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Danaë Metaxa

Danaë Metaxa

Predoctoral Fellow, Program on Democracy and the Internet   (2019-20)

Danaë Metaxa is a PhD candidate in Computer Science at Stanford, and predoctoral fellow at the Stanford Cyber Policy Center’s Program on Democracy and the Internet. Metaxa’s research focuses on bias and technology: identifying the ways cognitive and psychological biases at the individual level shape our interactions with technology, studying social inequalities and political bias in online algorithms, and designing solutions to mitigate bias and increase fairness. In line with these interests, Danaë has also been a graduate fellow at the Stanford McCoy Center for Ethics in Society, and has taught CS181: Computers, Ethics, and Public Policy.