• "Demographics in Social Media Data for Public Health Research: Does it matter?" (w/Christan Grant, Jared B. Hawkins, John S. Brownstein, and Elaine Nsoesie). September 2017. Bloomberg Data for Social Good. New York, NY.

  • "Differential Use, Differential Meaning: Race and Community Structure on Twitter." April, 2016.  XXXVI Sunbelt Conference, Newport Beach, CA.

  • "Exploring the Relationship Between Citizens and Police Via Twitter." (w/Emma Spiro, Hedwig Lee, and Tyler McCormick). March, 2016. Population Association of America, Washington D.C.

  • "From Meaning to Behavior: Mental Representation, the Patterning of Social Life, and Cultural Analysis." (w/Lynette Shaw and Michael Esposito). August, 2015. American Sociological Association, Chicago, IL

  • "Self-Presentation and Information Disclosure on Twitter: Understanding Patterns along Demographic Lines." (w/Emma Spiro, Hedwig Lee, and Tyler McCormick). May 2015. Population Association of America, San Diego, CA

  • "Developments in Anti-Trafficking Efforts: 2008-2011." (w/Kirsten Foot and Amoshaun Toft). October 2014. Interdisciplinary Conference on Human Trafficking, Lincoln, NE

  • "Taming 'Data in the Wild': The Promise and Challenges of Using Big Social Data for Demographic Research." (w/Hedwig Lee, Tyler McCormick, Ali Shojaie and Emma Spiro). September 2014. Government Accountability Office (GAO)/ Population Association of America Seminar on Data Collection and Methodology Using Social Media and Cell Phones, Washington DC

  • "Collective Identification, High Risk Protest, and Social Media Use in the Occupy Wall Street Movement." (Round table discussion). August 2014. American Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA

  • "Redrawing the 'Color Line': Examining Racial Homophily of Associative Networks in Social Media." (w/Hedwig Lee, Tyler McCormick, and Julia Morris). May 2014. Population Association of America, Boston, MA

  • "Examining Demographic Trends in Political Opinion on Twitter: The Case of Gun Control." (w/Hedwig Lee, Tyler McCormick, and Ali Shojaie). May 2014. Population Association of America, Boston, MA

  • "Using Twitter for Demographic and Social Science Research: Tools for Data Collection." (w/Hedwig Lee, Tyler McCormick, and Ali Shojaie). May 2013. Population Association of America, New Orleans, LA

  • "Affordances for Networked Activism: Evaluating the capacities of social movement sites to connect and motivate activists" (round table discussion w/Howard Welser). August 2010. American Sociological Association, Atlanta, GA

  • "Gender and Informal Activity in the United States." (w/Ann Tickamyer and Leif Jensen). August 2010. American Sociological Association, Atlanta, GA