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Jessie Taft

Jessie Taft

Research Aid for the Social Media Lab

491 Mann Library Building

Jessie joined the Department of Communication in 2012 after graduating from Cornell with a degree in Information Science. She has also worked as Website Manager in the Department of Information Science and as an Editorial Assistant for the journal ACM Transactions on Graphics. Jessie enjoys hiking, gardening and music.

As Research Aide and Lab Manager in the Social Media Lab, she assists with: 

  • Designing and conducting research 
  • Collecting and analyzing data 
  • Editing papers and grant applications
  • Organizing project groups and meetings
  • Hiring and supervising undergraduate RAs