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Monica Lee

Data Scientist - Core Data Science

I'm a Computational Sociologist at Meta's Core Data Science team. I'm a recent Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. My work at Meta investigates political & civic engagement on and off social media, employing diverse methods from Machine Learning to In-depth Interviews. My published work on formal and quantitative methods for studying cultural phenomena can be found in PLOS one, Sociological Theory, Poetics, Big Data & Society, and The American Journal of Cultural Sociology, among other journals.

Interests

Politics & civic engagement, machine learning / inferential models, natural language processing, and cultural tastes & beliefs

Latest Publications

Measuring Mohr Social Capital

Monica Lee, Amaç Herdağdelen, Minsu Park, John Levi Martin

Poetics: Journal of Empirical Research on Culture, the Media and the Arts - 2021