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Devin Cornell

Department of Sociology
University of California, Santa Barbara
Broom Center Affiliation(s): 

Graduate Student Fellow

Devin Cornell is a Sociology graduate student at UCSBwith an NSF IGERT Fellowship in Network Science. His background in Engineering lends well to his integration of machine learning with classical quantitative methods to provide new insight to old questions about culture and conflict. Devin’s primary interest is in capturing the nature of ideology to understand how we change our beliefs and how those beliefs lead to action.

Grants, Awards and Distinctions:

Instructional Development Grant:Mohr, John M., Cornell, Devin J. 2018. Integration of Computational Methods in Sociology Curriculum.

UCSB Network Science IGERT Innovation Grant: Culture and Discourse in the Colombian Peace Process. $6,000.


Broom Graduate Associate: 
September, 2016
Contributor to Broom Center Theme(s): 
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Broom Center Publications
Hopp, Frederic R., Cornell., Devin J., Fisher, Jacob T., Huskey, Richard, Weber, RenĂ©. 2018. 
"The Moral Foundations Dictionary for News (MFD-N): A Crowd-Sourced Moral Foundations Dictionary for the Automated Analysis of News Corpora. "
Communications Association Annual Meeting.
Voth-Gaeddert, L. E., Stoker, M., Cornell, D. J., & Oerther, D. B. 2018. 
"What causes childhood stunting among children of San Vicente, Guatemala: Employing complimentary, system-analysis approaches"
International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 1–6. 
Voth-Gaeddert, L., & Cornell, D. (2017).
"Improving health information systems in Guatemala using weighted correlation network analysis."
GHTC 2016 - IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference: Technology for the Benefit of Humanity, Conference Proceedings.