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Jeremy Blackburn

Assistant Professor

Computer Science

Background

Jeremy Blackburn joined the Department of Computer Science at Binghamton University in fall 2019. Jeremy is broadly interested in data science, with a focus on large-scale measurements and modeling. His largest line of work is in understanding jerks on the Internet. His research into understanding toxic behavior, hate speech, and fringe and extremist Web communities has been covered in the press by The Washington Post, the New York Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, the BBC and New Scientist, among others.

Prior to his appointment at Binghamton, Jeremy was an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Prior to that, Jeremy was an associate researcher at Telefonica research in Barcelona, Spain.

Education

  • PhD, University of South Florida
  • MSc, University of South Florida
  • BSc, University of South Florida

Research Interests

  • measurements
  • data science
  • social media
  • social network analysis

Research Profile