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A Social History of Machine Learning - A CBI Tomash Virtual Lecture
Join CBI's 2020 - 2021 Tomash Fellow Aaron Mendon-Plasek, History Department, Columbia University presenting his paper on the topic of Social History of Machine Learning.

May 5, 2021 01:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Aaron Mendon-Plasek
History Department @Columbia University
Columbia University History Department ABD Aaron Plasek is the 2020-2021 Adelle and Erwin Tomash Fellow at CBI. At Drake University, Plasek earned a BS in Physics and Astronomy, prior to completing a Master’s of Fine Arts at the Art Institute of Chicago and a MA in Humanities and Social Thought at New York University. In 2015, he began pursuing his Ph.D. at Columbia University, working with standout historians Columbia’s Matthew Jones (primary) and Richard John, and University of Pennsylvania’s Stephanie Dick. Prior to Columbia, Plasek taught courses at the Art Institute of Chicago, Colorado State University, and Benedictine University. His doctoral research has been supported by prestigious fellowships and grants, locally and nationally, including Columbia’s Richard Hofstadter Fellowship and by the National Science Foundation.