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Apr 2022 Our TIER 1 grant proposal Discovering Digital Allies and Influential Actors in Online Social Movements with Yakov Bart and Brooke Foucault Welles was approved for funding.
Apr 2022 I am chairing the keynote session and the paper presentation session at the UserNLP workshop at The Web Conference 2022
Apr 2022 Can We Trust AI?.) I participated on a panel on trustworthy and responsible AI at the inaugural event of the Institute for Experiential AI with Cansu Canca, Rayid Ghani, Lorena Jaume-Palasí, moderated by Ricardo Baeza-Yates.
Apr 2022 The Institute for Experiential AI Paves the Way Toward Eliminating AI Biases
Feb 2022 I was featured as a panelist on the first event of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Belonging (DEIAB) Speaker Series at the Khoury College of Computer Sciences: Why I Belong in CS
Dec 2021 Best Rapid-Fire Presentation at PRISM 2021
Nov 2021 I am co-organizing UserNLP: User-centered Natural Language Processing Workshop (co-located with the WebConf 2022), the first workshop dedicated to the challenges of building user-centered NLP models, going beyond modeling individual documents, and enhancing model personalization.
Nov 2021 We secured seed funding from NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks for a pilot project with Yakov Bart on Characterizing the Impact of Influential Actors on the Dynamics of #MeToo Online Social Movement
Sep 2021 I joined the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks at Northeastern University as a core faculty member.
Aug 2021 I joined the Institute for Experiential AI at Northeastern University as a core faculty member.
Jul 2021 Our paper Early Detection of Online Hate Speech Spreaders with Learned User Representations with Darius Irani and Avyakta Wrat will appear on the CLEF 2021 Labs Working Notes
Apr 2021 I hired my first two PhD students: Monica Munnangi and Somin Wadhwa (both co-advised with Byron Wallace)
Mar 2021 Our paper On the Impact of Random Seeds on the Fairness of Clinical Classifiers with Jan-Willem van de Meent and Byron Wallace was accepted for publication at NAACL 2021
Jan 2021 I was hired as an assistant professor in the Khoury College of Computer Science at Northeastern University :tada:
Nov 2015 A long announcement with details