Position Type
- Present

Cantay has been trained as a computational social scientist and received his PhD in 2018. His research interests include computational social science, emotions in politics, social media, US Congress, networks of lobbying, and politics of renewable energy.

Cantay presented his research in various conferences and events including APSA, MPSA, Political Networks, and Microsoft Research New England Machine Learning Day. Currently, he is working on several research projects on the diffusion of information in social media and the quantification of emotions in politics.

B.A., Brandeis University; M.A., Koç University; M.A and Ph.D., Boston University

Learning & Teaching

  • Introduction to Data Analytics (DA 101)
  • Advanced Methods of Data Analytics (DA 350)