Anna George is a Social Data Science doctoral student who uses computational approaches to study online political behaviour. Her research focuses on the message diffusion of alternative communities such as hate groups and political extremists. Anna is a researcher on the DemTech
team. As part of her role in DemTech, Anna works on the Alternative News Networks project
Anna is currently funded by the Oxford Internet Institute’s Shirley Scholarship. Before joining the doctoral program at the OII, Anna graduated with distinction from the OII’s MSc in Social Data Science. Anna holds an M.S. in Industrial/Organizational-Social Psychology and a B.S. in Psychology, Second Major in Sociology, and minor in Statistics.