Matt is an Informatics PhD candidate at Indiana University (IU) in the complex networks and systems track.
He works primarily in
Dr. Filippo Menczer's
Networks and agents Networks,
and with the
Observatory on Social Media.
He is broadly interested in
computational social science
with a focus on
spread of information
online, and curbing the spread of
Matt's research at IU has focused on tackling challenges that arise within social media platforms and contemporary information ecosystems, such as:
This research, as well as some of his software developments, have been covered by outlets like the Associated Press, Axios, and the New York Times Magazine.
In the future, Matt hopes to dig deeper into these problems as well as the opportunities and challenges created by generative AI. You can learn about his ongoing projects below.
Preprint papers, not yet peer-reviewed.
Various stuff in the works.
I would love to hear from anyone who is interested in: