Katherine Ognyanova (aka Katya) is an Assistant Professor at the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University. Her research areas include network theory and methodology, social use of technology, mass communication and media effects, civic engagement and political participation, Internet censorship, privacy and digital policy-making. She does work with data science and information visualization.
Prior to joining Rutgers, Katya was a postdoctoral research fellow in computational social science at the Lazer Lab, Northeastern University and IQSS, Harvard University. She received her Ph.D. from the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, University of Southern California.
Check out Katherine’s bio, her academic work or her infrequently updated blog. Take a look at a few of the research groups & projects she has worked with: the Lazer Lab, Volunteer Science, the Annenberg Networks Network, Metamorphosis and the Center for the Digital Future. If you are so inclined, follow Katya on Twitter, GitHub, or Academia.edu.
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