Julien Boelaert is an Assistant professor in Political Science at Lille University/CERAPS (currently on sabbatical). He has been experimenting with, and thinking about, machine learning for social sciences since 2010 and is currently working on mass-media content analysis with a text-as-data approach.
Felix Lennert is a PhD candidate in Sociology at École Polytechnique under the supervision of Étienne Ollion. He holds an M.Sc. in Computational Social Science from Linköping Universitet. His research interest centers around political polarization and its underlying processes which he studies using large-scale social media data and a diverse set of computational methods.
Antonio Casilli is full professor of sociology at Telecom Paris and a researcher at the Interdisciplinary Institute on Innovation (i3), an institute of the French CNRS. His research focuses on social networks, digital platforms, digital labor and privacy.
Laura Nelson is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of British Columbia. In her research, she uses computational methods to study social movements, culture, gender, institutions, and the history of feminism.
Juan Pablo Pardo-Guerra is an Associate Professor at the University of California, San Diego. His research concerns markets and their location in contemporary societies with an emphasis on finance, knowledge, and organizations.
Paola Tubaro is CNRS Senior Research Fellow at the Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire des Sciences du Numérique (LISN). Her research focuses on the digital platform economy, the global supply networks of the artificial intelligence industry, the role of human labour in the development of automation, and inequalities in access to data.
Yacine Chitour is a master's student in history and sociology at École Normale Supérieure. In 2022, he defended a master's thesis on digital labour and sex work, and the way they overlap on online platforms. He's currently working on research projects in economic sociology.
Gaston Vermersch holds an M.Sc. in quantitative economics from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon and is currently completing an M.Sc. in computational social sciences at ENSAE. He combines digital methods and econometrics to investigate various socio-economic topics.
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