Dual Ph.D. Program in Computer Science and Communication
Technology and Social Behavior (TSB) is a joint Ph.D. program in Computer Science and Communication that draws on Northwestern's strong support for interdisciplinary research, benefits from talented faculty who contribute to a tradition of collaboration, and attracts unique students who are eager for academic experiences that cross traditional departmental boundaries.
Recent Work Spotlight
TSB Students Win Presidential Fellowship, NSF Graduate FellowshipCongratulations to Henry Dambanemuya on winning the Presidential Fellowship, Harrison Kwik on receiving the NSF GRFP, and Carl Colglazier on receiving an honorable mention.
Gender inequities in the online dissemination of scholars’ work
Women are less successful than men in disseminating their research online, an NSF-funded study published in PNAS and led by TSB faculty Ágnes Horvát finds.
TSB Faculty Members Receive NSF CAREER Awards
From the Technically Social Blog
Apple's Tracking Options Give You Influence Over Tech Companies
Apple now lets users opt-out of app tracking, and developers have lost access to many people they previously tracked across apps. Will this give you more influence over tech companies?
How AI researchers are thinking about the societal impacts of AIThe NeurIPS broader impact statements offer a snapshot of a community at a crucial point of change. How do authors express impacts? What types of impacts do authors focus on?
Twitter’s Timeline Algorithm Buries External Links
New research on Twitter’s timeline curation algorithm sheds light on how it shapes what we’re exposed to.