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Data Science/Computational Social Science Seminars winter roster announced

Tuesday, 01/12/2021

The University of Michigan Data Science / Computational Social Science (DS/CSS) faculty have announced the speakers for their Winter 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. Due to current in-person gathering restrictions, all seminar talks will be held online via Zoom.

Organizer for the Winter 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 Winter 2021 seminar schedule of speakers: 

Jan. 21: Veronica Perez-Rosas, University of Michigan - Link to event

Jan. 28: Ingmar Weber, Qatar Comp. Research Institute

Feb. 4: Munmun De Choudhury, Georgia Tech

Feb. 11:  Andrew Guess, Princeton University

Feb. 18: Susan Athey, Stanford University - Jointly hosted with MIDAS and SBEE seminars

Feb. 25: Jacob Eisenstein, Google Research

March 4: Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon, University of Pennsylvania

March 11: Deen Freelon, University of North Carolina

March 18: Kristina Lerman, University of Southern California 

March 25: Dashun Wang, Northwestern University

April 1: David Lazer, Northeastern University

April 8: Ed Chi, Google Brain - Jointly hosted with MIDAS seminar

April 15: Chenhao Tan, University of Chicago