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Nitheesha Nakka

Nitheesha Nakka

Nitheesha Nakka

314 Pond Laboratory Department of Political Science University Park, Pa 16802
Nitheesha Nakka

Professional Bio

I am a Political Science PhD student at Pennsylvania State University. My primary research interests focus on social data analytics. More specifically, I study how online social media movements effects offline political participation. My current research topics include political discussion on Twitter, TikTok and YouTube. I am interested in computational methods including text analysis, machine learning and sentiment analysis.

Areas of Interest

  • American Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • Methodology
  • Social Movements and Protest
  • Congress
  • Comparative Political Economy
  • Institutions