For Whom the Bot Tolls: Theorizing, Finding, and Analyzing Russian Political Twitter Bots

Monday, February 25, 2019
2:50 pm
Harrison Hall 202

Part of Havighurst Colloquia Series—Russian Media Strategies at Home and Abroad

Tucker is Professor of Politics, an affiliated Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, and an affiliated Professor of Data Science at New York University. He is the Director of NYU’s Jordan Center for Advanced Study of Russia, a co-director of the NYU Social Media and Political Participation (SMaPP) lab, and a co-Author of the award winning politics and policy blog The Monkey Cage at The Washington Post. In 2006, he became the first scholar of post-communist politics to be awarded the Emerging Scholar Award for the top scholar in the field of Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior within 10 years of the doctorate, and in 2012 I was part of an interdisciplinary four-person team of NYU faculty to win one the National Science Foundation’s inaugural INSPIRE grants.

Joshua Tucker
Joshua Tucker
New York University