Rebecca Weiss

Rebecca Weiss

Weiss’ interests are political communication, particularly mass polarization and the ways in which news media can be distorted from reality. Currently, she is investigating the application of natural language processing and machine learning for semi-automated content analysis, particularly for intractably large-scale text data.

Academic Background

  • M.S. in Technology Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • B.A. in Cognitive Systems, University of British Columbia

Focus Area

Political Communication, Advisor: Shanto Iyengar