Organizers

Oliver L. Haimson is a PhD student in Informatics at UC Irvine. His research focuses on how people represent changing and faceted identities on social media. In particular, he studies transgender people’s experiences with self-representation and disclosure as they change gender on social networking sites.

Amanda Menking is a PhD student at the University of Washington’s Information School. She is currently researching issues related to gender and social computing.

Jordan Eschler is a PhD student at the University of Washington’s Information School and a member of the iMed research group. Her research interests include information needs of young adult oncology patients, patient-centered healthcare information systems, consumer health informatics, and qualitative empirical methods.

Ingrid Erickson is Assistant Professor at Rutgers School of Communication and Information’s Department of Library and Information Science. Her scholarly interests lie at the intersection of information, management science, and innovation studies.

Gillian R. Hayes is an Associate Professor and the Robert A. and Barbara L. Kleist Chair in Informatics at UC Irvine. She designs, develops, deploys, and evaluates technologies to empower people to use collected data to address real human needs in sensitive and ethically responsible ways.

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