Talks

Data privacy as digital discourse: Who shapes the online information flow about Europe’s GDPR. Internet Governance Lab, American University, Washington, D.C., October 2019.

Analyzing social data. Washington Institute for Global Education and Good Governance, Rockville, Maryland, July 2019.

Making sense of unstructured data: A few words on natural language processing. United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington, D.C., April 2019.

Communicating climate change: A Global South perspective. School of Communication, American University, Washington, D.C., April 2019.

Fundamentals of R/Sentiment Analysis with R. Fembot Digital Humanities Bootcamp, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green [delivered online], March 2019.

The effect of affect: Emotion, cognition, and the 2016 election. Media+Politics Workshop, School of Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., November 2018.

Computational methods in communication research: Using LDA topic modeling and regex to identify ideological influences in news coverage. Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, March 2018.

Mining and analyzing social networks. School of Media and Communication, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, March 2018.

Critical research with Big Data. School of Media and Communication, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green. October 2017.

Comparing social networks. School of Journalism, University of Texas at Austin [delivered online], April 2017.

Data Journalism. School of Media and Communication, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, March 2017.

Facing up to Facebook: How digital activism, independent regulation and mass media foiled a capitalist threat to net neutrality. School of Media and Communication, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, October 2016.

Critical research with Big Data. School of Media and Communication, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, October 2016.

Data Journalism. School of Media and Communication, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green. October 2016.

Critical research with Big Data. School of Media and Communication, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green. September 2016.

A critical axiology for Big Data studies. Presented as part of a JMCQ-organized panel on ‘Information Access and Control in an Age of Big Data’ at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s annual conference, Minneapolis. August 2016.

Media in the Middle East. School of Journalism, Kansas University [delivered online], Spring 2016—Fall 2018.

Van Rossum meets Van Dijk: Using computational tools for critical research. Department of Communication, University of Massachusetts Amherst, December 2015.

Concluding remarks. Wrap-up Session of the Global Fusion annual conference, Austin, October 2014.

Arab Spring in Persian Gulf: A social constructivist perspective. Centre for West Asian Studies’ Student Seminar, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. September 2011.

Discontent in West Asia: What the future holds. Young Scholars Conference, Institute of Peace & Conflict Studies, New Delhi, May 2011.