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Danaë Metaxa

Danaë Metaxa

Predoctoral Fellow, Program on Democracy and the Internet

Danaë Metaxa is a fifth year Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science at Stanford University in the Human-Computer Interaction Group. Her research is co-advised by James Landay in Computer Science and Jeff Hancock in Communication at Stanford; her PhD is supported by a Stanford Graduate Fellowship. Her research focuses on bias and technology: identifying the ways cognitive and psychological biases at the individual level shape our interactions with technology, studying political bias in search results and the web as a whole, gender bias and other social inequalities in social networks, and designing solutions to mitigate that bias. She is also a predoctoral fellow at the Program on Democracy and the Internet and a graduate fellow at the Stanford McCoy Center for Ethics in Society, and helps teach CS181: Computers, Ethics, and Public Policy.