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Academic Data Science Alliance 2020 Annual Meeting

By: Louisa Gaylord

The Academic Data Science Alliance (ADSA) hosted their annual meeting from October 14th through 16th, which brought together data science methodologists and domain researchers from all disciplines and career stages to share breakthroughs and new approaches in data science research and education, with a strong emphasis on responsible data science. The virtual conference […]

October 28th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

What counts as terrorism? Racial heuristics and media portrayals of mass shooters

In a new study currently under review for publication, our team evaluates the conditions under which news media describe a violent event as terrorism. We hypothesize that a perpetrator’s race, religion, or other racialized characteristics, which should have no impact on whether an event is considered terrorism, shape whether media characterize or associate an event […]

May 30th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |