Megan A. Brown

Graduate Research Affiliate  ·

Megan A. Brown is a PhD student at the School of Information at the University of Michigan and a Graduate Research Affiliate at NYU’s Center for Social Media and Politics.

Her research is centered on the online information ecosystem. She studies political bias in algorithmic systems, the effect of platform governance and moderation policies on the spread of political content, and research infrastructure to support computational social science. Formerly, Megan was a Senior Research Engineer at CSMaP, where she collected and maintained large-scale collections of social media and digital trace data for social science research. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Politics with a minor in Middle East & Islamic Studies from New York University in 2019.

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