TRIADS Speaker Series

The TRIADS Speaker Series showcases cutting-edge data science research from leading scholars at Washington University and beyond, with each event focusing on a pressing social issue.

2023-2024 Speakers

View our calendar of upcoming speakers for the 2023-2024 Academic Year.

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Speaker Series Archive

Below, you'll find a video archive of previous TRIADS Speaker Series events.

Catherine Knight Steele

Black Feminist Technoculture, Content Creation, and Automating Black Joy (April 18, 2024)

Dolores Albarracín

Bottom-Up and Top-Down Processes of Social Influence (March 28, 2024)

Elizabeth F.S. Roberts & Martha María Téllez-Rojo

Ten Years of Collaboration Between Ethnography and Epidemiology (February 1, 2024)

David Lazer

In the wake of Twitterpocalypse, building new data paradigms for social media research (November 30, 2023)

Heng Ji

Large Neural Models' Self-Learning Symbolic Knowledge (October 26, 2023)

Sidney D'Mello

From Learning Optimization to Learner Flourishing: Reimagining AI in Education at the Institute for Student-AI Teaming (September 7, 2023)

Brandon Stewart

Strengthening Propaganda and the Limits of Media Commercialization in China: Evidence from Millions of Newspaper Articles (August 24, 2023)

Caitlin McMurtry

Vaccine hesitancy and trust in government during public health emergencies (April 21, 2023)

Laura Nelson

Beyond Protests: Using Computational Text Analysis to Explore a Greater Variety of Social Movement Activities (April 7, 2023)

Yevgeniy Vorobeychik

Is it (computationally) hard to steal an election? (March 23, 2023)

Deen Freelon

Operation Dumpster Fire; or, toward balance in the detection and profiling of low-quality content online (February 17, 2023)

Michael Esposito

Historical redlining and contemporary racial disparities in neighborhood life expectancy (January 27, 2023)

Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde

Taming the Curse of Dimensionality: Old Ideas and New Strategies (November 18, 2022)