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Nia Dowell

Assistant Professor

Nia Dowell is cognitive scientist by background. Her primary interests are in cognitive psychology, discourse processing, group interaction, and learning analytics. In general, Dowell’s research focuses on using language and discourse to uncover the dynamics of socially significant, cognitive, and affective processes. She is currently applying computational techniques to model discourse and social dynamics in a variety of digital environments including collaborative learning environments, design networks, and MOOCs.