Hello! I’m a PhD Candidate in Informatics at Indiana University’s Center for Complex Networks and Systems (CNetS) working primarily with the Observatory on Social Media (OSoMe). Check out my CV for more info.
My recent projects are focused on measuring memetic and behavioral effects of interacting with social media content. In particular, I’m measuring changes in topical attention and expressed sentiments towards entities after exposure to Twitter content. I am also working on developing new tools necessary for this task, especially Deep Learning models and Natural Language Processing (NLP) systems to do keyword extraction and targeted sentiment analysis (a.k.a. aspect-based sentiment analysis, or ABSA), and Multivariate Hawkes Process models for causal inference.
I am also working on the CoVaxxy project in which we are studying the public health effects of the online discourse about COVID-19 vaccines.