Assistant Professor

The Major Life Events Taxonomy

The Major Life Events Taxonomy is a new taxonomy of 121 major life events in 12 categories that researchers can use to understand how life transitions people experience relate to their behaviors, health and psychological outcomes, and technology use.

You can access the full taxonomy by clicking here.

citation: Oliver L. Haimson, Albert J. Carter, Shanley Corvite, Brookelyn Wheeler, Lingbo Wang, Tianxiao Liu, and Alexxus Lige. 2021. The Major Life Events Taxonomy: Social Readjustment, Social Media Information Sharing, and Online Network Separation During Times of Life Transition. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST).