Julia Dean
PhD Student
Information Science

Julia Dean is a first-year PhD student co-advised by Amy Voida and Bryan Semaan. Her research is focused on the digital landscape for immigrants and refugees in the United States, the role of digital identity to societal newcomers, and critical HCI. You can read more about her current projects or ways to connect with her on her website.

Prior to starting graduate school, Julia received a dual undergraduate degree in International Affairs and Spanish/Portuguese. She's also worked for nonprofits and technology startups for years before attending CU. In her free time, you can find Julia trail running, skiing, gravel biking or hanging out with her dogs!