Megan Stubbs-Richardson PhD

Megan Stubbs-Richardson PhD


  • Faculty


  • Assistant Research Professor
  • PI, DS3 Laboratory


Dr. Megan Stubbs-Richardson is an Assistant Research Professor at the Social Science Research Center. She directs the Data Science for Social Sciences Laboratory (DS3) at the SSRC and is leading one of the missions of the laboratory to identify victimization patterns via social media analytics. Dr. Stubbs-Richardson has been a PI or Co-PI on projects funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institute of Justice (NIJ), and the Department of Defense (DoD). She has been conducting social media data analyses at the SSRC since 2012. In her research, she uses open source data to identify crime patterns and trends for gender-based violence and crime prevention techniques. She is currently leading a team to identify negative emotions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic as well as exposure to types of scams using 10 social media and forum platforms for an NSF funded project.