Katherine Ognyanova

Katherine Ognyanova
Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Communications at Rutgers University
Lab Alumnus

Katherine's research areas include quantitative and computational methods, social use of technology, political communication, and mass communication.

Katherine studies the effects of social influence on civic and political behavior, confidence in institutions, information exposure/evaluation, and public opinion formation. Her methodological expertise is in computational social science, network science, and survey research. Her recent work examines the links between misinformation exposure and political trust. She is also a co-lead on The COVID States Project – a large multi-university initiative exploring the social and political implications of COVID-19.

Current Lab Members

Director

David Lazer
Director

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

Jonathan Green
Post Doctoral Research Fellow

PhD Student

Hanyu Chwe
PhD Student
Adina Gitomer
PhD Student
Syed Arefinul Haque
PhD Student
Stefan McCabe
PhD Student
Hong Qu
PhD Student
Alexi Quintana Mathé
PhD Student
Ronald Robertson
PhD Student
Matthew Simonson
PhD Student
Ata A. Uslu Ata A. Uslu
PhD Student