User:CS natematias

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CS natematias
Location Princeton, NJ, United States
Occupation Associate Research Scholar, Princeton University Psychology, Center for Information Technology Policy, and Sociology. Founder of CivilServant
Education MIT, University of Cambridge, Elizabethtown College
Contact info
Blog http://www.natematias.com/
Interests
  • Wikipedia
  • Literature
  • Computing
  • Linguistics
  • Sociology
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
User language
en-5 This user has professional knowledge of English.
es-1 Este usuario tiene un conocimiento básico del español.
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J. Nathan Matias (CivilServant account)[edit]

I use this account when contributing to Wikipedia in my capacity as founder of the CivilServant nonprofit, which does collaborative research on Wikipedia together with Wikipedians.

My personal account, which I have used for previous research projects, is at User:Rubberpaw.

As founder of CivilServant and as an academic researcher, I work alongside the public through citizen behavioral science to discover and test ideas for a safer, fairer, more understanding internet. I am currently an Associate Research Scholar in the Princeton University Psychology Department (Paluck Lab), Center for Information Technology, and Sociology. I am also a visiting scholar at the MIT Media Lab. I completed my PhD at the MIT Media Lab Center for Civic Media and my time as a fellow and affiliate at the Berkman Center at Harvard in 2017.

In July 2019, I am joining the Cornell University Department of Communication as an assistant professor.

In 2015, I organized a project on Meta to create a resource guide to research on online harassment and other content moderation questions. It's due an update, so contact me if you're interested (I can be found at jmatias@princeton.edu)

I am also an active contributor on AcaWiki, where I summarize academic publications for a public audience.

Current Research Projects with Wikipedians[edit]