Megan Richardson HeadshotAssistant Research Professor & Research Fellow, SSRC​

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Megan Stubbs-Richardson is an Assistant Research Professor at the Social Science Research Center (SSRC) of Mississippi State University (MSU). She received her Ph.D. in Sociology with an emphasis in Criminology from MSU in 2018. Megan has been a Co-PI on projects funded by the National Institute of Justice and the Department of Defense. She co-directs the Data Science Laboratory at the Social Science Research Center and is leading one of the missions of the laboratory to identify victimization patterns via social media analytics. Her research interests include school bullying and research at the intersection of crime, technology, and society. Megan is co-authoring a book entitled, Bullying: Causes, Consequences and Real Solutions (to be published in 2020) and editing a special issue on “Advances in Youth Bullying Research” to be published with Frontiers. Her research uses novel data sources (e.g., Twitter, Google data) to examine criminological topics of interests, such as an exploration of rape culture on Twitter and crime prevention strategies in the era of Google.

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