Bio

Zeerak Waseem is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Sheffield. He works on hate speech detection, abusive language detection, and fairness in machine learning. His areas of expertise are computational social science, hate speech detection, abusive language detection, and machine learning. He has organised the First Workshop on Abusive Language Online (co-located with ACL 2017), the Second Workshop on Abusive Language Online (co-located with EMNLP 2018), Widening NLP 2018 (co-located with NAACL 2018), Widening NLP 2019 (co-located with ACL 2019). He also sits on the research ethics committee for the University of Sheffield and on the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee for the Department of Computer Science at the University of Sheffield.