Ryan Gallagher

Network Science PhD Candidate
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Ryan is a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate working with Professor Brooke Foucault Welles as a part of the Communication Media and Marginalization (CoMM) Lab. At the Network Science Institute, he studies online amplification and its effects on hashtag activism, misinformation, and polarization. To do so, his research makes advances in network science and text-as-data methodology for measuring the complexities of social media. Ryan holds an MS in mathematics from the University of Vermont, where he worked with the Computational Story Lab at the Vermont Complex Systems Center, and a BA in mathematics from the University of Connecticut.

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177 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
Boston, MA 02115


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