J. Nathan Matias

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Information Technology Policy
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J. Nathan Matias is a computational social scientist who organizes millions of people in citizen behavioral science for a fairer, safer, more understanding internet.  At Princeton, he is a post-doctoral researcher in the Paluck Lab, the Center for Information Technology Policy, and the sociology department. His recent research has focused on preventing harassment, reducing discrimination, responding to human/algorithmic misinformation, and auditing social technologies. Before Princeton, Nathan completed a PhD at the MIT Media Lab’s Center for Civic Media, worked in tech startups that have reached over a billion users, and helped start a series of education and journalistic charities. His writings have appeared in The Atlantic, PBS, the Guardian, and other international media.