Laura Nelson

Assistant professor
Northeastern University

Laura K. Nelson is a scholar of social movements and culture, computational sociologist, automated text analysis methodologist, and an open source, open science, reproducible research enthusiast. She is currently an assistant professor of sociology at Northeastern University, where she is a faculty affiliate at the Network Science Institute, she is core faculty at NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks, and serves on the executive committee of the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program. She has published or has work forthcoming in Sociological Methods and Research, Gender & Society, Mobilization, Poetics, and the American Journal of Sociology, among other outlets. She will soon be joining the sociology department at the University of British Columbia as an assistant professor.