September 09 2020
Tamar Mitts is an Assistant Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs and a Faculty Member at the Data Science Institute at Columbia University. Her research applies machine learning and text analysis methods to study political behavior in the digital age. Much of her work focuses on radicalization and violent extremism, where she studies how offline environments motivate online engagement with extremist content, and how exposure to hate speech and disinformation shapes radicalization outcomes. Her work has been published in the American Political Science Review, International Organization, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, and Political Science Research and Methods, among other outlets.