The Social Data Research and Dissertation Fellowship program, supported by the Omidyar Network, seeks to encourage multifaceted pathways for the collection and analysis of social data, with the larger aim of cultivating robust research on technology and society. In the initial grant cycle, fellows were asked to focus on the forthcoming 2020 election in the United States, while thinking creatively about possible approaches to gathering and analyzing relevant data.

Visit the full award announcement for further information about the context for the program, an overview of the selection process, and a discussion of the awardees.

The following are awardees from the Social Data Research and Dissertation Fellowship program: