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Anatoliy Gruzd, Ph.D.

Canada Research Chair in Social Media Data Stewardship
Director of the Social Media Lab, Ryerson University

Anatoliy Gruzd, Ph.D., is the Canada Research Chair in Social Media Data Stewardship and the Director of the Social Media Lab at Ryerson University. His research initiatives explore how the advent of social media and the growing availability of user-generated big data are changing the ways in which people communicate, collaborate, and disseminate information and how these changes impact the social, economic, and political norms and structures of modern society. Anatoliy's expertise lies in developing and testing new analytics tools for discovering and visualizing social media data and online social networks.