Weiai (Wayne) Xu

Weiai (Wayne)
Xu
Assistant Professor
Affiliated Faculty at Computational Social Science Institute
N334 Integrative Learning Center
Spring 2019 office hours: Tue/Thu 12:30-2:15 & by appt.
413 545-3519
Interests: 

I use computational approaches to study public and organizational behavior in advocacy and collective actions. My current projects look at radical political groups on Twitter and other social media platforms. 

You can track my recent publications here: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=c87IeKoAAAAJ&hl=en

Education: 

Ph.D. in Communication, SUNY-Buffalo (2011-2015)

MA in Media Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2009-2011)

Courses Taught: 

COMM122 Media Programming and Institutions

COMM397SM Social Media and Internet Communities

COMM497DB Survey/Digital Behavioral Data (course content at https://curiositybits.cc/tutorial/)

COMM621 Quantitative Research Methods (graduate)

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