Kat Albrecht is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. She received her PhD in Sociology from Northwestern University and her J.D. from the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. Kat’s work sits at the intersection of computational social science and law, where she uses innovative computational techniques to study fear, violence, and data distortions. Her work has been published in outlets like Law & Policy, Nature Human Behavior, the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Frontiers in Psychology, the Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice and Criminology, & Law, Technology and Humans among others. She is also a site organizer for the Summer Institutes in Computational Social Science (SICSS) in both Chicago and Atlanta.

Check out my latest open access paper here.

Learn more about SICSS Chicago here.

Learn more about SICSS Atlanta here.


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