Damian Ruck

Postdoctoral Researcher, Lazer Lab
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Damian Ruck is a computational social scientist who uses data from surveys, news articles and social media to study the evolving media landscape and how it affects key indicators of a heathy society. He is focused on understanding how our changing media ecosystem interacts with mass public opinion and cultural values, to help minimize public health risks and maintain strong democratic institutions. He is currently a research fellow at the Network Science Institute, working in the Lazer Lab. Before joining the Network Science Institute, Damian gained his PhD from the Bristol Centre for Complexity Science at the University of Bristol (UK), also spending time as a Research Fellow at the University of Tennessee and at the University of Bristol.

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177 Huntington Ave, 10th floor
Boston, MA 02115


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