"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