Mel Allen

Network Science PhD Student
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Mel (they/them) is a first year PhD student working with Dr. David Lazer in the Lazer Lab. They are interested in analyzing images posted on Twitter, especially in political or activism contexts. They have a Bachelor's degree in math and computer science and a minor in art history from Indiana University. Prior to NetSci Mel studied images posted on Twitter during the Stop Asian Hate movement and performed an analysis of political advertisements posted on Facebook regarding the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

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177 Huntington Ave
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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