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Centre for Computational Social Science Team Members

Katharine Boyd

Associate Professor in Criminology

Lewys Brace

Senior Lecturer in Computational Social Science


Lewys Brace Senior Lecturer in Computational Social Science
Katharine Boyd Associate Professor in Criminology
Susan Banducci Professor of Politics
Travis Coan Associate Professor in Computational Social Science
Alexey Bessudnov Associate Professor in Sociology
Lorien Jasny Associate Professor in Politics
Chris Playford Senior Lecturer in Sociology
Nitzan Peri-Rotem Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Sociology and Demography
Andrei Zhirnov Lecturer in Quantitative Politics
Simge Andi Lecturer in Politics
Hannah Bunting Lecturer in Quantitative British Politics
Cecilia Meneghini  Lecturer in Criminology
Maria Papageorgiou Lecturer in Politics

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Gabriel Katz Associate Professor Politics
Catarina Thomson Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations Politics
Amy McKay Associate Professor Politics
Jason Reifler Professor in Political Science Politics
Clare Saunders Professor of Politics (Cornwall) Politics
Darren Schreiber Senior Lecturer in Politics Politics
Oliver James Professor of Political Science Politics
Ekaterina Kolpinskaya Lecturer in Politics Politics (Penryn)
Anna Mountford-Zimdars Professor of Education/Director for the Center of Social Mobility Education
Chico Camargo Lecturer in Computer Science Computer Science
Zeyu Fu Lecturer in Computer Vision and Machine Learning Computer Science
Miriam Koschate-Reis Senior Lecturer in Social and Organisational Psychology Psychology
Dr Neil Harrison Associate Professor in Education and Social Justice / Director of Research and Impact Education
Dr Niccolò Tempini  Senior Lecturer in Sociology & Philosophy of data Sociology, Philosophy & Anthropology


Hannah Grant C2S2 Manager HASS
Kate Llewellyn C2S2 Centre Administrator HASS



Working Title / Area of Interest


Bella Longdon How does gender and political ideology affect the discourse aorund the #MeToo movement Susan Banducci
Mirjam Nanko Climate Change Believers and Sceptics: A text-mining approach to measure their impact on the political discourse  Travis Coan
Laura Roldan Gomez Forest in Conflict - A social-ecological analysis of the nexus between armed conflict and deforestation in Colombia between 2000 to 2018 Lorien Jasny
Jen Wilcox Knife Crime Moral Panic: Assessing the interactional dynamic between the media, public policy and frontline services Katharine Boyd
Aditi Dutta The dynamics of online misogyny: Developing early linguistic warnings for online hate towards women

Susan Banducci

Chico Camargo

Simone Long  An Exploration of the Linguistic and Visual Practices of Far-Right Militia Groups in Online Messaging Boards

Brian Rappert and Lewys Brace

Ranadheer Malla Computational approaches to detecting in-groups in extremist communication

Travis Coan and Laura Smith

Mariam Cook  OPOQ: A theoretical and computational framework for making better decisions together.

Gabriel Katz

Amanda Rigg Free School Meals Eligibility and GCSE Attainment - Do Student Results Vary Significantly According To Assessment Type?

Pallavi Banerjee and Chris Playford

Sen Lin Does Trust in government Encourage or Impede Coproduction of Public Service? An Empirical Study in Urban China

Oliver James and Andrei Zhirnov