The MDDC is a collaboration among researchers and research centers using digital data to study democracy and politics.
Institutional members include university-based research centers that study political communication.
- Center for Media Engagement (CME); University of Texas at Austin
- Center for an Informed Public (CIP); University of Washington
- Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics (IDDP); George Washington University
- Social Media & Democracy (SMAD) and the Center for Communication & Civic Renewal (CCCR); University of Wisconsin, Madison
- Media Forensics Lab; Clemson University
- Edward R. Murrow College of Communication; Washington State University
- Center for Social Media and Politics (CSMaP); New York University
Individual members include researchers studying political communication that are not affiliated with an aformentioned institutional member.
- Yini Zhang, University of Buffalo
- Ross Dahlke, Stanford University
- Joanne Nie, University of California, Los Angeles
- Jiyoun Suk, University of Connecticut
- Meredith Pruden, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
- Josephine “Jo” Lukito, CME (Director)
- Kaiya Soorholtz, CME (Head Data Engineer)
- Sang Jung Kim, SMAD/CCCR
- Jordan Foley, WSU
- Yunkang Yang, IDDP
- Ross Dahlke, Stanford (Social Media Coordinator)
- Megan A. Brown, CSMaP
In addition to our membership, MDDC also works with external collaborators, which include non-profit organizations, industry researchers, and archivists.
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