Rezvaneh (Shadi) Rezapour

Research in Computational Social Science, Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning


I am a Ph.D. Candidate at the School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I am working as a research assistant in the Social Computing Lab under Professor Jana Diesner's supervision.

My research interests lie at the intersection of Computational Social Science and Natural Language Processing (NLP). More specifically, I am interested in combining methods from NLP, machine learning, and network analysis with social science theories to better understand and explain real-world behaviors, attitudes, and cultures.

My research goal is to develop socially-aware NLP models that bring social contexts and users' socio-cultural information in analyzing human language to (1) better capture fascinating attributes, such as social identities, stances, morals, and power from language, and (2) describe and understand real-world communication.

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Email: rezapou2@Illinois .edu

Twitter: @shadi_rezapour

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