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Upcoming Talk at Harvard Privacy Tools Working Group

Heng Xu and Nan Zhang, co-directors of the Robust Analytics Lab, will give a (virtual) presentation to the Harvard Privacy Tools project working group, Berkman Klein Center for Internet &...

Working Paper - From Contextualizing to Context-Theorizing in Privacy Research

We posted on SSRN a working paper co-authored by Heng Xu and Nan Zhang, “From Contextualizing to Context-Theorizing: Assessing Context Effects in Privacy Research”.

KCGC Annual Report

For the Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center (KCGC), 2019 was the year fueled with new beginnings. Our new research projects were sponsored and recognized by federal government agencies and world leading organizations. Our new distinguished lecture series convened thought leaders from...

Robustness in Social Media Studies

On Tuesday, February 4, Nan Zhang gave a talk on robustness in social media studies at DAISY 2020, a Workshop on Trans-disciplinary Data Science in the University of Florida. The...

Validity Concerns in Using Organic Data

An article co-authored by Heng Xu, Nan Zhang, and Le (Betty) Zhou was recently accepted for publication at the Journal of Management. In the article, we provide an overview of...

AMA Best Paper Award

Heng Xu and Nan Zhang recently received a Best Paper Award from the Consumer 360° Track of the 2019 American Marketing Association (AMA) Summer Academic Conference for paper “How Much Choice is Too Much? A Machine Learning Based Meta-Analysis of...

SIGMOD Research Highlight Award

Nan Zhang and coauthors (A. Asudeh, J. Augustine, A. Nazi, S. Thirumuruganathan, G. Das and D. Srivastava) recently received a Research Highlight Award from ACM SIGMOD for their paper “Efficient...

Postdoc Opening

The Robust Analytics Lab in the Kogod School of Business at the American University in Washington, D.C. is looking for an exceptional candidate to fill a postdoctoral fellow position. The initial term of this position is one year with the...

Theore - DARPA Project

We gratefully acknowledge the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for their support on our project “Theore: Theory-Driven Curation and Reusable Evaluation of Research Claims in social and behavioral studies”.