Upcoming event: I am co-organizing Resek 2024: AI, Media, and Society mini-conference at UIUC on April 5, 2024. Registration link here

I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and affiliated with SSRC Digital Platforms Initiative and NYU Center for Social Media and Politics.

I study media and information technologies, with a focus on their relationship to diversity and inequality. Much of my work involves original data collection including archival research or field experiments. 

My CV is here


Email: lenasong@illinois.edu