BDSS-IGERT Speaker Series - Molly Cohn Jackman (Facebook)

Presentation: "Industry Research: What, Why and How" @ Facebook
When Dec 07, 2015
from 12:15 PM to 01:15 PM
Where B001 Sparks - the 'Databasement'
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Contact Phone 814-867-2720
Attendees All PSU faculty, students and researchers are welcome. Light lunch will be served.
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Facebook conducts research to improve our product, community, and society. This talk will explore Facebook's approach to research. Specifically, it will cover why we do research, our areas of focus, and our review process for research we do.

Dr. Jackman (formerly Cohn) is the Public Policy Research Manager at Facebook, where she is responsible for guiding the company's research agenda from a policy perspective. Her work includes prioritizing projects that will improve user experience, contribute to general knowledge, and provide insights that can lead to positive change in the world. Previously, she served as an Assistant Professor in political science at Vanderbilt University, and was a Fellow at the Brookings Institution. She received her PhD in political science from Stanford University in 2013, where she specialized in American politics, political institutions, and quantitative methodology.

Please join us!  Light lunch served.