, online identity, HCI, information communication technologies & development (ICTD)

Hayden Le
PhD Student (on leave), co-advised by Libby Hemphill
pronouns: they/them
research interests: AI/algorithms, ethics, social computing, social justice

   

Masters Students

Peipei Nie
Masters Student, Information
pronouns: she/her
research interests: content moderation, technology and democracy, social media, social computing, human computer interaction

   

Undergraduate Students

Shanley Corvite
Undergraduate Student, Information
pronouns: she/her
research interests: social media, user experience

Shannon Li
Undergraduate Student, Information
pronouns: she/her or they/them
research interests: HCI, user experience and user interface design, product design, accessibility, LGBTQ+, social impact/advocacy

Andrea Wegner
Undergraduate Student, Psychology
pronouns: she/her
research interests: social media, user experience, social injustice

   

Alumni


Taika
Augustaitis

Justin Buss

AJ Carter

Dykee Gorrell

Aloe DeGuia

Jasmine Glover

Alexxus Lige

Tianxiao
(Sharol) Liu

Virginia Pollock

Denny Starks

Lingbo Wang

Zu Weinger

Brookelyn
Wheeler