Dr Selin Nugent

Assistant Director Social Science Research for the IEAI

School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics

Selin Nugent

Role

Selin is an anthropologist interested in human behavioural and cognitive modelling as it relates to cooperation and societal impacts of major technological transitions.

Her work integrates computational methods and an evolutionary perspective to tackle questions on the social roles of AI systems. Her current work explores the impacts of machine agency and human-computer interaction on social interactions in the workplace. She will be leading our Future of Work Coalition. Selin holds a BA in Anthropology from Emory University (2012), an MA (2013) and PhD (2017) in Biological Anthropology from The Ohio State University.

She previously held a position as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oxford’s Centre for the Study of Social Cohesion.

Research

Centres and institutes

Groups

Projects as Principal Investigator, or Lead Academic if project is lead by another Institution

  • REsponding to outbreaks through CO-creatiVe inclusive Equality stRategIES (led by OBBS) (01/04/2021 - 31/03/2023), funded by: European Commission, funding amount received by Brookes: £51,314

Projects as Co-investigator

  • REsponding to outbreaks through CO-creatiVe inclusive Equality stRategIES (Led by ESF)(01/04/2021 - 31/03/2023), funded by: European Commission, funding amount received by Brookes: £295,101, funded by: European Commission

Publications

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