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Laura Nelson is a a postdoctoral fellow at Digital Humanities @ Berkeley and the Berkeley Institute for Data Science, on leave from her position as Assistant Professor in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern.  Previously she was a postdoctoral research fellow in the Management and Organizations Department in the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and is a research affiliate at the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems

Laura uses computational tools, principally automated text analysis, to study social movements, culture, gender, institutions, and organizations.
 

Consulting

By Appointment

I use computational methods to study social movements, culture, gender, institutions, and the history of feminism. I'm particularly interested in developing automated text analysis for sociology using open-source tools.

Working Groups

Alternating Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00pm, Reconvening January 18, 2017