Wei (Rocio) Zhong

Postdoctoral Fellow  ·   wz490@nyu.edu

Wei (Rocio) Zhong is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Social Media and Politics at New York University. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and a Master's degree in Statistics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Wei specializes in the application of computational methods to the study of social media and its impact on politics. Her research interests include voter behavior, the dynamics of online extremism, and the mechanisms of political polarization.