Events

September 2020

Ceren Budak and Lisa Singh participated in a panel titled “Misinformation and the Role of Social Media in Elections”

September 2020

Jonathan Ladd and Josh Pasek participated in a panel entitled “Why (and how) Campaign Narratives Stick” with Alex Conant, Communications Director for Marco Rubio’s 2016 campaign, and Karen Finney, Senior Advisor and Spokewoman for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign.

July 2020

Ceren Budak was a keynote speaker at the International Conference on Computational Social Science. Her talk was entitled “Regulators of Problematic Behavior Online.”

June 2020

Lisa Singh spoke at AAPOR 2020. She participated in the panel “What We Can Learn About Public Opinion Using Data Science and Social Media Data?”

May 2020

Pam Davis Kean gave a Master Lecture for the ISR Insights Speaker Series at the Institute for Social Research in Ann Arbor, MI. Her talk was entitled “The Kids are Not All Right: Educational Inequalities in the Time of COVID-19.”

May 2020

Lisa Singh spoke on a panel at the Society for Modeling and Simulation Spring Conference about machine learning and artificial societies.

April 2020

Pam Davis Kean was a guest on the podcast Michigan Minds. Her episode was entitled “How COVID-19 is Impacting the Student Achievement Gap.”

March 2020

Zeina Mneimneh presented at the Health Survey Research Methods meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia. Her talk was entitled “Evaluating Survey Consent to Social Media Linkage in Three International Health Survey.”

March 2020

Lisa Singh spoke at Lawrence Livermore National Labs, Invited Speaker for Data Science Seminar Series. Her talk was entitled “Blending Noisy Organic Signals with Traditional Movement Variables to Predict Forced Migration in Iraq.”

February 2020

Lisa Singh spoke at the University of Maryland Conference on Big Data in Public Health. Her talk was entitled “How News and Social Media Shaped the 2016 Presidential Election.”

January 2020

Lisa Singh spoke at the Big Data in the Middle East – Research Roundtable in Doha. Her talk was entitled “Big Data and Social Science Research in the Middle East.”

January 2020

Ceren Budak was a panelist at Wallace House Presents “Duterte’s Facebook-Fueled Rise to Power: Manipulating Public Opinion to Capture an Election.”

January 2020

Lisa Singh spoke at the Urban Institute. Her talk was entitled “Using Open Source Data Sets to Understand Human Behavior and Opinion.”

November 2019

Mike Traugott, Ceren Budak, Lisa Singh, and Jonathan Ladd spoke at the 2019 MIDAS Symposium: Embracing the Challenge: Data Science for the Next Ten Years. Their panel discussion was entitled “Big Data and Political Science.”

October 2019

Ceren Budak spoke at Stevens Institute of Technology. Her talk was entitled “Examining Political Information and Behavior Online.”

October 2019

Ceren Budak spoke at New York University. Her talk was entitled “News Producers, Politically Engaged Citizens, and Social Movement Organizations Online.”

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