Category: Team

  • Dan Sinykin

    Dan Sinykin

    Ben Miller is a professor at Emory University in Writing and Quantitative Theory and Methods, and is the Executive Editor of Atlanta Studies. For 20 years, his work has been about how new technologies are used by communities to tell stories of survival and how computational media changes the ways we collectively produce and read…

  • Iris Wu

    Iris Wu

    Iris Wu, an undergraduate at Emory University, is double majoring in Quantitative Sciences with a concentration in Economics, and Women, Gender, and Sexualities Studies.

  • Dani Roytburg

    Dani Roytburg

    Dani Roytburg (he/him/his) is a B.S. candidate in Computer Science, Quantitative Theories and Methods, and Architecture at Emory University.

  • Odelia Larbi-Amoah

    Odelia Larbi-Amoah

    Odelia Larbi-Amoah is an undergraduate at Emory University pursuing a degree in Quantitative Sciences and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGS). She is interested in how theories regarding race, gender, and class apply to pop culture, film, and literature. They are interested in using data science as well as their interests in WGS and applying it to advocacy…

  • Debbie Olorunisola

    Debbie Olorunisola

    Debbie Olorunisola is an undergraduate at Yale University pursuing a B.S. in Statistics and Data Science.

  • Ra’Niqua Lee

    Ra’Niqua Lee

    Ra’Niqua Lee writes to share her particular visions of love and the South. She earned an MFA in fiction from Georgia State University, and she is currently at Emory pursuing a PhD in African American literature with a focus on spatial and Black queer feminist theories. She is managing editor of Atlanta Studies and Southern Spaces. Her fiction…

  • Roy Chang

    Roy Chang

    Roy Chang is an undergraduate at Emory University pursuing a B.S. in Quantitative Sciences in Economics and a B.A. in Human Health. His interests revolve around using data analytics and emerging digital trends to investigate solutions that promote health equity and social justice in healthcare. In the past, Roy has held a research position at the…

  • Tanvi


    Tanvi is a design technologist and researcher committed to creating progressive and interdisciplinary experiences. She holds an MS in Human-Computer Interaction from New York University, and a BFA in Graphic Design and Political Theory from Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore. Her work strives to explore alternative ways of understanding the convergence of the social…

  • Sandeep Soni

    Sandeep Soni

    Sandeep Soni is an Assistant Professor in the Quantitative Theory and Methods department at Emory University. His research primarily focuses on developing and applying language technology to answer questions about society and culture. The problems that interest him are concerned with modeling the social dynamics of language change, about quantifying linguistic influence, and measuring physical…

  • Shiyao Li

    Shiyao Li

    Shiyao Li is a third-year Ph.D. student in Computer Science & Informatics at Emory University, primarily concentrates his research endeavors on the detection and quantification of cognitive bias within visual analytics. Shiyao is contributing to the AI and Invisible Labor project, designing and developing visualizations to highlight the invisible labor involved in the development of…

  • Joy Victor

    Joy Victor

    As a data analyst at DataedX, Joy has a keen eye for discovering insights and solving problems with data. She leads the data analysis and visualization efforts of AIAI Network’s Public Interest AI project, organizes the bi-monthly Rebel Tech Newsletter and supports the Black Women in Data community.

  • Dez Miller

    Dez Miller

    Dez Miller is a writer, Atlantan, and PhD candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature at Emory University. Their scholarly work operates at the intersection of digital humanities, urban studies, and environmental literary studies. By contextualizing literary close readings with rhetorical histories gleaned from algorithmic language modeling, they explore how urban water infrastructures shape and…

  • Charmayne Patterson

    Charmayne Patterson

    Charmayne E. Patterson is the Interim Associate Provost for Faculty Success, Director of the Center for Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Engagement, and an Associate Professor of History at Clark Atlanta University. In those roles, she fosters professional growth, supervises Faculty Learning Communities, and champions educational innovation. Her scholarship encompasses a diverse range of topics, including…

  • Brandeis Marshall

    Brandeis Marshall

    Brandeis Marshall is founder and CEO of DataedX Group, LLC. DataedX provides learning and development training to help educators, scholars and practitioners humanize their data practices. Dr. Marshall speaks, writes and strategizes on how to move slower and build better humanity-centered tech. She has been a Stanford PACS Practitioner Fellow and Partner Research Fellow at…

  • Ololade Faniyi

    Ololade Faniyi

    Ololade Faniyi is an African feminist activist-scholar and Ph.D. student in the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies department at Emory University. Her graduate research adopts data-informed methods in investigating usage, affect, affordances, and ethics related to Nigerian (and more broadly African) contemporary gender and sexuality justice within digital networks.

  • Em Nordling

    Em Nordling

    Em Nordling is a PhD candidate in English Literature at Emory University. Their scholarship uses British literature of the long nineteenth century to interrogate the image of the protest crowd as it relates to both the function of collective agency and to the period’s burgeoning biopolitical forces.

  • Ben Miller

    Ben Miller

    Ben Miller is a professor at Emory University in Writing and Quantitative Theory and Methods, and is the Executive Editor of Atlanta Studies. For 20 years, his work has been about how new technologies are used by communities to tell stories of survival and how computational media changes the ways we collectively produce and read…

  • André Brock

    André Brock

    André Brock is an associate professor of media studies at Georgia Tech. He writes on Western technoculture and Black cybercultures; his scholarship examines race in social media, video games, blogs, and other digital media. His book, Distributed Blackness: African American Cybercultures (NYU Press 2020), which theorizes Black everyday lives mediated by networked technologies, was recently named by The…

  • Anh-ton Tran

    Anh-ton Tran

    Anh-ton Tran is a PhD Candidate and in Human Centered Computing at Georgia Tech. He earned his MFA in Transdisciplinary Design from Parsons School of Design. His practice is based in design-led research, participatory engagement, and ethnography to interrogate systems. His current work unpacks the intricacies of eviction data and the labor involved making them…

  • Carl DiSalvo

    Carl DiSalvo

    Carl DiSalvo is a Professor in the School of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His work combines design, the social sciences, and the humanities to explore the social and political qualities of computing. He is committed to engaged scholarship and partners with communities, civil society, government, and industry throughout his work. He…

  • Lauren Klein

    Lauren Klein

    Lauren Klein is Winship Distinguished Research Professor and Associate Professor in the departments of Quantitative Theory & Methods and English at Emory University.