Skip to main content
U-M Poverty Solutions Logo U-M Poverty Solutions Logo


Back to experts

Julie Hui

Assistant Professor of Information, School of Information

Julie Hui investigates how technology influences access to work and employment. Her current research areas include working with under-resourced small businesses, gig workers, and job seekers. In these areas, she builds partnerships with local organizations to co-develop and test new models of work and resource sharing, question the role of technology in socio-economic mobility, and develop platforms to enhance professional relationship development (see

Broadly, Hui is interested in computer-supported career development, job training in the future of work, and community development.

PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University; BS in Physics, MIT.

Key Issues