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Wendy Salkin

Wendy Salkin is an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at Stanford University, and a member of the Faculty Advisory Board at the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society. Previously, she was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at San Francisco State University.

Hakeem J. Jefferson

I am an assistant professor of political science at Stanford University. My research interests move at the intersection of American politics and social psychology. In particular, my current work examines the conditions under which members of stigmatized groups punish group members who transgress social norms.

Sharad Goel

Sharad's primary area of research is computational social science, an emerging discipline at the intersection of computer science, statistics, and the social sciences. He's particularly interested in applying modern computational and statistical techniques to study social and political policies, such as stop-and-frisk, swing voting, filter bubbles, do-not-track, and media bias. Before joining Stanford, Sharad was a senior researcher at Microsoft Research and Yahoo Labs.

Jisha Menon

Jisha Menon, associate professor of theater and performance studies in the School of Humanities and Sciences, is the new Denning Faculty Director of the Stanford Arts Institute (SAI). Menon will continue to teach and she remains director of Stanford’s Center for South Asia. She is affiliated with the Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, the Program in Modern Thought and Literature, and the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity.


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