Jevin West

Jevin West is an assistant professor in the Information School at the University of Washington and co-founder of the DataLab and the ‘Calling Bullshit’ curriculum. He is also an Adjunct Faculty in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering and Data Science Fellow at the eScience Institute and Affiliate Faculty for the Center for Statistics & Social Sciences at UW. He develops methods for mining scientific text, citations, mathematical equations and figures. He uses these tools to investigate the origins of scientific disciplines, the social and economic biases that drive these disciplines, and the impact the current publication system has on the health of science. More information can be found at jevinwest.org.

SpeakerDaniel Hamilton