Lena Song

Postdoctoral Research Affiliate  ·   lena.song@nyu.edu

Lena Song is a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at Columbia University from 2022-2023 and will join the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign as an Assistant Professor in the fall of 2023. She received her PhD in economics from New York University and is a Postdoctoral Research Affiliate at NYU's Center for Social Media and Politics.

Song studies media and information technologies, with a focus on their relationship to diversity and inequality. Much of her work involves original data collection including archival research or field experiments. Song received her Bachelors in Math from the University of Waterloo, her B.B.A. from Wilfrid Laurier University, and her MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford.