School of Humanities and Sciences

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  • Guzel Garifullina

    Guzel Garifullina

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Political Science

    BioGuzel Garifullina is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (AY 2022-2023). Her research interests include comparative political behavior and authoritarian governance with a focus on Russia. Her previous projects use a variety of methods, including lab and survey experiments, as well as the analysis of open biographical data on public officials and local-level governance indicators. She earned her PhD in Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2021.

  • Alba Huidobro

    Alba Huidobro

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Political Science

    BioAlba Huidobro is a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford Impact Labs (SIL) and the Department of Political Science at Stanford University. Huidobro received her PhD from Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona) in July 2022. As a graduate student, Huidobro was a visiting researcher at the European University Institute, the University of Oxford, and UC Berkeley. Huidobro specializes in comparative politics, elites' political behavior and gender whose research explores gender inequalities in the political sphere by analyzing how political leaders' attitudes and personal characteristics define women's selection into politics and governments. Combining observational and experimental data, Huidobro demonstrates that governments’ negotiation dynamics could help explain a significant share of the gender gap in top political positions.

  • Chenyan Jia

    Chenyan Jia

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Political Science

    BioChenyan Jia is a postdoctoral scholar in The Program on Democracy and the Internet (PDI), jointly based at the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS) and the Cyber Policy Center (CPC) at Stanford University. In 2023 Fall, she will be joining Northeastern University as an Assistant Professor in the School of Journalism in the College of Arts, Media, and Design with a joint appointment in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences. She has been working as a research associate for UT's Human–AI Interaction Lab.

    Her research interests lie at the intersection of communication and human-computer interaction. Her work has examined (a) the influence of emerging media technologies such as automated journalism and misinformation detection algorithms on people’s political attitudes and news consumption behaviors; (b) the political bias in news coverage through NLP techniques; (c) how to leverage AI technologies to reduce bias and promote democracy.

    Her research typically appears in mass communication journals and top-tier AI and HCI venues including Journal of Artificial Intelligence, Mass Communication and Society, Media and Communication, CSCW, ICWSM, EMNLP, ICLR, and AAAI. Her research has been awarded the Best Paper Award at AAAI 21. She was the recipient of the Harrington Dissertation Fellowship and Dallas Morning News Graduate Fellowship for Journalism Innovation. She received her Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin.