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Margaret E. Roberts - Censorship’s Effect on Incidental Exposure to Information: Evidence from Instagram and Wikipedia

Margaret E. Roberts - Censorship’s Effect on Incidental Exposure to Information: Evidence from Instagram and Wikipedia

Picture of Professor Margaret (Molly) Roberts / photo from http://www.margaretroberts.net/
February 26, 2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Location: 
Bass Center (B400), Stanford GSB. Please note the change from the usual workshop location in Encina.
Event Speaker: 
Maragaret E. Roberts, Associate Professor of Political Science, UC San Diego
Biography: 

Margaret (Molly) Roberts's research interests lie in the intersection of political methodology and the politics of information, with a specific focus on methods of automated content analysis and the politics of censorship in China. She received a PhD from Harvard in Government (2014), MS in Statistics from Stanford (2009) and BA in International Relations and Economics (2009). Currently, she is working on a variety of projects that span censorship, propaganda, topic models, and other methods of text analysis. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the American Journal of Political Science, American Political Science Review, Political Analysis, and Science.

Event Affiliation: 
Stanford Department of Political Science
Stanford Department of Economics
Stanford Graduate School of Business Political Economy