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Katherine (Katya)
Ognyanova

Assistant Professor of Communication

Faculty

OFFICE:
SDW 302
PHONE:
848-932-8833
FAX:
732-932-6916
EMAIL:
katya.ognyanova@rutgers.edu
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Katherine Ognyanova does research in the areas of network science, computational social science, social technology, media, civic, and political communication. Prior to joining Rutgers, she was a postdoctoral research fellow at Northeastern University and Harvard University. Her past experience also includes work with the Annenberg Networks Network, the Center for the Digital Future, the USC Metamorphosis Project, as well as a fellowship with the Federal Communications Commission. 


Education

Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, University of Southern California
Ph.D., Communication

University of Southern California
M.A., Communication

University of Sofia "St. Kliment Ohridski”
M.A., Virtual Culture

University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”
B.Sc., Computer Science


Research

Katherine Ognyanova works in the areas of computational social science and network analysis. Her research has a broad focus on the impact of technology on social structures, political and civic engagement, and the media system. She has a background in data science and information visualization.


Research Keywords


Centers, Labs, and Clusters


Awards & Recognitions

Dissertation Award, Mass Communication & Society Division, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication (AEJMC), 2013

Top Paper, Political Communication Division, National Communication Association (NCA), 2012


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