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CITP Seminar: Amy Winecoff


Date:
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Bio:

Amy Winecoff is a data scientist at CITP. Amy’s primary interests are in human-algorithm interactions and fairness in machine learning systems. Amy received her Ph.D. in psychology and neuroscience from Duke University. After graduate school, she was an assistant professor at Bard College, where she taught neuroscience, abnormal psychology, and research methods. After leaving academia, she conducted research and developed machine learning models for government agencies such as DARPA and the U.S. Air Force to explain and predict human behavior. As a senior data scientist at True Fit and Chewy, she developed product recommendation and search systems. She also conducted quantitative user research to assess how users’ psychology informs their evaluation of algorithmic predictions. Amy is passionate about diversity and inclusion in the technology industry.

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