Burak Özturan

Burak Özturan
PhD Student
Burak is interested in computational social science methods. He uses social networks and NLP to examine digital trace data. His current research revolves around the converging and diverging patterns of COVID-19 disinformation networks across social media platforms. Before joining the Network Sciences Institute, Burak completed his master's degree in Data Science (from Konstanz University) with his thesis titled "The COVID-19 Infodemics on Turkish Twittersphere". He has been a data-scientists in the GMF-supported project that measured the elite public opinion on Turkish-American Relations.

Current Lab Members

Director

David Lazer
Director

Senior Research Scientist

Jonathan Green
Senior Research Scientist
Jason Radford
Senior Research Scientist
Briony Swire Thompson
Senior Research Scientist

Project Manager

Janette Briceno
Project Manager

Research Programmer

Luke Horgan
Research Programmer

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Kristin Lunz Trujillo
Post Doctoral Research Fellow
Matthew Simonson
Post Doctoral Research Fellow

PhD Student

Hanyu Chwe
PhD Student
Adina Gitomer
PhD Student
Stefan McCabe
PhD Student
Hong Qu
PhD Student
Alexi Quintana Mathé
PhD Student
Alyssa Smith
PhD Student
Ata A. Uslu Ata A. Uslu
PhD Student

Lab Alumnus

Ronald Robertson
Lab Alumnus