Matthew Denny

Facebook, Inc. and Georgetown University


Matt Denny is Research Scientist at Facebook and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University. His research focuses on developing new methods to learn from text and social network data. He completed his PhD in Political Science at Penn State University, where he was an NSF Big Data Social Science IGERT fellow. He previously worked as a data scientist at Skopos Labs, and cofounded Cerenetics Inc., a medical-tech startup. From 2013-2015 he was a statistical methods consultant for the Institute for Social Science Research at UMass Amherst. Matt has taught dozens of workshops on a wide range of data science topics, and was a Teaching Assistant for the ICPSR Summer Program for three years while a graduate student.