What words politicians say matters. But which words they use is often the result not of individual choices, but of collective action over years.
Sandeep Soni earned his doctorate in computer science from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2021. His primary research is in using computational methods to model language change and social influence with applications in social science and humanities. His research has been featured in top conferences and journals such the Association of Computational Linguistics, KDD, the International Conference on Social Informatics, and the Journal of Cultural Analytics. He will start a postdoctoral fellowship position at the University of California, Berkeley, in fall 2021.