Bio


Dr. Demszky is an Assistant Professor in Education Data Science at the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. She works on developing natural language processing methods to support equitable and student-centered education. Her recent publications focus on analyzing the representation of historically marginalized groups in US history textbooks and on measuring and giving feedback to teachers on their uptake of student contributions in classrooms. Prior to her PhD, Dora received a BA summa cum laude from Princeton University in Linguistics with a minor in Computer Science.

Academic Appointments


Honors & Awards


  • Rising Star in AI for Social Good, Harvard CRCS (2021)

Professional Education


  • B.A., Princeton University, Linguistics (2017)

Research Interests


  • Data Sciences

2022-23 Courses


All Publications


  • Measuring Conversational Uptake: A Case Study on Student-Teacher Interactions Proceedings of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) Demszky, D., Liu, J., Mancenido, Z., Cohen, J., Hill, H., Jurafsky, D., Hashimoto, T. 2021
  • Learning to Recognize Dialect Features Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL) Demszky, D., Sharma, D., Clark, J. H., Prabhakaran, V., Eisenstein, J. 2021
  • The Role of Verb Semantics in Hungarian Verb-Object Order Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Demszky, D. 2021