Responsible DS + AI Speaker Series: Allison Morgan, Twitter

Allison Morgan talk

Allison Morgan, a data scientist at Twitter, will give the talk, "Faculty hiring, social class, and epistemic inequality."

Allison Morgan is interested in using causal inference and network science, joining surveys with big data, and studying fairness and social inequality by building systems. Her research has measured the structural factors that drive a lack of diversity in science and highlighted their consequences. She earned her PhD in Computer Science at University of Colorado, Boulder, where she was supported by the NSF GRFP. Her research has been published in PNAS and Science Advances, and covered by outlets such as The Washington Post and Scientific American.

Selected publications:

Morgan, A.C., Economou, D.J., Way, S.F. et al. Prestige drives epistemic inequality in the diffusion of scientific ideas. EPJ Data Sci. 7, 40 (2018).

Morgan, A., Clauset, A., Larremore, D., LaBerge, N., & Galesic, M. (2021, March 24). Socioeconomic Roots of Academic Faculty.

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Meeting ID: 838 7908 1473
Password: 977659

Questions? Contact Janet Eke

The Responsible Data Science and AI Speaker Series discusses topics such as explainability, reproducibility, biases, data curation and governance, and privacy.  The series is co-organized by Associate Professor Jana Diesner and Assistant Professor Nigel Bosch at the iSchool at Illinois and hosted by the iSchool's Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS). 

This event is sponsored by Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship