Current Team Members

Project Lead

Yas Silva

Yas(in) N. Silva, Ph.D. Loyola University Chicago
ysilva1@luc.edu   Web Page
Yas Silva is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Silva’s research focuses on big data/social media analytics, data management systems, and CS Education research.

Project Co-lead

Deborah L. Hall

Deborah L. Hall, Ph.D. Arizona State University
d.hall@asu.edu   Web Page
Deborah Hall is an Associate Professor of Psychology in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Hall conducts research examining how aspects of people’s social identity shape the way they perceive and interact with others.

Faculty Collaborator

Lu Cheng

Lu Cheng University of Illinois Chicago
lcheng35@asu.edu
Lu Cheng started her participation in the project as a Ph.D. student in ASU's School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence. She graduated in May 2022 and joined the faculty of the University of Illinois Chicago.

Faculty Collaborator

Maria Camila Nardini Barioni

Maria Camila Nardini Barioni Federal University of Uberlândia
camila.barioni@ufu.br   Web Page
Dr. Barioni is an Associate Professor of CS at UFU. Her research areas include database management and data analysis. She visited ASU in 2020 and continued her participation in the project afterwards.

Graduate Researcher

Brittany Wheeler

Brittany Wheeler Arizona State University
bmwheel5@asu.edu
Brittany Wheeler is a graduate student currently pursuing a Master's of Science in Psychology at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.

Graduate Researcher

Kathleen Baumel

Kathleen Baumel Arizona State University
kbaumel@asu.edu
Kathleen is a graduate student pursuing her Master's of Science in Psychology at ASU's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.

Graduate Researcher

Selena Quiroz

Selena Quiroz Arizona State University
squiroz1@asu.edu
Selena Quiroz is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology at Arizona State University. Her research interests include social media, adolescents and young adults, close relationships, and mental health.

Graduate Researcher

Haojian Li

Haojian Li Arizona State University
haojianl@asu.edu
Haojian Li is a first-year graduate student currently pursuing a Master's of Science in Psychology at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.

Undergraduate Researcher

Christie Djidjev

Christie Djidjev Arizona State University
cdjidjev@asu.edu
Christie is an undergraduate student currently pursuing a Bachelor degree in Applied Computing at Arizona State University’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Her interests include Data Science and Visualization.

Graduate Researcher

Adel Geow

Adel Geow Arizona State University
lgeow@asu.edu
Adel Geow is a graduate of the Master of Science in Psychology at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Her research interests include children and adolescent mental health, emotions, and learning.

Graduate Researcher

Monika Purohit

Monika Purohit Loyola University Chicago
mpurohit@luc.edu
Monika is a second year graduate student currently pursuing a MS in Computer Science at Loyola University Chicago. Her areas of interset are data analysis and database programming.

Undergraduate Researcher

Maddie Juarez

Maddie Juarez Loyola University Chicago
mjuarez4@luc.edu
Maddie is an undergraduate student pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at Loyola University Chicago’s Lakeshore campus. Her interests include machine learning and software development.

Undergraduate Researcher

Patrick Furman

Patrick Furman Loyola University Chicago
pfurman@luc.edu
Patrick is an undergraduate student currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at Loyola University Chicago focusing on machine learning, data analysis, and databases.

Graduate Researcher

Anique Tahir

Anique Tahir Arizona State University
artahir@asu.edu
Anique is a Ph.D. student in ASU's School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence. His interests include generalization and robustness in Machine Learning.

Graduate Researcher

Natali Barragan

Natali Barragan Arizona State University
nbarrag1@asu.edu
Natali is a first-year student pursuing a Master of Science degree in Psychology at the Arizona State University’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.

Undergraduate Researcher

MJ Sarraf

MJ Sarraf Arizona State University
mjsarraf@asu.edu
MJ (she/they) is an undergraduate student at Barrett Arizona State Univ., pursuing a double major in Neuroscience and Forensic psychology. Their interests include clinical neuropsychology, social psychology, and neuroanatomy.

Undergraduate Researcher

Karina Cortez

Karina Cortez Loyola University Chicago
kcortez1@luc.edu
Karina is an undergraduate student currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at Loyola University Chicago. Her interests lie in AI and Bioinformatics.

Previous Team Members

Undergraduate Scholar

Seong Jung

Seong Jung Arizona State University
shjung3@asu.edu
Seong is an undergraduate student pursuing his Bachelor's degree in Applied Computing at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.

Graduate Researcher

Jesus Cantu

Jesus Cantu Jr. Loyola University Chicago
Jcantu2@luc.edu
Jesus is currently pursuing a Master’s in Software Engineering. He is an interdisciplinary and data-driven problem solver with a passion for science, technology, and their application for the betterment of mankind.

Undergraduate Researcher

Daniel Foglesong

Daniel Foglesong Arizona State University
dffogles@asu.edu
Daniel is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Computing at Arizona State University’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.

Undergraduate Researcher

Grace Powell

Grace Powell Arizona State University
gpowell7@asu.edu
Grace Powell is an undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Sociology at Arizona State University’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.

Graduate Researcher

Mara Hemlett

Mara Hemlett Arizona State University
jhamlet2@asu.edu
Mara Hamlett is currently pursuing her Master of Science degree in Psychology at the Arizona State University’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Her research interests are in LGBTQ+ resilience and stigma management.

Graduate Researcher

Johnny Hudson

Johnny Hudson Arizona State University
Jhudso13@asu.edu
Johnny Hudson is pursuing his M.S. in Psychology at Arizona State University's West Campus. His research interests include how the internet influences the development of adolescents and children.

Undergraduate Researcher

Giovanni Artiglio

Giovanni Artiglio Arizona State University
gartigli@asu.edu
Giovanni was an undergraduate student at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics. He graduated in May 2022 and joined a PhD program at the U. Wisconsin Madison.

Undergraduate Researcher

Lucy Brooks

Lucy Brooks Arizona State University
librooks@asu.edu
Lucy Brooks is currently an undergraduate student working towards her Bachelor's degree in Applied Computing at Arizona State University's College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.

Undergraduate Scholar

Maria Rodriquez

Maria Rodriquez Arizona State University
mrodriq6@asu.edu
Maria Rodriquez is an undergraduate student at Arizona State University’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, working towards her bachelors degree in applied computing with a focus in cybersecurity.

Undergraduate Researcher

Maggie Lorenz

Maggie Lorenz Arizona State University
mkloren1@asu.edu
Maggie Lorenz is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Computing at ASU. Update: Maggie graduated in May 2021 and will pursue a master's degree at Boise State University.

Graduate Researcher

Victor Garcia

Victor Garcia Arizona State University
victor.andres.garcia@asu.edu
Victor is an undergraduate pursuing a degree in Applied Computing in Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Update: Victor graduated in May 2021.

Graduate Researcher

Hailyn Valle

Hailyn Valle Arizona State University
hgvalle@asu.edu
Hailyn Valle is a senior finalizing their Bachelor’s degree in Applied Computing at Arizona State University’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Update: Hailyn graduated in Dec. 2020.

Graduate Researcher

Aluka Rajashekar Reddy

Aluka Rajashekar Reddy Arizona State University
raluka@asu.edu
Aluka Rajashekar Reddy is currently pursuing his Masters in Computer Science at Arizona state university. His interests lie in software development and machine learning.

Graduate Researcher

Wenxi Yang

Wenxi Yang Arizona State University
wyang61@asu.edu
Wenxi Yang is in her second year of the Master’s of Science in Psychology program at Arizona State University. Her research explores how cultural values interact with personality factors (e.g., temperament) to shape cognition and emotion.

Undergraduate Researcher

Tim Strom

Tim Strom Arizona State University
Timothy.K.Strom@asu.edu
Tim Strom is currently pursuing a major in Applied Computing at ASU. He will graduate in December of 2019 and after graduating plans to work in the private sector with a focus in databases. Update: Tim graduated in December 2019.

Undergraduate Researcher

John Spokes

John Spokes Arizona State University
jvspokes@asu.edu
John is an undergraduate student at the Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, pursuing a Bachelor’s of Applied Computing. Update: John graduated in December 2019.

Graduate Researcher

Divya Prakash Sivakumar

Divya Prakash Sivakumar Arizona State University
dsivaku2@asu.edu
Divya Prakash Sivakumar is currently pursuing Masters in Computer Science at the Arizona State University's School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering. Update: Divya graduated in May 2019.

Graduate Researcher

Yash Belorkar

Yash Belorkar Arizona State University
ybelorka@asu.edu
Yash Belorkar is currently pursuing a Masters in Computer Science at the Arizona State University's School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering.

Graduate Researcher

Prachi Solanki

Prachi Solanki Arizona State University
psolank4@asu.edu
Prachi Solanki is currently pursuing a Master’s of Science degree in Psychology in Arizona State University's School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Her interests are in using behavioral studies and data science techniques to learn how adults and children reason on the basis of new evidence.

Undergraduate Researcher

Jason Kloberdanz

Jason Kloberdanz Arizona State University
jkloberd@asu.edu
Jason Kloberdanz is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor's in Applied Computing at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.

Undergraduate Researcher

Nathalie Alejandro

Nathalie Alejandro Arizona State University
nalejand@asu.edu
Nathalie is an undergraduate student currently pursuing a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology and minoring in Communication at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.

Graduate Researcher

Hayley Seeley

Hayley Seeley Arizona State University
hdander4@asu.edu
Hayley Seeley is currently pursuing a Master’s of Science in Psychology in Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Her interests focus on family dynamics, peer relationships, and adolescent mental health.

Graduate Researcher

Stephanie Thibault

Stephanie Thibault Arizona State University
sthibaul@asu.edu
Stephanie Thibault is currently pursuing a Master’s of Science degree in Psychology in Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.

Undergraduate Researcher

Trafton Boothby

Trafton Boothby Arizona State University
tboothby@asu.edu
Trafton Boothby is a computer science major who transferred from the University of Washington. During his free time, he is usually either playing video games or having a game night with his family.

Graduate Researcher

Chun Shao

Chun Shao Arizona State University
cshao9@asu.edu
Chun Shao is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Journalism and Mass Communication at the Arizona State University’s Cronkite School. His interests focus on social network analysis and user experience research.

Graduate Researcher

Aabhaas Gupta

Aabhaas Gupta Arizona State University
agupt223@asu.edu
Aabhaas Gupta is a Computer Engineer and a Master’s student in Computer Science at Arizona State University in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

Graduate Researcher

Xingyu Liu

Xingyu Liu Arizona State University
xliu382@asu.edu
Xingyu Liu is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Psychology at the Arizona State University’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Her research interests are in media psychology and interpersonal relationships.

Graduate Researcher

Ashley Trow

Ashley Trow Arizona State University
Ashley.Trow@asu.edu
Ashley is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Psychology at Arizona State University. Update: Ashley graduated in May 2018.

Graduate Researcher

Ayush Sanyal

Ayush Sanyal Arizona State University
asanyal6@asu.edu
Ayush Sanyal is currently pursuing a Masters in Computer Science at the Arizona State University's School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering. Update: Ayush graduated in May 2018.

Graduate Researcher

Linle Jiang

Linle Jiang Arizona State University
ljiang44@asu.edu
Linle is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Psychology at the Arizona State University's School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. He is interested in data mining on social data and decision making. Update: Linle graduated in May 2018.

Undergraduate Researcher

Tom Schenk

Tom Schenk Arizona State University
Thomas.G.Schenk@asu.edu
Tom hails from Ohio, but has lived in Arizona since 1999. After service in the Unites States Marine Corps and Arizona Army National Guard, Tom attended Glendale Community College, earning an Associates in Arts before transferring to ASU to pursue a Bachelor's degree in Applied Computing. Update: Tom graduated in May 2018.

Undergraduate Researcher

Rusty Conway

Rusty Conway Arizona State University
rconway3@asu.edu
Rusty Conway is currently pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Applied Computing and Applied Mathematics at Arizona State University. Rusty participated in this project from August 2017 to May 2018.

Undergraduate Researcher

Victoria Delgadillo

Victoria Delgadillo Arizona State University
vdelgad6@asu.edu
Victoria Delgadillo is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Update: Victoria graduated in May 2018.

Undergraduate Researcher

Carmen Sanchez

Carmen Sanchez Arizona State University
csanch42@asu.edu
Carmen Sanchez is pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Psychology at Arizona State University’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Update: Carmen graduated in December 2018.

Undergraduate Researcher

Liz Garcia

Liz Garcia Arizona State University
glgarci4@asu.edu
Liz Garcia is pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Applied Computing with a Minor in Business at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Update: Liz graduated in Dec. 2017.

Undergraduate Researcher

Anthony Van Nieuwenhuyse

Anthony Van Nieuwenhuyse Arizona State University
avannie1@asu.edu
Anthony Van Nieuwenhuyse is pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Applied Computing at the Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Update: Anthony graduated in Dec. 2017.

Undergraduate Researcher

Bryan Sawkins

Bryan Sawkins Arizona State University
bryan.sawkins@asu.edu
Bryan Sawkins is pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Applied Computing and Applied Mathematics at the Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Bryan will graduate in May 2018.

Undergraduate Researcher

Chance Brown

Chance Brown Arizona State University
cfbrown1@asu.edu
Chance Brown is currently pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Applied Computing at the Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Update: Chance graduated in May 2017.

Undergraduate Researcher

Christopher Rich

Christopher Rich Arizona State University
cdrich2@asu.edu
Christopher Rich is an undergraduate student in the Applied Computing degree program at Arizona State University's West campus. He is interested in the field of bioinformatics and has acquired his bachelor's degree in Life Sciences. Update: Chris graduated in May 2016.

Undergraduate Researcher

Gohar Hunter

Gohar T. Hunter Arizona State University
gthunter@asu.edu
Gohar T. Hunter is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science in Applied Computing with a concentration in Databases from the West Campus of Arizona State University. Update: Gohar graduated in December 2015.

Undergraduate Researcher

Tara B. Tucker

Jaime Chon Arizona State University
jchon@asu.edu
Jaime Chon is currently pursuing a degree in Applied Computing from ASU. With the goal of obtaining a Masters in Computer Science with a specialization in Artificial Intelligence. Update: Jaime graduated in May 2015.

Graduate Researcher

Kaitlyn Schodt

Kaitlyn Schodt Arizona State University
kschodt@asu.edu
Kaitlyn Schodt is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Psychology at the Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.

Undergraduate Researcher

Tara B. Tucker

Tara B. Tucker Arizona State University
tbtucker@asu.edu
Tara Tucker is pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Applied Computing with a concentration in Databases at the Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Update: Tara graduated in May 2014.

Undergraduate Researcher

Jason Cheney

Jason Cheney Arizona State University
Jason.Cheney@asu.edu
Jason Cheney is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science in Applied Computing with a concentration in Databases from the West Campus of Arizona State University. He is currently considering graduate degree options. Update: Jason graduated in May 2014.

Undergraduate Researcher

Lisa M. Tsosie

Lisa M. Tsosie Arizona State University
lmtsosi1@asu.edu
Lisa Tsosie is pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Applied Computing with a concentration in Databases at the Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. She is currently exploring graduate study opportunities. Update: Lisa graduated in December 2014.