RESEARCH FROM A
DIFFERENT POINT OF VIEW
Olivia spends a great deal of her time giving back to the communities that have changed her trajectory.
Olivia is the Vice President of the University of Michigan graduate student body, Rackham Student Government. In her role, she leads several initiatives related to graduate affairs and student well-being.
RESEARCHER. SCHOLAR. MATHEMATICIAN. INNOVATOR.
Olivia was born and raised in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. She attended E.L. Meyers High School, where she was a member of the nationally recognized debate team, the drum major for the band and the Salutatorian of the Class of 2015.
Olivia pursued her B.S. in Mathematics at Penn State University, as a Millennium Scholar. She is currently a fourth-year Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Michigan School of Information. She studies Human-Computer Interaction, with a focus on Family Informatics.
Throughout her research career, she has pursued research endeavors at Penn State, Indiana University, and the University of Washington. More recently, she conducted internships with Parkview Health System researchers and PBS KIDS research. In her free time, she plays the piano, and works out at Orangetheory Fitness.
SI 501 - Contextual Inquiry and Consulting Foundations, Fall 2022
Taught two classes of 25 Masters of Information students; Held office hours; Graded
SI 422 - Needs Assessment and Usability Evaluation, Fall 2021 & Winter 2022
Taught two user research methods classes to 50+ undergrads; Held office hours; Graded
CRA-W DREU Participant 2018
Dean's List, 2015-2019
President's Freshman Award Winner | 4.0 GPA
PA NASA Research Space Grant Winner
I take action so that one day parents do
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