Molly Laas is a program director in the Media and Democracy program, focusing on the MediaWell platform. A former science journalist, she received her PhD in 2017 from the program in the history of science, medicine, and technology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to joining SSRC, she was a 2019-2021 Mellon/ACLS public fellow at the Data & Society Research Institute.
Programs and Projects
The Data Fluencies Project seeks to develop an expansive and interdisciplinary approach that combines the interpretative traditions of the arts and humanities with critical work in the social and data sciences to support innovative engagements with (and resistances to) our data-filled world.