Our Social NLP Team

In this group, we analyze and process the socio-cultural aspects of language. Our aim is to develop models and algorithms that better understand human languages.

Current Members

Layla Bouzoubaa

PhD Student

Medhavi Pandit

Undergraduate

Linh Phuong Nguyen

Undergraduate

Minh Nguyen

Undergraduate

Past Students:

  • Jessie Kou, B.Sc.'22. Statistics, UIUC (2021)

Leveraging Story-telling to Analyze People’s Moral Perception in Images vs. Texts


  • Kevin Redline, M.Sc.’21 Library and Information Science, UIUC (2021)

Leveraging Story-telling to Analyze People’s Moral Perception in Images vs. Texts


  • Junjie (Nick) Yue, M.Sc.’21 Information Management, UIUC (2021)

Leveraging Story-telling to Analyze People’s Moral Perception in Images vs. Texts


  • Farras Rivai, B.Sc.’23 Information Science, UIUC (2020-2021)

Using Computational Models to Extract Long-term Impact from Unstructured Texts


  • Tiffany Lu, B.Sc.’18 Actuarial Science and Economics and M.Sc.'21 Information Management, UIUC (2018-2021)

Evaluating and Extending Moral Foundation Dictionary, and

Temporal Analysis of Women Empowerment


  • Ikenna Akuba, B.Sc.’20 Econometrics, UIUC (2020)

Using Computational Models to Extract Long-term Impact from Unstructured Texts


  • Vaishnavi Myadam, B.Sc.’22 Statistics and Computer Science, UIUC (2020)

Using Computational Models to Extract Long-term Impact from Unstructured Texts


  • Lan Jiang, M.Sc.’20 Information Management, UIUC (2020)

Analyzing Structural Balance in Social Networks


  • Saumil Shah, M.Sc.’19 Information Management, UIUC (2019)

Leveraging Morality to Enhance Stance Prediction


  • Jessica Schmiederer, B.Sc.’18 Actuarial Science and Economics, UIUC (2018)

Evaluating and Extending Moral Foundation Dictionary