Lanu is an assistant professor at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). After finishing her sociology PhD at the University of Washington, she was a postdoctoral fellow and data science scholar at Stanford University. Her research broadly contributes to the theoretical understanding of academic knowledge creation by mainly examining the impact of academic search engines, gender inequality in higher education, and the social structure of knowledge construction. To investigate, she utilizes new big data sources, innovative analytical strategies, natural language processing, advanced statistical methods and works with interdisciplinary research teams. She is open to new collaboration opportunities. You may contact her via email if you are interested.