Category: Data Science Computation

Change – Nobody is Immune to it, Not Even Spark! Projects

2020 magnified several faults in our system that have existed for ages — xenophobia, racism, classism, among countless other defects. A single hackathon paved the way to addressing those issues head on.  Spark!’s Resiliency Challenge allowed students, mentors, partners and alike from around the globe to develop innovation which addresses challenges associated with COVID-19. Project […]

Mapping Amman’s Social Media Landscape

This project includes mapping Amman’s social media landscape and exploring how Amman’s citizens imagine their place in the country’s neoliberal investment project.  Project Lead: Betty S. Anderson, Associate Professor History Department, College of Arts & Sciences Director of the Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies and Civilizations (2015-17) Detailed Project Description: I am currently undertaking […]

ACLU of Massachusetts: Analyze and Map Boston Policing and Census Data

This project includes helping the ACLU better understand how policing in Boston works, and thereby help us make policing more just, equitable, and fair for all Bostonians. Project Lead: ACLU of Massachusetts, a private, nonpartisan organization with more than 20,000 supporters across the Commonwealth—is a state affiliate of the national ACLU. They defend the principles enshrined […]