We decode the social effects of media to put their power to good use.

Dr. Melissa Ellamil

 Data Scientist


Melissa Ellamil focuses on machine learning and natural language processing. She received her Ph.D. in Psychology, with a concentration in Cognitive Neuroscience and Quantitative Methods, from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada and completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, Germany. Throughout her graduate and postdoctoral work, she investigated the brain and body responses associated with spontaneous mental and social processes, such as mind wandering and dance club engagement. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, climbing, and snowboarding in the mountains as well as exploring all the ramen and book shops in the city.