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Elisa Celis

Assistant Professor
Elisa Celis

Elisa is an assistant professor in the Statistics & Data Science department, who studies the manifestation of social and economic biases in our online lives via the algorithms that encode and perpetuate them. Her research leverages both experimental and theoretical approaches, and her work spans multiple disciplines including data science, machine learning, fairness in socio-technical systems and algorithm design.

At Yale she co-founded the Computation and Society Initiative. She is a member of the Scholar’s Council of UCLA’s Center for Critical Internet Inquiry, an affiliated faculty of  Yale’s Institution for Social and Policy Studies and Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, and an Advisory Board Member of the A+ Alliance.