Seminar: Social identity and political polarization: A field experiment on social media - Christopher Bail (Duke University)

 

 

Venue: G316, Newman Building, UCD

Date: 30 October 2019

Time:
13:00-14:00 - Joint SPIRe & Connected_Politics Lab Seminar

14:00-15:00 - Connected_Politics Workshop: Online field experiments: opportunities and challenges.

Chris Bail is a Professor of Sociology, Public Policy, and Data Science at Duke University, where he directs the Polarization Lab. His research examines fundamental questions of social psychology, extremism, and political polarization using data from social media and the latest advances in machine learning. He has been a Guggenheim Fellow and a Carnegie Fellow. His research has appeared in top journals, such as the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Science Advances, and the American Sociological Review.