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Data Science/Computational Social Science Seminars fall roster announced

Monday, 08/23/2021

The University of Michigan Data Science / Computational Social Science (DS/CSS) faculty have announced the speakers for their fall 2021 seminar series. 

The Data Science/Computational Social Science seminar series brings together a vibrant and diverse community of scholars whose cutting-edge research in Information Science, Computer Science, or the Social Sciences aims to broaden our understanding of the important social and technological issues.

The events are scheduled for Thursdays at noon ET, online via Zoom.

Organizer for the fall 2021 series is Paramveer Dhillon, assistant professor of information at the School of Information.

Topics and abstracts will be announced separately, closer to each event.

The fall 2021 seminar schedule of speakers: 

Sept. 2: Jen Golbeck, University of Maryland 

Sept. 9: Aaron Clauset, University of Colorado

Sept. 16: Dean Eckles, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sept. 23: Kristen Altenburger, Facebook

Sept. 20: Dan Weld, University of Washington & Allen AI 

Oct 7: Lexing Xie, Australian National University 

Oct. 14: Kathleen Carley, Carnegie Mellon University

Oct. 21: Chris Bail, Duke University 

Oct. 28: Agnes Horvat, (Northwestern University)

Nov. 4: Dean Knox, University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

Nov. 11: Sune Lehmann, Technical University of Denmark

Nov. 18: Joshua Blumenstock, UC Berkeley

Dec. 2: Julian McAuley, UC San Diego 

Dec. 9: Dirk Hovy Bocconi University