Using Data Science to Understand Extremist Group Financing

Using Data Science to Understand Extremist Group Financing

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April 9, 2021 | 1 p.m. | Virtual

Part of UNCG’s Computer Science Colloquium Series

Have you ever wondered how hate groups get funded? In this talk, Dr. Megan Squire, a guest speaker from Elon University, will explain how she uses the data science process to understand the complex socio-technical phenomena that drive online hate, including how hate groups finance their propaganda and activities.

Dr. Squire’s research on extremist group financing has been featured in The New York Times, The Guardian, WIRED, and numerous other venues.

Join this virtual event at https://go.uncg.edu/cs-colloquium

Hosted by the Department of Computer Science