Lead a project creating an annotated dataset for automated classification of online misogyny. Publication under review.

Preliminary results on network apporaches to 'echo chamber-ness' on Reddit . Presented at Sunbelt Social Networks Conference 2019

Preliminary results on measuring 'echo chamber-ness' of subreddits. Working paper '(Anti) Echo Chamber Participation: Examing Contributor Activity Beyond the Chamber' presented at Social Media + Society 2018.


Research Associate

Alan Turing Institute

Currently a researcher on the project Hate Speech: Measures and Counter-Measures where I focus on online misogyny. Part of the Public Policy Programme at the Alan Turing Institute, the UK's national institue for data science and artifical intelligence

Dec 2019 - Aug 2020

Policy Placement

Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation

The CDEI is an advisory body to the UK Government on data-driven technology. I worked on the online targeting team to review existing regulatory frameworks and laws to develop policy recommendations for government on social media targeting

Sep 2019 - Dec 2019

Data Science Placement

BBC News

Worked on the Audience Engagement team for online news. Considering the role of filter bubble effects on news recommender systems

Feb 2018 - May 2018


University of Manchester

PhD Researcher

My thesis examined the empirical evidence of echo chamber behaviours on Reddit. I received an ESRC funded studentship in the Social Statistics department and was a member of the Mitchell Centre for Social Network Analysis.

2016 - 2020

University of Manchester

MSc in Social Research Methods and Statistics

I received a 1st class degree. My dissertation modelled the dynamics between askers and answerers in expert knowledge sharing communities on Reddit.

2015 - 2016

University of Edinburgh

MA (Hons) in Social Anthropology

2010 - 2014