I am a Ph.D. student in Information Science at the University of Colorado Boulder, where I am also a member of the Identity Lab and the Internet Rules Lab. I use both qualitative and quantitative methods to do research in social computing, online communities, and social media with my advisors Dr. Jed Brubaker and Dr. Casey Fiesler.

I have a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota, where I used to work with Dr. Lana Yarosh at GroupLens Research.



I will be joining Facebook as a UX Research Intern this summer.


I have two papers accepted to CSCW 2018! Come hear me talking about how people use animated GIFs and classifying post-mortem content in New York City Jersey City in November.


I will be presenting two papers about the rule ecosystem on Reddit and identification of post-mortem social media profiles at ICWSM 2018 next week at Stanford University.


Two papers accepted to ICWSM 2018! I will be talking about the rule ecosystem on Reddit and identification of post-mortem social media profiles.


I will be at Yahoo!/Oath this summer as a UX Research Intern.


I will present our work on animated GIFs at CHI 2017, Denver, CO.


Our paper studying interpretations of animated GIFs is accepted to CHI 2017 Late Breaking Work.


Drove 16 hours to Boulder, CO via MN, SD, NE, and WY.


I’m joining Department of Information Science @ University of Colorado Boulder as a Ph.D. student! Huge thanks to GroupLens people and especially my advisor Lana for being constantly amazing.


Traveling to CSCW 2016 at San Francisco to present my research on social norm evolution in online gaming communities.