Tejomay Gadgil email@example.com Tejomay studies Data Science at New York University. His research centers on network science, particularly the spread of information on social networks. He holds degrees in Economics and Statistics from University of California, Berkeley.
Nejla Asimovic firstname.lastname@example.org Nejla Asimovic is a PhD candidate in the Wilf Family Department of Politics, New York University. Her research focuses on exploring the role digital technologies and social media play in negotiating identities and shaping group dynamics. Before coming to NYU, Nejla earned her Bachelor’s in World Politics at Hamilton College.
Denis Stukal email@example.com Personal Site Denis Stukal is a Lecturer in Data Analytics in Social Sciences at the Department of Government and IR (School of Social and Political Sciences) at the University of Sydney. He was formerly a postdoctoral researcher with SMaPP doing research in the fields of Comparative Politics and Political Methodology. His primary focus is the use of machine learning techniques to study political misinformation in post-communist countries (especially, in Russia).
Oscar Stuhler firstname.lastname@example.org Oscar is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at New York University. He studies order and disorder in political discourses. He is particularly interested in the emergence and evolution of discursive categories of people. Most of his work involves natural language processing or network analysis. Oscar holds a Master’s degree in Social Sciences from The University of Chicago and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from Humboldt University of Berlin.
Sean Kates email@example.com Sean is a is a postdoctoral researcher at CSMaP. He was formerly a Ph.D. candidate at the Wilf Family Department of Politics, New York University. His studies focus on political behavior and party politics, particularly as they relate to far right parties in Europe. He holds bachelor’s degrees in History and Political Science from the University of Maryland, College Park and a Master of Public Administration degree from the Harvard Kennedy School.
Venuri Siriwardane firstname.lastname@example.org Venuri Siriwardane is the Researcher/Editor for the Center for Social Media and Politics. She worked as a business journalist in New York and an immigration policy researcher in California. She holds a master’s degree in Politics and Communication from the London School of Economics, where she wrote her dissertation on the Sri Lankan government’s efforts to legitimize itself in state-controlled newspaper discourse.
Jen Rosiere Reynolds email@example.com Jen is the Lab Manager of the Center for Social Media and Politics. Before CSMaP, Jen served in various national security and defense leadership positions. She received her MA in Government from Johns Hopkins University and has focused her research on online free speech and violent extremist radicalization.
Zeve Sanderson firstname.lastname@example.org Zeve is the Executive Director of the Center for Social Media and Politics. He has held roles across finance and operations for a number of for- and non-profit organizations. His research interests include misinformation and radicalization, and he is currently working on a project related to fact-checking.