Tuesday 12pm, 21 October 2014

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Covered Up: An Experiment on Censorship, Crowdsourcing, and Religion in Saudi Arabia

Paul Zachary

PhD Student - UC San Diego


Paul Zachary is a PhD student in political science at the University of California, San Diego. His research interests include applied statistics, machine learning, and causal inference and experimental political science. In particular, he is interested in using the Internet as a means to study behavior and revealed preferences. As a member of the National Science Foundation-funded Center for Evidence-Based Security Research, he is currently working on several projects related to Internet censorship. In particular, he focuses on using experiments to understand how and why governments censor online speech.