Ceren Budak and Lisa Singh participated in a panel titled “Misinformation and the Role of Social Media in Elections”
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.
Ceren Budak was a keynote speaker at the International Conference on Computational Social Science. Her talk was entitled “Regulators of Problematic Behavior Online.”
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?”
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.”
Lisa Singh spoke on a panel at the Society for Modeling and Simulation Spring Conference about machine learning and artificial societies.
Pam Davis Kean was a guest on the podcast Michigan Minds. Her episode was entitled “How COVID-19 is Impacting the Student Achievement Gap.”
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.”
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.”
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.”
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.”
Ceren Budak was a panelist at Wallace House Presents “Duterte’s Facebook-Fueled Rise to Power: Manipulating Public Opinion to Capture an Election.”
Lisa Singh spoke at the Urban Institute. Her talk was entitled “Using Open Source Data Sets to Understand Human Behavior and Opinion.”
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.”
Ceren Budak spoke at Stevens Institute of Technology. Her talk was entitled “Examining Political Information and Behavior Online.”
Ceren Budak spoke at New York University. Her talk was entitled “News Producers, Politically Engaged Citizens, and Social Movement Organizations Online.”