Anna George is a Social Data Science doctoral student who uses computational approaches to study online political behaviour. Her research focuses on the message diffusion of alternative communities such as hate groups and political extremists. As part of her role in the Computational Propaganda Project, Anna is a researcher on the Alternative News Networks project.
Anna is currently funded by the Oxford Internet Institute’s Shirley Scholarship. Before joining the doctoral program at the OII, Anna graduated with distinction from the OII’s MSc in Social Data Science. Anna holds an M.S. in Industrial/Organizational-Social Psychology and a B.S. in Psychology, Second Major in Sociology, and minor in Statistics.