Burak Özturan

Network Science PhD Student
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Burak is a first-year doctoral student working with Professor David Lazer. It deals with false/disinformation networks, ideology detection and polarization in social media. It uses a combination of network science and quantitative text analysis techniques to do this. Before joining the Network Sciences Institute, Burak completed his master's degree in Data Science (from Konstanz University) with his thesis titled "The COVID-19 Infodemics on Turkish Twittersphere". He also played data-science counselling in the GMF-supported project that measure the elite public opinion on Turkish-American Relations.

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office location

177 Huntington Ave
New College of the Humanities
Devon House
58 St Katharine’s Way
London, E1W 1LP, UK
Roux Institute
100 Fore St
Portland, ME 04101
Network Science Institute
177 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
*Primarily remote
Portland, ME
Boston, MA 02115


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